In case you’re searching for furnishings and timeless items that can set your room a world aside — actually a world aside — Madera Craft Furnishings has now opened its new showroom at 400 North Davis Freeway in Pensacola to public.
The outdated brick constructing, standing tall on the nook of Belmont Avenue and North Davis Freeway, was as soon as residence to Pensacola’s first Bicycle Store when T.T. Wentworth Jr. relocated almost a century in the past.
However Madera Craft Furnishings homeowners Josh and Aimet Oberhausen hope the brand new showroom additionally will likely be often called the intersection the place artwork and nature meet.
“Our grand opening occasion went very nicely,” Josh Oberhausen stated, referring to the opening earlier this month. “Individuals had been excited to return in and have a look round. We additionally fell in love with the constructing, floorplan and excessive ceilings. We hope to host extra group occasions quickly.”
However it was the love for design and furnishings that introduced Josh and Aimet collectively greater than 20 years in the past. Josh, a local of Pensacola, and Aimet, a local of Puerto Rico, met and labored collectively in Miami, and are coming to Pensacola with an in depth background in design, actual property, structure, hospitality and public relations.
It is the end result of those experiences that helped finesse their eye for element, serving to them promote merchandise which might be certainly one of a form.
“No two items in our showroom are alike, and we get a brand new cargo each 30 days,” Josh Oberhausen stated. “We needed to usher in distinctive, artisanal, heritage items that may be handed down from era to era.”
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The items, direct from the Indonesian island of Bali in Southeast Asia, are handcrafted and principally constructed from strong teak wooden. Recognized for its density and imported to Indonesia within the sixteenth century by Buddhist monks from Burma, teak wooden is a fabric that is continued to be in excessive demand. Lengthy eating room tables, woven chairs and towering artwork sculptures, in addition to a wardrobe with doorways from an outdated farmhouse, are just some of the numerous curated items one can find at Madera Craft Furnishings.
And all of them have a narrative to inform.
“We now have a terrific respect for artisans and the work they do,” Josh Oberhausen stated. “We needed to carry distinctive artistic endeavors and one thing totally different to Pensacola that focuses on artwork, design, the setting and structure.”
There’s even a narrative behind the title itself. Madera is the Spanish phrase for “wooden,” a nod to Aimet’s Puerto Rican heritage.
Madera Craft Furnishings is open 10 a.m. to five p.m. Wednesday by way of Friday and 10 a.m. to three p.m. Saturday. For extra info, go to maderafurnishings.com or name 850-390-0154.
Kalyn Wolfe is a contract columnist for the Information Journal. Ship new enterprise tricks to firstname.lastname@example.org.