MATERIALS: Beech, cork
DIMENSIONS: 17.75" l x 2.5"d x 1.25"H
A simple tabletop candle holder, echoing the clean forms of Shaker interiors. Cork feet make for a gentle landing.
DIMENSIONS: 6"w x 2.5"d x 11.75"h
The Shaker version hung on peg rail; this take can be put on any wall. It uses a single dovetail to firmly lock the pieces together.
MATERIALS: Beech, twine
DIMENSIONS: 17.75"w x 2.5"D x 11.75"H
Inspired by the adjustable candle holders traditionally used over tables and in hallways, made with exposed joinery and spliced cord. It’s easily raised and lowered using a cleat on the wall.
DIMENSIONS: 78"L x 2"W x 0.75"H
The Shaker pegs threaded into their rails. This version uses a section of threaded wood for the peg itself, giving good grip and allowing fragile items to be securely fastened.
MATERIALS: Beech, Horse hair
DIMENSIONS: 67"L x16"W x1.6"H
Cleanliness is next to Godliness. This broom, thanks to a low profile and dense bristles, is easy and efficient in use. A rigid hang loop allows for easy storage.
MATERIALS: Pine, milk paint
DIMENSIONS: 59"L x 39"W x 11"H
Inspired by the simple shelves on which the Shakers cooled their pies. A simple and sturdy book shelf.
MATERIALS: Cotten Sateen
DIMENSIONS: 30"L x 20"W
A simple and sturdy chore coat designed to be a useful coverall while working. Sewn in a stout Japanese-woven sateen.
LAUNDRY, FIREWOOD, AND GROCERY TOTE
MATERIALS: Canvas, wood, webbing
Laundry: 16"L x 16"W X 22"H
Firewood: 28"L x 14"W X 14"H
Grocery: 14"L x 14"W X 6"H
A series of heavyweight cotton canvas totes for grocery shopping, transporting and storing laundry or firewood. A single strap makes for a comfortable shoulder sling, and a wooden base provides a stable platform for the load.
COMPANY / Tom Bonamici
DESIGNERS /Tom Bonamici
LOCATION / Eugene, OR, USA
Tom is a designer and educator based in Eugene, Oregon. He's currently teaching product design at the University of Oregon, and was most recently design director for Best Made Company. Tom’s background includes Japanese-method timber frame building, soft goods design, and a formal analysis of home cooking practices.