The Hormel-Nguyen Intercultural Center aims to “engage and empower the community through advocacy, dialogue, and support networks to influence campus culture and promote inclusivity and identity consciousness”. For a space with such an important mission, we wanted to create furniture that had a depth of meaning. Read More
At Hugo & Hoby, we aim to leave our spaces, planet, and community even more beautiful than we found them. From using sustainable materials, to working with local fabrication partners, building timeless designs, and planting forests with each project - we try to strengthen our communities and protect our planet in the work that we do. Read More
Hugo & Hoby had the incredible opportunity to collaborate with Pirie Associates to design & fabricate the furniture for Yale Law School’s Baker Hall. The vision for the space was to create an academic, social and residential hub for the law school. In view of this, we designed furniture for the 111 bedrooms and common spaces that brings people and ideas together. Read More
Hello friends. Welcome to The H&H Journal
. An ongoing narrative of the beautiful people around us making interesting, inspiring, and authentic things. For this, our inaugural Dispatch
, we interviewed Laird (Lu) Xu from the Rhode Island School of Design
and designer of the Rhythm Rolling Pin. Lu shares some of his inspirations, thoughts on what makes great furniture, and the creative tension between those who design and those who make. Enjoy.