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Buying new furniture from American manufacturing brands not only supports the economy and benefits the environment by reducing the need for transportation from overseas, but it also means more of your money goes to producing the highest quality products — often sourced from local materials. As you might notice in the brands we share below, many make their furniture from solid wood, use handcrafted frames, and high-quality cushion textiles.
Maiden Home believes you shouldn’t settle for generic design, lesser quality, or anything short of a perfect fit for your home. Every Maiden Home piece is handmade in North Carolina and Virginia, home to the world’s most skilled furniture-making craftsmen.
Each Maiden Home piece features a modern design and is handmade to order, using techniques that have been passed down through generations. Maiden Home's craftspeople cut-no-corners in construction and use premium materials to ensure every item they ship is a piece of high-quality furniture. Its frames are made using 1” thick plywood made of kiln-dried hardwood that is glued, double dowelled, and corner-blocked for extra support, and its cushions are also custom-made from high-resiliency Ultracel foam.
By eliminating all additional costs (showrooms, salespersons, catalogs, etc.) and shipping directly to you through its online model, Maiden Home says it will always be offering the best possible value to customers.
Burrow offers a range of American-made and mid-century modern-inspired furniture, including seating, tables, and shelves. The New York-based brand was founded in 2016 by entrepreneurs Stephen Kuhl and Kabeer Chopra with the goal to reinvent the furniture industry model.
"Like most companies, we manufacture our products wherever it makes the most sense for that particular item," a company spokesperson told Living Cozy. "Our Nomad Collection is made in North Carolina, an area that has a long heritage of handcrafting upholstered furniture (like a couch)."
Burrow also has a strong focus on sustainability to ensure its couches are as good for the planet as they are for your Netflix binges. All wood used for Burrow sofas is grown on U.S. soil, mostly in Mississippi and Louisiana and each wood supplier is also certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the American Tree Farm System (ATFS), and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).
Burrow’s sofas and seating options are the cornerstones of its business. Its modular designs make each piece easy to move and mean it can deliver products — even sofas — in normal shipping boxes. Each of its sofas is also customizable with five fabric colors, six leg finishes, and three armrest heights.
Alongside its seating and sofas, Burrow also sells a range of wall shelves, versatile credenzas and media storage options, coffee tables, side tables, and home decor accessories like rugs, pillows, lamps, and throws.
If you'd like to check out Burrow's furniture in person, it has a retail store and showroom in Manhattan.
Floyd products are designed in Michigan and manufactured with partners across the US. The Detroit-based brand was founded in 2013 with a belief that furniture should be made for the home, not the landfill.
Floyd’s mission is to craft high-quality home furniture using materials that last. As part of its commitment to making furniture that’s suited to modern living Floyd ensures each of its products offers intuitive assembly and disassembly, making it simple to take with you through a move.
The brand started out selling legs to help convert any surface into a table but has since expanded to offer a range of furniture for almost every room in the house — from sofas and beds to tables, lighting, and shelves. Many of its pieces (such as its Table and Shelving System) can also double up as home office furniture.
Fyrn co-founder Ros Broughton’s family has been designing and making furniture since the early 1900s. And Broughton leans on his family history to make unique furniture that’s designed and made with love by folks in California.
With its high-end furniture designs, Fyrn aims to create modern heirlooms — furniture that will become part of your story and grows richer as your memories become part of each piece. Each item can be shipped flat and put together at home, or if you live in the Bay Area it also offers local pick-up.
The brand offers a range of dining room chairs, bar stools, and kitchen stools, and even offers custom-made furniture pieces. Fyrn’s furniture is made using its patented Stemn bracket that enables it to build strong, high-end furniture that has the durability to last decades and can be shipped easily without sacrificing quality.
Fyrn is focused on sourcing simple, natural materials in the production of its furniture. Primarily relying on North American hardwoods, anodized aluminum, and steel components all sourced domestically. No particle board, vinyl, or plastics. “Making things that last with quality materials is inherently sustainable. If you aren’t replacing items on a regular basis then you are using fewer resources,” says Fyrn's co-founder David Charne.
Benchmade Modern’s furniture is handcrafted in Dallas, TX and Los Angeles, CA. The brand was founded in 2015 by Edgar Blazona, a modernist American furniture designer with over 25 years of experience in the furniture industry.
Production time ranges between 10 and 21 days for each customized sofa with delivery ranging between 10-15 business days after leaving its manufacturing facility. “We want to provide a custom piece of furniture just for you and make it in a reasonable time,” Blazona says.
Benchmade Modern offers a range of American-made solid wood furniture for your home including sofas, sectionals, chaises, reading chairs, beds, recliners. and more. To get started you can order a collection of free swatches or a free printout to see exactly how your sofa will fit in your space.
Looking to pick up some living room furniture online? Look no further than Allform.
Allform provides high-quality modular sofas, sectionals, and loveseats designed for real life. Each Allform sofa features a sleek modern aesthetic and is made from kiln-dried and laminated hardwood that is sustainably sourced from Sustainable Forest Initiative and heavy-duty scratch, pill, and stain-resistant fabrics.
Its furniture is made alongside a multi-generation family-owned manufacturer located in North Carolina with a history of building premium furniture and innovation.
"Manufacturing within the US offers advantages towards ensuring high-quality and consistency throughout each individual piece of furniture. We work with skilled artisans who have years of expertise crafting high-quality sofas for leading brands," says Allform co-founder and CEO, Adam Tishman. "This expertise mixed with domestic shipping avoids constraints commonly found with overseas manufacturing. Not to mention it allows us to provide many high-wage jobs for the community."
Medley Home builds furniture made from premium and eco-friendly materials that will make your home cozy for years to come. It aims to make furniture in the best way possible and that means local manufacturing — with all of its furniture being handmade in Los Angeles, California — and an emphasis on quality and comfort.
Medley offers a range of living room furniture with a ton of customization options to choose from including fabric, legs, filling, and layout. Its standard lead time is 6-8 weeks and its products ship directly from its Los Angeles HQ to your door. Its products are crafted using non-toxic, eco-friendly materials such as domestically sourced, kiln-dried alder hardwood, and bamboo.
Medley doesn’t have a brick-and-mortar store because it believes by selling online it can pass the savings (from not having a physical store) on to consumers. But to help ease any worries you may have about making a big-ticket purchase online, it offers a 100-day in-home trial.
Inside Weather furniture is carefully designed and manufactured in the San Francisco Bay Area, more specifically at its HQ in San Leandro. The Inside Weather design team works out of the same warehouse where your order is made and shipped.
You can order Inside Weather furniture online and customize every detail — from the material on its sofa, to the surface design on its coffee table. And when you hit order, your custom furniture is made just for you, ensuring that the Inside Weather manufacturing process creates as little waste as possible.
The brand's direct-to-consumer approach means that Inside Weather can cut a bunch of production costs without sacrificing quality. It also saves on retailer markups and by making each piece specific to order, it reduces warehouse costs, resulting in high-quality, custom-made furniture at affordable prices.
Whatever piece of furniture or furniture sets you're looking for, you'll likely find something that matches your needs at Inside Weather. It makes a range of sofas, sectionals and accent chairs, coffee and dining tables, and home furnishings for just about every room.
Sabai’s furniture is created with fabrics made from natural fibers and recycled water bottles, FSC certified wood, certiPUR-US certified foam, and recycled fiber pillows. Once production is complete, its products are shipped directly to you in boxes that are 100% recycled, and you will find no plastic in its packaging.
Sabai sells its furniture online, though a sample sofa is available to view at The Canvas by Querencia in Brooklyn, New York. Sabai has plans to announce additional store partnerships and pop-ups soon. Currently, it offers three products: The Essential Sectional, The Essential Sofa, and The Essential Ottoman.
Home Reserve is a made-in-the-USA brand selling modular sectionals, sofas, loveseats, chairs, and ottomans. It ships its furniture in boxes ready for you to assemble at home.
Home Reserve is dedicated to using only raw materials sourced within the USA and oversees its entire supply chain. This eco-conscious brand knows the origin of each component and the manufacturing process behind it.
At Home Reserve, customers can choose their preferred fabric and furniture layout, with many fabrics being machine-washable—a perfect feature for households with pets or children. The brand's commitment to sustainability allows for replacing any worn or damaged component, ensuring the furniture's longevity. Home Reserve also provides the option to acquire new upholstery fabric, enabling a refreshing transformation of the furniture's appearance.
Built-in storage within each seat offers a practical solution for organizing living room essentials. Home Reserve presents a unique 30-day trial to ensure customer satisfaction, allowing customers to experience the comfort and style of a single-seat section before committing to the entire purchase.
Cost: Tux Sectional Units (pictured above) starting at $270.
Founded in 2009, Bend Goods specializes in wire, contemporary furniture, and brightly colored accessories made for any space — from high-traffic international airports to calm, minimalist homes. Founded by Gaurav Nanda, a sculptor, and visual designer, Bend is a product of his interest in combining beauty with utility.
All Bend products are created in Los Angeles, CA, and made from recyclable iron and handcrafted using a method of shaping and spot welding.
Bend makes a range of chairs and tables that can work as dining sets or furniture to lounge in. Its pieces work equally well as indoor and outdoor furniture.
Known for its bed frames and dressers, Vaughan-Bassett is an American furniture maker that’s been around since 1919.
Tucked away in the picturesque town of Galax, Virginia, the Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company employs over 500 highly-skilled craftspeople, making it the largest manufacturer of wooden adult bedroom furniture in the United States.
Vaughan-Bassett’s furniture has a traditional style to its bed frames, and it sells its products in retailers across the United States. Online options include Wayfair and Home Living Furniture, and
The brand also strongly focuses on sustainability, with 99% of the lumber used to create its furniture originating less than 500 miles from the Galax, Virginia, factory. Vaughan-Bassett plants a replacement maple, oak, ash, pine, poplar, or applewood tree for every tree used to produce its bedroom suites and nightstands.
Founded in 2011, James+James offers handcrafted furniture that’s made in the USA. Now, James+James furnishings grace homes across all 50 states and even extend their reach to six countries worldwide.
James+James proudly employs a thriving team of over 100 people. Each piece crafted by James+James emanates from the skilled hands of artisans based in Northwest Arkansas and is made from authentic, solid wood.
The brand offers a wide range of pieces from dining furniture and bedroom pieces to home office and even outdoor furniture — all made in America.
Born out of a desire to protect the world's rainforests from the heart of Vermont, Vermont Woods Studios' mission revolves around crafting high-quality hardwood furniture exclusively from sustainably sourced, natural hardwoods.
Vermont Woods Studios is a beacon of environmental responsibility, with over 180,000 trees planted to reforest the Amazon and other forests where illegal logging persists.
Vermont Woods Studios takes pride in crafting the majority of its furniture in Vermont itself. Drawing inspiration from the state's mesmerizing Green Mountains, the breathtaking landscape provides a wealth of hardwood materials. Each piece embodies the essence of Vermont, showcasing genuine craftsmanship, and is offered at a fair price, reflecting the brand's dedication to quality and integrity.
The brand uses responsibly harvested wood sourced from well-managed North American forests. Prioritizing the protection of animal habitats and long-term forest health, Vermont Woods Studios utilizes abundant hardwoods like cherry, maple, oak, and walnut.
Much of Vermont Woods Studios is made-to-order and can take anywhere from 6-12 weeks, sometimes more, to ship. But if you'd like your furniture faster, the brand does offer some "Ready to Ship" pieces that are already built, boxed, and ready to be delivered. Vermont Woods Studios delivers to the contiguous U.S.
Operating out of Portland, Oregon, The Joinery began as a one-person furniture refurbishing and repair business in 1982. The brand creates beautiful, quality solid wood furniture of modern and classic design.
Its in-house design team designs and develops each piece of furniture from scratch and every individual piece of residential furniture is wholly built by a single woodworker using traditional woodworking techniques and hardwoods from sustainable forest resources. When each piece is finished, it receives The Joinery builder signature — a guarantee that it will hold up to a lifetime of use.
Cost: Clyde Sofa from $6,824 and Clyd Lounge Chair from from $3,086.
Launched in 2019 by Jeffrey and Lindsay Braun, Emblem offers high-quality, authentic, American-made furniture.
All of its pieces are designed and manufactured in California, and its hardwood frames are all cut, built, and assembled on-site in its factory.
Emblem's furniture is designed for high-use environments, like offices or living rooms, and as such it's crafted to last using high-density foam, commercial-grade fabrics, and cold-rolled steel to complement its hardwood frames.
All of Emblem's furniture is shipped from its factory in Southern California, three weeks after order placement.
While many furniture brands on our list have launched in recent years, Stickley is a furniture manufacturing brand that dates back to the 1880s. Renowned for high-quality wood pieces, Stickley crafts the majority of its furniture in New York and North Carolina.
The brand offers a diverse range of products, from sectionals to bookcases and rugs. However, Stickley remains best known for its exquisite solid wood pieces.
Stickley's commitment to quality goes hand-in-hand with its focus on sustainability. The brand collaborates with lumber suppliers practicing selective harvesting, minimizes waste, and participates in the Sustainable Furnishings Council.
Most Stickley furniture comes with a limited lifetime warranty, except for dining and office chairs. To purchase Stickley furniture, visit one of their physical furniture stores or an authorized retailer, as online sales are unavailable through their website.
Simplicity Sofas takes pride in crafting custom, hand-built furniture, piece by piece, in High Point, NC.
In 2003, Glenn Laughlin, a designer, inventor, and master craftsman, partnered with furniture industry expert Jeff Frank to address a common challenge: high-quality sofas and loveseats that were too large for narrow doors and stairways in older homes and apartments. After four years of development, they pioneered a one-of-a-kind line of custom-built, self-assembly upholstered furniture specifically designed for small spaces and tight places, and in 2007, Simplicity Sofas established a factory in High Point, NC, to bring their innovative, American-made designs to life.
The brand constructs its frames using select-grade solid oak lumber, ensuring minimal imperfections like warping, splits, cracks, and knots. Each cushion is individually fabricated with high-quality 2.5 density Ultracel foam, Memory Gel foam, or Spring down construction, lasting up to three times longer than standard furniture store cushions.
Simplicity Sofas can offer exceptional custom furniture at competitive prices by selling directly to the public. Its designs cater to small spaces and easily fit through tight doorways and stairwells that other furniture cannot navigate.
Ash is the founder of Living Cozy. He's been featured by publishers like MyDomaine, Realtor, Real Homes, Architectural Digest, The Spruce, Homes and Gardens, and more. As a writer his work has appeared in publications like FastCompany, TNW, and Entrepreneur.
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