Clearing Customs

By The Editors
July 23, 2013 9:00 am

If you’ve ever had a custom shirt tailored, you know the difference between bespoke and off-the-rack: bespoke fits.

The same goes for home decor.

Making sure that everything you own precisely fits your lifestyle: Bespoke Global, an NY-based concern that connects you to bespoke furniture and accessory artisans around the world.

Founded by a British Fashion Council vet and a lighting designer who counted the Saudi Royal Family among her clients, Bespoke Global specializes in finding under-the-radar craftsmen who produce some truly coveted work.

As in: handmade hardwood beach paddles that’ll make you the envy of the entire South Fork. Gorgeous backgammon sets inlaid with antler and peacock feathers. And arguably the rocking-est rocking chair we’ve ever laid eyes on.

Oh, and let’s not forget the gold-plated foosball table.

Each piece is made to order, a collaboration between you and the artisan facilitated by the BG crew – who can set up anything from studio visits to one-on-one Skype calls with the workshop.

Also available: video documentation of your piece being crafted – “sort of a digital birth certificate,” says BG’s co-founder.

Congratulations, proud parent.

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