Forsyth, founded in 2015 by twin sisters, Maggie, and Anne Genovese, and artist John O’Hara, is a Saint Louis based gallery presenting both design and contemporary art. Forsyth is renowned for its one-of-a-kind collection of mid-century and antique furniture restored with uncompromising quality by their master craftsmen and upholsterers in natural hides and luxurious fabrics. The Genoveses and O’Hara source a diverse, international collection of timeless design including works by Arne Jacobsen, Charles and Ray Eames, Paul McCobb, Eero Saarinen, Hans Wegner, and Sergio Rodrigues.
Based in central Indiana, Old Hickory has been producing furniture for 120 years. We love this heritage brand built on the foundation of producing long-lasting, American-made furniture. Today, their master craftsmen are still producing pieces from the strong as hell hickory saplings the old-school way with incredible attention to detail and joining parts with the old-world mortise and tenon method.
We chose pieces from their new Butte collection. The chairs and benches are traditional and rustic in their upbringing, but the straight, simple lines of the solid hickory create a modern, cool look. We added cushions of incredibly soft sheepskin. These special sheepskins are from California. They are unique and celebrated for their natural quality and authenticity. For a chic design accent, we added straps handcrafted of supple buffalo leather from ultra-chic, luxury Italian label Loro Piana. Sure, these pieces would easily fit into any Mountain chalet but how chic and cozy would it look in a Manhattan loft. #ChairsWeLove