By: Y Studios


Y Studios is a regular features contributor to WGSN, a London-based online design intelligence and research service for fashion and lifestyle industries. This is a special themed report commissioned by WGSN Homebuildlife.

A confluence of socio-economic and cultural factors has driven a collective desire to celebrate America’s cultural heritage. There is a growing movement among independent furniture designers to form small companies or collectives, with a common goal of bringing the romance of craft back into furniture making.

Y Studios interviewed a diversity of design talents in the business and asks them for their candid views on what they feel is important in their work.

This report was originally published on in April 2011.

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