Field Notes

Booth vs. Banquette: What's the Difference?

The terms “booth” and “banquette” are often used interchangeably, but there are some subtle differences between the two variations. Kind of like how all bourbon is whiskey but not all whiskey is...

Posted in commercial, Crow Works, Design, furniture, restaurant, American Hardwood, Hospitality, Made in USA, manufacturing, Middle American, chair, product design, color

Partner Spotlight: Aria Group Architects, Inc.

Over the year, we've had the great fortune to collaborate with Aria Group Architects, Inc. on many creative and exciting projects. From Nando's Peri Peri locations in both the US and Canada, to...

2020 Year in Review

Through all the ups and downs of 2020, one of our values was consistently applied: collaboration. From collaborating in new ways as a team to Zoom calls with clients, collaboration was a key...

Posted in American Made, commercial, Crow Works, Crow Works Product, Design, furniture, American Hardwood, Made in USA, manufacturing, Natural

EAT LOCAL COLUMBUS

This season, we wanted to share some of our favorite local Columbus businesses to support. From fresh-roasted coffee to carefully curated gift sets to warming bourbon, you can find all kinds of...

Posted in Project, client

Meet the Dalton

Our Canteen chair and stools have served our clients very well, but we wanted to make some adjustments to the design to reduce weight while improving comfort and durability. As a result, we...
Posted in commercial, Crow Works, Design, furniture, restaurant, American Hardwood, Hospitality, Made in USA, manufacturing, Middle American, chair, product design, color

Blend Café – Quick Ship Program

Columbus State Community College made use of our Transit chairs in Bourbon and Welded X tables in Lightly Toasted to outfit their Blend Café space. Mixing and matching wood finishes is a great way...
Posted in commercial, Crow Works, Design, furniture, restaurant, American Hardwood, Hospitality, Made in USA, manufacturing, Middle American, chair, product design, color

2020 Product and Finish Updates

 

At Crow Works, we have been diligently streamlining our client experience to make it easier and more seamless to order our products.

 

In addition, our team has been working incredibly hard...

Posted in American Made, commercial, Crow Works, Crow Works Product, Design, furniture, American Hardwood, Made in USA, manufacturing, Natural

25 Years of Grit & Ingenuity

In 1995, we started Crow Works in a quaint 1,200 square foot store, and for three straight years, we worked every day, evening, and weekend. Why? We believed that we had a bigger mission and...

Posted in American Made, commercial, Crow Works, Crow Works Product, Design, furniture, American Hardwood, Made in USA, manufacturing, Natural, capsule collection

Our newest textile options...now available!

We're very excited to announce 16 colorful new standard upholstery options! These textiles are part of the Ultrafabrics Ultraleather® | Pro line, and are extremely tough and hard-wearing. They...

Posted in color, samples, materials, finishes

WOOD EDUCATION: HARDWOOD VS. LAMINATE OR VENEER

Why do we use solid hardwoods vs. laminate?

 

Laminate tabletops can be a good short term option; they're inexpensive, come in many colors and patterns, and are easily accessible. However,...

Posted in education, American Hardwood, American White Oak, Forestry, American Black Walnut
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