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Our Mission

To advance the art of furni­ture making by inspir­ing creativ­ity, promot­ing excel­lence, and foster­ing an under­stand­ing of this art and its place in society. 

Our vision is to culti­vate a diverse commu­nity and conver­sa­tion around furni­ture in all its forms.


Become a Member

With access to members-only sections of our website, discounts on work­shops, members-only events and much more, becom­ing a member is both a strate­gic and finan­cial value. Follow the link below about the bene­fits of each type of member­ship and why you should join.


Featured Member January 2020: Julie Moringello

Julie Morringello is and inde­pen­dent designer and maker. In 2011, she founded Modernmaine,a company focused on the creation of contem­po­rary artist-made light­ing. Julie’s work blends her knowl­edge of func­tional design and manu­fac­tur­ing processes with a love of mate­ri­als, self-expres­­sion and expert crafts­man­ship. Every­thing at Modern­maine is created in her studio on Deer Isle and neces­sary compo­nents are sourced as close to home as possible.

You can see more of Julie’s work at https://​www​.modern​maine​.com/