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Ember and Art
Dayton-based artist Nicole Kessel’s line of pottery reflects her love for the outdoors in pieces inspired by patterns and colors found in the natural world.
The Rise and Fall of the Lustron Home
Lustron Corp. hoped its prefabricated steel homes would address the need for postwar housing. The company’s Columbus factory closed after making just 2,600 homes, most of which still stand today.
How Springfield Saved its Frank Lloyd Wright Home
The Westcott House went through modifications that marred the architect’s original vision and decades of dilapidation before a community effort brought it back to its original splendor.
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Hartman Rock Garden, Springfield
During the Great Depression, Ben Hartman created a collection of interesting and idiosyncratic folk art sculptures at his Springfield home. READ MORE >>
Fig & Oak, Ashland
Julie and John Mitchell’s store sells products from philanthropy-focused businesses and donates a portion of its own sales to good causes. READ MORE >>
Three Sons Leather Co.
Firefighter Seth Robinson turned a passion for leather working into a line of handcrafted products meant to stand the test of time. READ MORE >>
Columbus Architectural Salvage
Chris Sauer’s store stocks a wide range of reclaimed, hard-to-find home items stretching from the 1840s to the mid-20th century. READ MORE >>