This page is a listing of custom craftsman, commercial companies, architects, etc. all offering products and services to help decorate your home, office, or commercial space in the designs inspired by the Prairie architects like Walter Burley Griffin, Purcell and Elmslie and all architects working in Prairie School and Organic architecture. Prairie School style - sometimes referred to simply as "Prairie Style".
Furniture | Rugs/Textiles/Tile | Art Glass/Doors | Lamps | Licensed Reproductions | Architects | Metalwork/Concrete/Urns | Interior Designers | Art & Frames
New listings in: Architects 01/18/2010 Ryan Thewes, Architect
Rugs/Textiles/Tile 11/01/2009 Animas Quilts
I have attempted to list as much contact information as possible on each listing. If you try to contact one of the people listed and their information has changed, please email me. This page exists because in my own attempt to find Prairie/Usonian style craftsman, I found no page that listed all these resources. The businesses listed do not pay fees to be listed here. There is no implied recommendation for any business listed. The reader should exercise research and reference checking before making any purchases.
If you are a craftsman, decorator, store owner, and would like to have your product/company listed, email me for more information.
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Last updated on October 1, 2010
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Midlothian, VA 23113-1826
Home Page Link: Prairie Spirit Workshop
One person shop devoted to creating high quality furnishings in Prairie and Mission styles. Lamps, furniture, and decorative art all inspired by Prairie architects, Gustav Stickley and Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Low overhead costs allows the shop to offer reasonable prices and will ship anywhere in the continental U.S. Art glass shades and wood base lamps are all crafted by Rich Horn himself. The website contains many fine pictures.
156 Industrial Drive
Bradford, VT 05033
Home Page Link: Copeland Furniture
Copeland Furniture is the licensed company to produce the most famouse Prairie School architects furniture designs. They have access to the original furniture plans and have made some minor modifications to most designs to make the furniture more comfortable for current customers. Qulaity hardwoods, preceise fit and beautiful finishes are the hallmark of thie Prairie style furniture. Sold thorugh many dealers, visit thier website for pictures and locations of dealers near you.
Oak Park Home & Hardware
Home Page Link: Oak Park Home & Hardware
Oak Park Home & Hardware is a fantastic resource for period hardware, lighting, furniture, and accessories. Specializes in lighting, hardware, and accessories for Arts & Crafts, Mission, Prairie, Bungalow, English Tudor, Tudor Manor, and Spanish Revival styles.
Martin Hackl Furniture, Art Glass, Restoration Consultant
Oak Park, IL
Home Page Link: Martin Hackl Furniture, Art Glass, Restoration Consultant
Martin Hackl offers Prairie School furniture design and construction, art glass, and accessories. In addition, Martin offers house restoration consulting and decorating/design for true period Prairie School style. Martin is a former general contractor and has a specialty in historic wood finishes and re-finishing including shellac. Martin also is the author of the book and computer CD "The Life and Work of John Van Bergen, Architect" - an original Prairie School architect.
William Laberge Cabinetmaker, Inc.
5145 Route 30
Dorset, VT 05251
Home Page Link: William Laberge Cabinetmaker, Inc.
William creates furniture in the Prairie, Shaker, Mission, Arts & Crafts and Colonial traditions. He crafts reproductions, as well as, custom designs. The designs include living room, dining room, entertainment centers, and accessories. His page offers several photographs of Prairie designed pieces with dimensions and pricing information. His website also provides information on galleries that carry his furniture and directions to his shop in Vermont.
N4055 Red Pine Drive
White Lake, WI 54491
Home Page Link: Gallenberg Studio
Thomas J. Gallenberg, furniture craftsman, has a focus in finely crafted furniture that centers around the architectural style of the Arts and Crafts Period and around the strong, simple style epitomized by Mission Style furniture. Greene and Greene, Gustav Stickley. These are the architects and fine craftsman representing the time period when true craftsmanship was as much a work of art as it was a job. His work is influenced by what these men created. Gallenberg Studio also offers garden furniture.
Swartzendruber Hardwood Creations
1100 Chicago Avenue
Goshen, IN 46526
Home Page Link: Swartzendruber Hardwood Creations
With over 70 unique Prairie inspired furniture designs, Swartzendruber Hardwoods offers one of the largest collections of prairie style items available anywhere, including dining room sets, occasional tables, seating, bookcases, leaded glass, bedroom group, and a new Prairie Office collection. Every piece is handmade one at a time by their mastercraftsmen. Inquire for their catalog.
Heart of Oak Workshop
8 McLaren, Unit H
Irvine, Ca. 92618
Home Page Link: Heart of Oak Workshop
Heart of Oak Workshop builds hand crafted reproductions and adaptations of Arts & Crafts and Prairie School furniture and accessories. Utilizing historically correct materials, joinery, and finishes. Items range from desk lamps to dining room settings. Visit their website for pictures and information.
G. Fitzwilliam, Co.
2109 West 2200 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
Home Page Link: G. Fitzwilliam, Co.
Geoffrey Fitzwilliam started out as a violin and guitar craftsman. He has followed his passion to fine furniture production rooted in the Arts & Crafts Movement and Prairie School style. A portfolio of his work is featured on his website.
Jim Howe Woodworking & Design
17934 N.E. 65th St.
Redmond, WA 98052
Home Page Link: Jim Howe Woodworking & Design
Jim Howe crafts limited edition furniture and accessories designs and also executes custom work. Of particular interest is an entry door inspired by the Coonley playhouse window design. A good resource for those who want something perfect for the space and are not willing to settle for less. His website offers pictures their work and furniture.
Robert Gasperetti - Furniture Maker
Mt Tabor Avenue, PO Box 242
Danby Village, Vermont 05739
Home Page Link: Robert Gasperetti - Furniture Maker
Bob Gasperetti's work is inspired by Shaker, Mission and Arts and Crafts furniture, believing that simple, functional furniture crafted with quality materials, integrity and pride will yield a timeless piece that will be passed down from generation to generation. All pieces are made of solid hardwoods with cherry, walnut and figured maples being the woods of choice. Visit his website for numerous pictures and a detailed discussion of his woodworking philosophy.
Northern Crafts Furniture Makers
P.O. Box 1114
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Home Page Link: Northern Crafts Furniture Makers
High in the Poconos of Pennsylvania, is the Northern Crafts design studio of Furniture Craftsman Paul Reiche. Paul has spent the past 17 years designing authentic hand crafted furniture with his own interpretation and flair. Mission style is one of his specialties using red oak hardwood. His work features hand fitted wood joinery - no screws or nails are used. They also craft mission style wood screens. Visit their website for pictures of their fine pieces.
2007 Copper Kettle Circle
Pleasant View, TN 37146
Home Page Link: PoolTablePlans.com
Plans for an Arts & Crafts Mission designed pool table. Detailed plans for the non-woodworker to build your own regulation pool table to match your Mission Arts & Crafts style. They offer customer support and a guarantee. Visit the site for pictures and more information.Back to top
Specialty in Usonian/Prairie inspired designs. Hand-tufted and Hand-knotted 100% wool area rugs. Designs inspired by architects of the Prairie School. Customized to your color, size and shape needs. Design your own rug or adapt one of their designs. Many people have art glass designs used in a custom area rug. These designs utilize the simple geometric forms that complement Prairie, Mission style, or Arts & Crafts style furniture. The rug designs also fit well in Mid-Century Modern homes. Also see the Bungalow era rug designs.
28-13 14th Street
Long Island City, NY 11102
Home Page Link: Costikyan Carpets
Costikyan Carpets has rugs that are officially licensed reproductions of original architect rug designs. They are hand-woven and consist of wool and silk blends. Custom sizes are available. When you contact them, they will provide a name of a dealer near you.
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830 Douglas Hill Road, Eureka MT 59917
Voice Mail: 406.297.7744
E-mail: Jackie and Friends at AnimasQuilts.com
Home Page Link: Animas Quilts
An international teacher and lecturer since 1989, Jackie Robinson has authored twelve quilting books is is a National Artisan for Bernina. She is best known for her geometric patterns, creating new and expanded designs from traditional shapes. Jackie has made in excess of 400 quilts. Her quilts have been featured on the covers of Quilt World and Creative Quilting. American Patchwork and Quilting wrote a feature story about her Prairie Style quilts and then, in 1997 they selected her shop, Animas Quilts, as one of the ten shops to feature in their Sampler issue.
Home Page Link: www.DecoDame.com
DecoDame began as interior design firm in the 1980's. It grew in to a firm specializing in Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern, Art Nouveau design. They carry original and reproduction pieces of furniture, fabrics, lighting and other products for your home. They also carry licensed original Prairie Architect's fabric. Click under "Fabrics" on their website to see the choices.
Designs in Tile
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
Home Page Link: Designs in Tile
Custom Historic Tiles & Murals -- Specialists in Victorian and English/American Arts & Crafts tile and murals, coordinated borders and field patterns.Back to top
129 E. Wisconsin Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Home Page Link: Oakbrook-Esser Studios, Inc.
Oakbrook-Esser is a Prairie Architect licensed authorized studio. They produce licensed reproduction art glass windows and lamp shades. The studio was commissioned to do reproductions of the Coonley Playhouse windows when the playhouse building was restored in the 1980's. Visit their site for pictures and the details of their work.
Arthur Stern Studios
1075 Jackson Street
Benicia, CA 94510
Home Page Link: Arthur Stern Studios
Arthur Stern is an award winning glass artist. He holds degrees in architecture and design. Mr. Stern has worked on numerous original Prairie Architect art glass projects. His studio can provide you with reproduction and restoration work on your original Prairie Style home. They can also design/provide art glass for your new home. The website has many pictures of their work. The studio also has designed several screens using art glass windows.
Prairie Designs of California
Brisbane, CA 94005
Home Page Link: Prairie Designs of California
Prairie Designs of California sell full size patterns, pattern books and lamp building instructions/patterns of art glass from original Prairie buildings. Complete lamp bases and lamp hardware kits are also available. They also sell Prairie House Classic Came™ made from the same dies used to make the original came at the turn of the century. This came is available in zinc, brass and copper and is made by the Chicago Metallic Corp.
183 East Pomeroy Street
River Falls, WI 54022
Home Page Link: Designer Doors (Garage)
Overhead Garage Doors that complement the unique architecture of significant older homes or newly designed residences. Hand-crafted with care, as doors were 100 years ago, these custom overhead garage doors combine form and function. Designer Doors works directly with architects, design-builders and homeowners to design and manufacture garage doors for unique and historic homes. Build to your design, or they offer free design assistance through their sales and design associates across the country. Check out their Prairie Style garage doors on the website.
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Arthur Nesser Studio
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At the Dana-Thomas House
300 East Lawrence Avenue
Home Page Link: Sumac Shop
The Dana-Thomas house is owned by the state of Illinois. The home is open to the public for tours Wednesday through Sunday and available for hosting private parties. The Sumac Shop is located in the carriage house adjacent to the residence and sells Prairie inspired pieces. Furniture, lamps, tableware, blankets, jewelry, clothing, books, videos, art glass, calendars, toys, cards, software, posters and prints designed exclusively for the Dana - Thomas House, etc. are offered. Proceeds go towards the upkeep and restoration of the Dana - Thomas House.
Heartland House Designs
741 N. Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
Home Page Link: Heartland House Designs
Heartland House Designs has a full line of licensed Prairie style cross stitch and needlepoint designs plus Louis Sullivan, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, tropical fish, botanicals and more. Available at most cross stitch and needlecraft supply stores or through their website.
Cream City Editions, Inc.
4065A N. Calhoun Rd. #101
Brookfield, WI 53005
Voice: 414. 783.2404
Home Page Link: Cream City Editions, Inc.
Specializing in Iris fine art printmaking and publishing. Under an exclusive license from an original Prairie Architect's Foundation, Cream City Editions publishes a series of Iris fine art reproductions of original drawings. Each print has been restored from digital scans made from transparencies of the original drawings, photographed in Arizona.
Maclin Studio, Inc.
524 South 2nd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Home Page Link: Design Collections
Design Collections (Maclin Studio) specializes in jewelry based on design motifs drawn from the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and an original Prairie Architect.Back to top
165 Lelawood Circle
Nashville, TN 37209
Home Page Link: Ryan Thewes Architect
Ryan Thewes, graduated from the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning in 2000. While in school, Ryan studied the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, which made a strong impression on his development as a designer. After Ryan graduated, he broadened his education of organic architecture by working for the late Don Erickson, an architect in Chicago, and Robert Green, an architect practicing in the Atlanta area; both successful former apprentices of Frank Lloyd Wright. In 2002, Ryan accepted a job with architect Bart Prince in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In 2006, Ryan and his wife Shay, moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he set up his own design practice, to continue in the legacy of organic architecture. Ryan is a licensed architect in the state of Tennessee and is a member of the National Council of Architects Registration Board.
Michael Rust Architect LLC
1321 W. McNair St.
Chandler, Arizona 85224
Home Page Link: Michael Rust Architect LLC
In 1989, Michael Rust was the third person to receive an accredited degree from the (Taliesin) School of Architecture. In 1990, he was the youngest person to be asked to join the staff of The Taliesin Senior Fellowship. Michael Rust was an instructor for several workshops and classes offered to the apprentices at (Taliesin) School of Architecture. Michael Rust-Architect LLC was formed as an architectural design company located in Chandler, Arizona and is committed to providing custom design work based on a philosophy of timeless design, in harmony with the site and appropriate to client needs.
Anthony Puttnam, Architect, LLC
6502 Grand Teton Plaza
Madison, WI 53719
Home Page Link: Taliesin Architects
Provides ongoing architectural services for Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison WI, the Univ.of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Human Ecology and the University Arboretum and many residencies and planning projects. This office is also participating in the work for the Taliesin in Spring Green, WI Restoration Master Plan and the ongoing restoration and stabilzation projects on the buildings at that site.
Marcus and Willers Architects
415 First Street West Suite 3
Sonoma, CA 95476
Home Page Link: Marcus & Willers Architects
Marcus and Willers is a full service architecture firm including home and commercial design, interior design, and furniture design. Their website lists the full range of services offered. Also included are pictures of projects.
Gary Tucker Architect
1472 Los Alamos Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Home Page Link: Gary Tucker Architect
Gary Tucker has a residential practice in the wine country of Northern California using the principles of organic architecture learned at Taliesin. His website has a portfolio of 15 beautiful California homes integrated with their settings by using natural materials and a concept that is artistically sensitive to the character of the site. Mr. Tucker is available to work on projects throughout the country. Please visit the website for more information.
Felhandler, Steeneken and Wilk Architects
New York, Los Angeles
Home Page Link: Felhandler, Steeneken and Wilk Architects
Felhandler, Steeneken and Wilk Architects is a full service architecture and design firm. They design buildings, furnishings, textiles and manage renovation projects. Many styles are covered including Arts & Crafts and Prairie. Known for their knowledge of architectural craftsmanship, the firm emphasizes their great attention to detail and tradition. They maintain excellent relationships with artisans of every trade. Their website offers some great pictures of projects, biographies of the principals and some great links to other sites.
Sala Architects, Inc.
formerly Mulfinger, Susanka, Mahady & Partners, Inc.
43 Main Street SE Suite 410
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Home Page Link: Sala Architects, Inc.
Sala Architects, Inc. is a full service architecture firm. They have designed several homes that have been featured on national televsion programs. Of special interest to Prairie and Usonian style fans are the pictures on the website of homes designed in these styles. They have also done restorations, additions, and remodels of original Prairie School style homes. Their website offers some great images of past projects.
Rudolph & Associates P.C.
1807 West Sunnyside Avenue 2D
Chicago, IL 60640-5804
Home Page Link: Coming Soon.
Christopher Rudolph, AIA has won many awards for his work. He was the recipient of The Young Architect Award from the Chicago Chapter American Institute of Architects in 1985. He and his firm use the principles and design embraced by the Prairie School of the Midwest. The firm designs private residences, restorations/expansions, commercial buildings and Institutional projects. They also design furniture, fixtures, and art glass to complete their projects.
4061 N. Main Street - Suite 200
Racine, WI 53402
Home Page Link: Genesis Architecture
Ken Dahlin, AIA principal of Genesis Architecture, specializes in residential design in the Organic/Prairie modes. His work has been published nationally and locally. Mr. Dahlin has won several national design awards for his Organic and Prairie designs. Their website has excellent examples of their work.
Donald Reed Chandler, Architect
2107 Owls Cove Lane
Reston, VA 20191
Home Page Link: Donald Reed Chandler, Architect
Mr. Chandler is a full service design and construction firm. Following the principles of organic architecture, Mr. Chandler's firm designs luxury and moderate single family homes, additions and renovations, multi-family housing and commercial buildings. Mr. Chandler has won several awards for his designs including his own home which is a hemicycle design. Mr. Chandler's website offers many pictures of his work including his own home.
8008 Carondelet Avenue Suite 302
Saint Louis, MO 63105
Home Page Link: Julien Associates
Douglas F. Julien operates a full service architecture firm. Mr. Julien has designed several homes in the Prairie School style. Several examples of residential design are available on the home web page.
Scott A. Brothen, AIA
Tailored Places, Ltd.
980 East Drexel Avenue
Oak Creek, WI 53154
Scott A. Brothen specializes in residential design and is strongly influenced by Prairie and Usonian architecture. Mr. Brothen works in the Arts & Crafts and Mission styles also. Call or email for information on his work.
Mark Stewart & Associates, Inc.
Home Page Link: Mark Stewart & Associates, Inc.
Mark Stewart has designed award winning Prairie style homes. They also have stock plans of several Prairie style homes that you can order from their website. The website includes pictures and floorplans of all the designs. The firm will also create custom plans for your home.
Richard A Keding Architect
Santa Rosa, California 95409
Home Page Link: Richard A Keding Architect
Richard Keding conducts a professional practice offering personal architectural services to those who wish to build beautiful and distinctive environments. His architectural career began in 1958 when he was accepted by Taliesin. He held a position on the staff of Taliesin Architects until 1970, and has since designed residences and other structures which uniquely fulfill their owners’ desires while maintaining quiet consonance with their natural surroundings. Recently completed projects are handsomely illustrated on his website which is updated from time to time.
168 Twin Lake Drive
Swansea, IL. 62226
Home Page Link: Eilering Architects
Ronald L. Eilering, AIA started his architectural firm in 1963 and has been creating buildings for living and work ever since. Mr. Eilering believes in the principles of organic architecture and has developed a “signature style” uniting building to landscape, best represented in his mid-western home designs. Mr. Eilering is licensed in Missouri, Illinois and North Carolina.
Cliff Hickman Design & Construction
P.O. Box 4354
Santa Barbara, California 93140
Home Page Link: Cliff Hickman Design & Construction
Cliff Hickman designs homes and furniture using organic principles inspired by the Prairie School. His website contains numerous photos of his home designs both inside and out.Back to top
5430 Sunny Ridge Road
Mineral Point, WI 53565
Home Page Link: Home Page Link: R. Henry Design, Inc.
Randall Riemer - Metal Artist and David Hutchison. Very eye-catching metal Wall sculptures, Furniture, and Functional Objects. Custom pieces available. Perfect for Usonian interiors or Prairie style interiors. See the many pictures on the website. You can also see their work at several Fine Arts shows across the country. Visit the website for details.
Historical Arts & Casting, Inc.
5580 West Bagley Park Road
West Jordon, UT 84008
Home Page Link: Home Page Link: Historical Arts & Casting, Inc.
Licensed reproductions of a famous Prairie architect designs. Various vases, candle holders, urns, ornamentation all cast in metal. High quality color brochure available. Their work is also available through retailers of licensed reproductions. They also carry a line of Louis Sullivan reproductions.
Fitzsimmons Decorative Arts
208 South Marion Street
Oak Park IL 60302
Home Page Link: Fitzsimmons Decorative Arts
Reproduction Prairie style concrete urns. Available in both two foot square and three foot square sizes. Fitzsimmons is also an excellent gallery for original Arts & Crafts furniture and decorative arts. If you would like a portion of an architectural frieze Louis Sullivan or Elmslie, you can find it at their gallery. They also have a very good library covering the Prairie School architects and the innovators of the Arts & Crafts styles.
The Prairie Planter Company
Home Page Link: The Prairie Planter Company
The Prairie Planter Company manufactures affordable, quality garden planters and planter kits adapted from designs of the Prairie school era (1890-1913). Distinctive planter designs that capture the spirit of organic architectural principles.
Classic Garden Ornaments, Ltd.® Longshadow Gardens
83 Longshadow Lane
Pomona, Illinois 62975
Home Page Link: Classic Garden Ornaments, Ltd.® Longshadow Gardens
Classic Garden Ornaments, Ltd.,® began manufacturing LONGSHADOW® Planters, its own line of reconstituted limestone planters, in 1994. Their porous, reconstituted limestone walls conserve moisture to permit superior plant growth. They withstand all season use, developing a natural patina of mosses in shady environments. LONGSHADOW® has been specified by architects and designers for commercial, residential, university and garden settings throughout the United States. The Prairie Planters are inspired by the Chicago School of Architecture, which included Louis H. Sullivan, Marion Mahony Griffin, Walter Burley Griffin, George W. Maher, William G. Purcell, and many others.
Nichols Bros Stoneworks
Maltby, WA 98296
Home Page Link: Nichols Bros Stoneworks
Nichols Bros Stoneworks was granted a license by a famous Prairie Architect's Foundation, to re-produce Garden Urns and Statuary designed by the architect. These pieces are faithfully re-produced from the original designs, and in some cases are scaled up or down, to fit many settings, large or small.
P.O. Box 308
Rhinelander WI 54501
Home Page Link: Dragonfly Designs, LLC
Linda S. Hutchinson ASID provides interior design for authentic historic interiors. Linda has completed several projects in the prairie style for historic homes, new construction, and apartment living.
Clark House Design & Flashback Design
Fort Atkinson, WI & Portland, OR
Home Page Link: Clark House Design & Flashback Design
Clark House Design & Flashback Design are architectural and interior design firms that were originally founded in 1994. They have offices in both Portland, Oregon and Fort Akinson, Wisconsin. They specialize in design work that is reminiscent of early 20th-century Arts & Crafts architecture, including restoration and remodeling of original structures. They also provide fully custom design services for new construction.
Home Page Link: Anita Munman - 20th Century Fine Art, Inc.
Since 1993 Anita Munman has been offering period-inspired works of art in the Mission/Arts & Crafts style, which are produced from her original paintings. She continues that tradition by offering a large selection of Open Edition Canvas lithographs, a growing selection of Limited Edition canvas giclees and occasionally an original painting, or artist's proof plus Arts & Crafts style frames.
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