Inspired by the birch trees outside their studio, DBO rolls pieces of birch bark into the clay of their Birch Bark Collection to create a fantastic texture that is surprisingly neutral but never boring. The individual pieces in the collection may be grouped to create stunning place-settings for your table or used as unique individual serving pieces. We at NHB love things that do double-duty!
With a commitment to craftsmanship and high-quality materials, husband-and-wife team Daniel Oates and Dana Brandwein create handmade modern heirlooms from their rural Connecticut studios. After two decades in the music business, working with artists including AC/DC, Metallica, and Björk, Dana made a career change to pursue her passion for design. Daniel, an acclaimed sculptor represented by 303 Gallery and well known in the ‘90s New York City art scene for his handcrafted sculptures, also decided to change direction. Together they became the creative partners of DBO HOME. Today, they design and make a full line of homewares, including dinnerware, serveware, accents, lighting, and custom furniture, that celebrates the tactile and aesthetic pleasures that come from filling your home with things that cultivate a sense of wellbeing. Their handcrafted goods are both made to last and enjoy every day.