A stylish refresh for your kitchen
written by Melissa Dalton
112 James Street
These kitchen tea towels fashioned from organic cotton and hemp are “slow made” in Bellingham by 112 James Street, a small-batch textile studio. The unfussy palette and patterns, think indigo chambray and French stripes, will subtly update your dish-drying or towel rack.
birdloft is a two-person custom furniture workshop based in Tacoma. In adherence to their motto—living light, making beauty—they craft high-quality pieces from reclaimed wood and steel that contains 89.5 percent recycled content. Since the wood is salvaged from agrarian and industrial buildings all over the region, any piece is sure to come with a good story. We like the flared silhouette of the Industrial Blonde Bar Stool, which can be custom-colored to match your kitchen’s decor.
Finex Cast Iron
With its distinctive eight-sided shape and stainless-steel spring handle, the Finex Cast Iron Skillet looks good whether hanging on the wall or sizzling on the stove. It’s not just attractive, either. Handcrafted in Portland, Oregon, the solid construction makes it a future