a Foundation in
Craft & Forge emerges from the hands-on tradition of 18th-century Colonial Williamsburg artisans.
At the heart of Craft & Forge is a desire to support craftsmanship
Thoughtfully curated products that re-imagine early American maker style and serve a growing community of people who value authentic design, craftsmanship and quality materials.
American Maker Style for the
An appreciation of
community, a mindset
a foundation in
Craft & Forge emerges from Colonial Williamsburg,
home to some of the best craftspeople in the world.
Weavers, blacksmiths, bookbinders, and cabinetmakers aren't actors; they're skilled makers and apprentices. The connection to this historic institution enhances the distinctive approach to product design and brings authenticity and integrity to our brand.
What makes Craft & Forge
At the heart of Craft & Forge is a desire to support emerging and established talent and to help build a new appreciation of craft in the 21st century. All sales of products support the preservation, research, and educational programs of
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
A Modern Interpretation of
Early American Styles
Products and materials embrace
pared-down shapes and clean
lines, creating a casual and relaxed
feel. Materials are well-considered and built for longevity.
Gather with Craft & Forge
Join us for exciting artisan workshops and
events that celebrate craftsmanship
Let's Dig Deeper
Building a community with deep roots.
We hope that you will join us in strengthening the artisan community through partnerships and educational events.
We collaborate with Colonial Williamsburg artisans by blending our modern style with their timeworn techniques. This partnership allows us to achieve a combination of heritage design with an updated aesthetic.