As we’ve said before, buying locally made furniture can have a variety of benefits. From supporting the local economy, to purchasing a unique piece that will last for years to come, working with a local furniture maker has many advantages. Read on to learn a little bit more about Eric Mann, a furniture maker in Lancaster, and shop his online collection today!
1: Eric is a custom furniture maker who specializes in the modern, country home. He can create the perfect cabinetry and furniture for any client, including farm tables, kitchen islands, hutches, and more.
2: Whether you want to transform one room or your entire home, E.B. Mann’s designs can compliment your vision, your lifestyle, and your budget. All of his furniture and interior designs are made by hand, and built to suit the unique needs and preferences of each customer.
3: His first inspiration was his own New England home. He wanted to create pieces of furniture that would last a lifetime and amass unique histories of their own.
4: To get inspired, Eric will go on a "picking" adventure. He hunts for unique materials, including reclaimed hardware, barn wood, beams, and more, that he can upcycle and use to create his one-of-a-kind furniture designs.
5: He originally moved to New England in pursuit of his now wife, Brooke.
6: Eric and Brooke have one son, Henry, who loves to dress up as a ninja turtle and help his dad out in the shop.
7: Their household includes two Basset Hounds, Moses and Millie, and a flock of hens.
8: You can sometimes find him at local artisan markets. He recently showcased his work at the Pro. Found Vintage Market, which brought together more than 50 local vintage dealers, creative artisans, and makers.
9: The philosophy behind his work is always to reuse and recycle.
10: Eric loves to get creative in order to satisfy his clients' specifications.