Blog & News — Artisan Features

Interview with Brian Brace, Roycroft Renaissance Artisan

We were very fortunate to have Brian Brace in our store in 2018! Here's a peek into his mind (and music!). What wood species do you work with?   My main woods that I am now working in are Quartersawn White Oak, Sapele, Walnut, and Cherry.   I am even getting to where we are cutting some of those woods ourselves that grow here in the Asheville area which is a great way to see a piece of furniture from the tree to finish product. What piece of work would you like to be remembered for? I have 3 pieces!    ...

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Interview with Keith Rust, Roycroft Renaissance Artisan

Modern Bungalow is proud to feature Roycroft Renaissance Artisan Keith Rust! Keith is masterful at capturing the spirit of landscapes, and conveying the essence that inspires the awe of nature in the viewer. Our store is one of a very few places in the country that carry his work, and we have framed giclee on canvas prints from both before and after he was awarded the Roycroft distinction. Find his work on our website here: Keith Rust Illustration Below is a brief interview about his art and his inspiration: Modern Bungalow: What medium do you work in? Keith Rust: I create my...

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Featured Vendor Stories: Borkholder Furniture

Borkholder Furniture featured vendor stories. Get a glimpse into the history, the motivations, and the process behind one of America's premier crafters of heirloom style solid wood furniture. From the initial process of choosing hardwoods for specific designs to the application of the eco-friendly finish, we take you on a tour of the Borkholder process and show you what true American craftsman design looks like.

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