Wood, stone, glass, metal, wool, silk, cotton, paper, grass, leather, linen. Typically a mark of quality, natural materials provide depth of color, texture, and luster. All furnishings age with time and use. Articles made of natural materials tend to age well and may become even more beautiful as they are imbued with their owner’s appreciatio
Welcome to STUDIO89
Surrounding ourselves with things that feel authentic and relevant creates sanctuary, promotes personal wellness, and allows our best selves to come forward.
Well-designed furnishings allow us to live better with fewer things.
STUDIO89 is a small workshop on the coast of Maine whose artisans design and handcraft original, modern furnishings that enrich the day-to-day experience through their usefulness, beauty and long life.
Natural materials and traditional methods of craftsmanship are used to enhance the form and function of original designs. Natural finishes are used to limit negative environmental impact and allow a fuller visual and tactile enjoyment of each piece.
Whether it is a custom design or a made-to-order collection item, for home or commercial space, each STUDIO89 piece is designed to balance aesthetics with practicality.
Furniture & Lighting CollectionOriginal STUDIO89 designs made to order. Each piece is customizable through choice of material and finish.
Small FurnishingsStocked and made-to-order furnishings: mirrors, towel racks, candlesticks, table-top décor items.
Soft FurnishingsHandmade sewn and knitted throw pillows, table-top linens, and stuffed animals.
Live-edge Furniture and Small FurnishingsOne-of-a-kind tables, beds, and décor items incorporating live edge slabs in a variety of wood species.
We need furniture for function, but also for emotion. When we feel an attraction to a piece of furniture, we have identified an emotional connection with this object. Perhaps its form sparks pleasant memories, or its lines are both visually interesting and soothing. Hand-made furnishings from local materials exude authenticity and meaning.
If there’s one thing you do that makes you feel most like yourself, whatever that is, then you know why creatives create. It is a craving to manipulate raw materia