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Simple Pleasures

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects

1swingsFew objects are more emblematic of the simple pleasures of a long, lazy summer than a gently swaying tree swing—which is why the pure, basic beauty of these hand-carved swings found at the Hudson, New York gallery and workshop Culture+Commerce Project got our attention immediately. Designed and made by the New York studio Dzierlenga F+U, the swings are crafted from cedar and reclaimed oak, threaded with hemp rope, and finished with copper detailing—and reflect a humble utilitarian elegance, coupled with a seasoned appreciation for a product thoughtfully made.

Which may, in the end, be an apt description for Culture+Commerce Project, a creative endeavor predicated on showcasing the work of emerging New York-based artists and artisans engaged in hand made, sustainably sourced, and locally produced contemporary furnishings and accessories. An admirable mission, by any measure—and we, for one, hope Culture+Commerce Project remains squarely in…the swing of things…for quite some time.

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Images: Culture+Commerce Project

One Comment to "Simple Pleasures"

  1. Thank you for featuring our Hand-Made in NY Oak Swing! We are in Hudson NY- 2 hours north of NYC- 3 hours West of Boston. Come visit us! We ship- of course! culture+commerce project works with 20+ makers from the Hudson Valley to Brooklyn. Custom, contemporay hand-crafted in NY. Furniture, lighting, accessories, jewelry, fine art AND SWINGS….

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