Best Bets: American Made

A notation of Made in the USA conveys so much more than just a factory’s address. These designs are invented, crafted and perfected with the famous American work ethic and drive to be the best. Explore some standouts in lighting, furniture and home décor, all made in America.

EXCLUSIVE: Halo Dome Pendant by Hennepin Made

EXCLUSIVE: Halo Dome Pendant by Hennepin Made

We’re thrilled to be the only online source for Hennepin Made. This Minnesota-based studio continuously impresses with glittering blown-glass lighting in an array of hues and finishes. We’re partial to multiple installations, but any single pendant in this line is a statement maker all on its own.

Sayl Basic Work Chair by Herman Miller

Sayl Basic Work Chair by Herman Miller

Ergonomically speaking, it’s hard to go wrong with a Herman Miller task chair. Sayl is based on suspension bridge designs like the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, near designer Yves Behar’s firm in the city. It’s a world-class task chair from a best-in-class American manufacturer.

Gossamer Circular LED Pendant by Hubbardton Forge

Gossamer Circular LED Pendant by Hubbardton Forge

One doesn’t dissect gossamer, but you don’t have to disassemble this beaut to appreciate the sum of its parts. Hubbardton Forge is known as the modern American blacksmiths, and the Vermont studio keeps expanding its repertoire with exciting designs in steel and glass as well as wrought-iron.

Lampert Sofa by Jonathan Adler

Lampert Sofa by Jonathan Adler

Jonathan Adler is one of our favorite American designers, beloved for his luxe maximalist style. His Lampert Sofa is crafted from cotton velvet and solid maple, with a totally recycled poly-fiber stuffing. Looks great, great for the planet; no complaints here!

George Nelson™ Bubble Lamps® by Herman Miller®

George Nelson™ Bubble Lamps® by Herman Miller®

In the 1945, designer George Nelson became the design director at Herman Miller, and by 1952 his eponymous Bubble Lamp line was launched. He incorporated a material that was mainly used by the US military to cover his lamp shades, and the rest is history.

Area Large Occasional Table by Bernhardt Design

Area Large Occasional Table by Bernhardt Design

A mid-century silhouette with timeless appeal, this table is crafted from a solid walnut frame with a period-accurate walnut veneer top. Berhnardt Design is based in North Carolina, taking advantage of the rich natural resources of the area and local woodworking expertise since the late 19th century.

Outdoor Beacon Torch Wall Sconce by Hammerton Studio

Outdoor Beacon Torch Wall Sconce by Hammerton Studio

This Utah studio creates award-winning lighting designs from hand-worked steel and artisan glass to exacting standards. We love founder Levi Wilson's "10-inch rule"—each fixture must hold up to scrutiny from less than a foot away. We think this unusual wall light (and the rest of the line) do just that.

Tess Planters by Hightower

Tess Planters by Hightower

Clean lines make for approachable designs, and we’re loving this family of planter designs from Hightower. Simply constructed yet built to last, the Tess collection is made to outlast trends and keep your indoor or outdoor container garden looking its best.

Market Fringe Floor Mat by Chilewich

Market Fringe Floor Mat by Chilewich

When is a rug not a rug? When it’s a Chilewich woven vinyl masterpiece. This proprietary material comprises 25% renewable vegetable content. Hand-loomed in Louisiana and finished in Georgia, this piece goes indoors or out with ease. It’s Greenguard certified and anti-microbial, too.

Broom Stool by Emeco

Broom Stool by Emeco

Philippe Starck is well known for chair design innovation, and his collaboration with American powerhouse Emeco is no different. This seamless design is made of completely reclaimed polypropylene and wood fiber—basically the sawdust swept up from the floor of the workshop.

Zephyr LED Smart Ceiling Fan by Modern Forms

Zephyr LED Smart Ceiling Fan by Modern Forms

We can’t help but say we’re fans of Modern Forms’ fan designs for their beautiful forms and super performance. Add an eco-friendly sentiment with the most efficient LEDs on the market and silent DC motors, and these American-made smart fans are blowing us away.

Arbor Modern Birdhouse by Loll Designs

Arbor Modern Birdhouse by Loll Designs

With respect to Mother Nature, your feathered friends could probably use a modern upgrade from the drafty, traditional nests of yore. Enter Loll’s chic design, for modern birdies with exceptional taste. It’s made in Minnesota with the plastic from 24 recycled milk jugs and a maple front. Très beak.