Pete's apartment was featured on Treehouse, in all its wood and cutting board glory on November 19, 2014. Take a peek and get to know where it all comes from....
Pete spoke at the TEDxGowanus conference about urban manufacturing on January 26th, 2014. We believe that manufacturing belongs in modern cities, but on a smaller scale. Big factories creating low-margin goods for wholesale can't work - the land is too expensive - but smaller workshops creating premium products sold directly to consumers can - and do - work. The key to this is that the products need to be informed by the dynamism and creativity that flows through cities. Click to hear the full talk.
Big in Finland. Mentioned on the Finnish site Unikea, on January 24th, 2014 in a post about woodworking here in the United States.
Gowanus Furniture Co. Big in Japan. From the Yomiuri Shimbun, February 23rd, 2013.
If your Japanese is rusty:
"Morse Code Cutting Board"
There's a craftsman in Brooklyn,NY,who design Morse code into cutting board. Visiting the Gowanus Furniture Co,founded by Pete Raho,he explained what Morse code is and how beautifully designed the cutting board combined with walnut and maple.
Solid interview with New York States of Mind on December 11th, 2012, telling the tale of the "improbable inception" of Gowanus Furniture Co., and what we're all about.
Mentioned on The Manual December 1st, 2012 - they get it - we like to make stuff that saves space and solves problems.
Mentioned on McBrooklyn, as a maker of cutting boards, both "fancy" and "schmancy" on November 27th, 2012.
Featured maker on Sous Style's "Meet the Maker" series, October 23rd, 2012. That was great interview.
Nice little writeup on a UK Blog - Buckets and Spades on September 1st, 2012, about our bike shelf. Lots of great reader comments, love it.
Featured in New York Magazine, August 19th, 2012 in an article about shop owners' top picks, and By Brooklyn likes our wine holders. The image from the article was also on the home page for a while. Neat-o.
Part of Anderson's Flea Market, April 25th:
Featured in Imbibe Magazine, March/April 2012.
Thanks Richard! We loved how people appreciated the focus on design for compact spaces:
Great interview in there too!
This was fun. Great interview and fun explaining the story of the Morse code monogram:
"Exquisite" - love it!