west elm is bringing more local makers + handcrafted goods to our customers!

We’re proud to announce the launch of our west elm local Massachusetts assortment at our Fenway store. This new collection is a curated selection of home goods and handmade gifts from LOCAL artisans.

Boston Note Cards from Albertine Press available at West Elm Fenway in Boston. #westelmlocal

Albertine Press is a Boston-area letterpress design and print studio that crafts unique letterpress note cards, journals and prints.

Culinarium Kitchenware available at west elm Fenway. #westelmlocal

Culinarium Kitchenware’s handcrafted concrete kitchenware is produced utilizing eco-friendly materials such as concrete, recycled marble dust, rubber, cork and stainless steel.

Forest Bound available at west elm Fenway. #westelmlocal

Forest Bound uses exclusively found and salvaged textiles to create a line of durable, utilitarian tote bags.

J Hill Design available at west elm Fenway. #westelmlocal

J Hill Design’s modern travel posters highlight Boston pride and celebrate local sports teams.

ShanMan Clay Co. available at west elm Fenway. #westelmlocal

ShanMan Clay Co.’s playful ceramic geoplanters feature colorful and multidimensional glazes.

ReStudio available at west elm Fenway. #westelmlocal

ReStudio art prints use typography to create bold images of iconic landmarks and geography.

Taylor Ceramics at west elm Fenway. #westelmlocal

Taylor Ceramics makes hand built and wheel thrown porcelain wares for the home.

Whitney Somerville  available at west elm Fenway. #westelmlocal

Whitney Somerville’s textiles for home are made from natural fibers including cotton, linen, silk and water-based inks.

The Uncommon Green  available at west elm Fenway. #westelmlocal

The Uncommon Green’s street maps glassware meld artistry with functionality, practicality with wit, and style with sustainability.

Check the west elm Fenway Facebook page + follow @westelmfenway on Instagram to stay up-to-date on #westelmlocal launch parties + events.

Are you a local maker? If you know of any other makers in Massachusetts or around the country that west elm should consider for local assortments, please let us know. Email your recommendations to: welocal@wsgc.com.

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April 24, 2014

LOVE THESE glasses I see they make other cities, this is something I would LOVE to see at my local west elm and or online


April 25, 2014

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Ken Hohnecker

July 25, 2016

My name is Ken Hohnecker. I just finished a weekend selling my work at your West Elm location on Broadway in NYC. Reba Bozart, the GM, loved my work and invited me back. David Borden was the one who got me started. I also worked and spoke with Tonisha, Christine., Alex and Cameron among others. They all were great and made me feel right at home.
The name of my company is Segmented Lamps & Vases. I handcraft lamps and vases from exotic and domestic hardwoods. They are made up of anywhere 130 to 260 pieces (segments) of wood. I also accent my work with a specially made plywood called Spectraply. It adds interest and gives a beautiful touch. The vases can hold both fresh and dry flowers or just be used for decorative purposes. These pieces are different and people absolutely love them.
I sold seven vases and three lamps the two days I was there. I believe, as well as some of the West Elm employees have told me, that my product is a great fit for your stores. I hope to maybe do more business with you guys in the near future.
Have a Great Day,

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