Custom furniture

Howard Hatch is a graduate of the School for American Craftsmen at Rochester Institute of Technology. Since 1976 Hatch has been creating elegant studio furniture with a combination of fine materials, meticulous craftsmanship and original design. His designs show a wide range of influences from organic natural forms, as in his "Shell Back Chair" to the geometric "Grid Back Chair". The result is unique custom furniture that is as beautiful as it is functional.

The type of work I sell can be divided into three catagories: some of my more popular pieces have become standards which I have sold as pictured... (more)

Ideation

Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.

Drafting

A drafting specialist will create a blueprint of your idea using computer aided design (CAD) software. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.

Materials

Material suppliers will provide you with the raw materials and components of your end product.

Sample-Making

Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.