Field Notes

Designing a Restaurant Floor Plan

Crow Works is your one-stop-shop for all of your commercial dining room needs. From chairs, stools, and tables of various styles and heights to booths and banquettes, we have durable products that...

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

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

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

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

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

WOOD EDUCATION: GRAIN CHARACTER

Wood grain is an iconic look that outlasts trends, and brings the organic beauty of the outdoors in with every piece of furniture we create. The rich character of a board is created due to the...

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

WOOD EDUCATION: SUSTAINABILITY

The natural world is at the root of everything we do.

We utilize American hardwoods as the cornerstone of our work, however, we recognize the effects our wood usage can have on the world around...

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