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Caravan Pacific's Alberta Lamps are now available at The Joinery. Designed and handcrafted in Portland, these mid-century inspired lamps are made with the same attention to detail and level of craftsmanship as our furniture.

In many homes it’s the coffee table, even more than the dining table, the wet bar or the kitchen island, that serves as the community center. At various times it can be library and snack bar, display space and conversational hub. It’s certainly a centerpiece in most living rooms, and as such acts as a kind of first violinist, setting the tone for the surrounding “orchestra.”

Holly Mueller was already an accomplished seamstress and textile designer when she ran across an old book on macrame from the ‘70s and — voila! — she was hooked. Or rather, hitched. The possibilities of putting a contemporary spin on traditional macrame, using a variety of fibers, materials, plaits, shapes, weaves and dimensions, have been energizing and engaging her ever since.

In the hands of our master craftsmen, wood is truly as beautiful as it's cut out to be. No surprise then that The Joinery is prone to present its furniture au naturel, with nothing obscuring the warmth and unique character of every cut of wood.  

But as our Metro Sofa demonstrates, our furniture looks pretty spectacular dressed to the nines, too.

When you're ready to turn a new page in your décor, have we got some pages for you! The Joinery's new catalog makes its debut in September, and we can barely contain our excitement over its stunning new vignettes of our pieces at home in their natural habitats.

We thought we’d tease you with a sneak peek of two new catalog shots featuring some Joinery favorites as well as new designs that made their debut this year.

Here at The Joinery, we appreciate kindred spirits — well, spirits of most any kind, really — but especially those of New Deal Distillery, the small-batch distillery in southeast Portland that’s been making award-winning liquors and liqueurs since 2004. Their philosophy of true craftsmanship, environmental stewardship and giving back to their community meshes (or is that mashes?) nicely with our own. New Deal has graciously supported us in recent events like our celebration for the re-opening of our downtown showroom in June.

The Joinery: wood chips and sawdust are converted into briquettes, then given away for free to customers.

As momentum grows at the state level to introduce far-reaching environmental regulations, such as carbon pricing and the Clean Fuels Program, Oregon employers continue to go the extra mile to create green workplaces for their employees.

 

To turn the tables on Joni Mitchell, there’s a time in life when car wheels turn to cart wheels — which is right around the time that your guests arrive and the party begins. And when you roll in with The Joinery’s new Shaker-inspired Milo Bar Cart, you’ll drink up the oohs and aahs like a slow sip of a shaken, not stirred gin martini.

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