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The Last Makers of the Parisian Café Chair

The Last Makers of the Parisian Café Chair

Stepping inside Maison Gatti is a bit like entering Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory for Francophiles, and furniture connoisseurs alike. Nestled in the Parisian commune of Fontainebleau, the atelier is the last of its kind, and the world’s only source for authentic Parisian bistro chairs.

As such, Gatti has become the guardian of a long-standing craft, and a tradition that has made Paris’ renowned terrace culture what it is today. “They’re as Parisian as the grandes boulevards,” says owner Benoît Maugrion of the nearly 100-year-old business, “In a way, they gave us the grandes boulevards.Read the rest

Tikkun Olam Makers Come to NYC This Weekend for Huge Accessibility Makeathon

Hundreds will gather for TOM:NYC 2017, a three-day Makeathon, to invent tech that addresses the needs of people with disabilities.

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