If you haven't yet, be sure to give these guys a once-over. Brothers, builders and business partners, Matt and Steve Loftice, use recycled fir floor beams along with salvaged iron and metal scraps to fabricate gorgeous furnishings from tables and chairs to mirrors and chests. Both brothers live in north Brooklyn just a few stops from one another, and come together in design and function at their shared Williamsburg shop. What started as a mere
hobby for the duo has blossomed into a super successful business after close friends, friends of friend's, and former colleagues caught on to their crafty blessings and custom requests started pouring in.
You know what they say about one man's trash vs another's perception of treasure. After all, objects made from dejected materials always make for the very best conversation pieces and collectables.