ECLC and Nest Studio: Seeking Knowledge for Independent Living

ECLC and Nest Studio:  Seeking Knowledge for Independent Living

Nest Studio is thrilled to be partnering with ECLC, a local New Jersey school for children with special needs.  This exciting relationship simultaneously provides real-word job-readiness experiences for ECLC students and meets some of Nest Studio's in-house business needs. ECLC of New Jersey offers lifelong support and services – education, employment and enrichment – to people with special needs, including autism, Down syndrome, severe learning and/or language disabilities or multiple disabilities.  With an ultimate goal of empowering and enabling students to achieve their maximum potential, ECLC prepares older students for the workplace by taking on projects, including managing mailings, collating newsletters, creating. custom promotional products and even... Read more

Lindsay Cowles: Nest Install

Lindsay Cowles:  Nest Install

We just love working with the vibrant contemporary artist and designer, Lindsay Cowles! This abstract artist is a textile design pioneer.   Cowles's original painting medium is oil on canvas, but she also digitally manipulates her paintings into patterns for wall coverings, textiles and pillows.  These wallpapers and fabrics are made from sections of Lindsay's paintings and have an artistic abstract feel.  Her artful textile designs can be customized in color, repeat and material.  Cowles's bold, energetic, and colorful abstract paintings and textiles make a statement in any interior.  Fundamental elements of her paintings are focused in the interplay of color and the... Read more

Introducing Nest Studio's New Mod Series

Introducing Nest Studio's New Mod Series

Nest Studio is proud to introduce our new Mod Series.  The Mod Series draws its inspiration from the rounded and geometric lines popular in the mid-century. With a nod toward low-slung mid mod architecture and the sparkling hubcaps and fenders of the period's golden age of automobiles, this series is ideal for both classic and contemporary spaces. Mod is available with two mounting options, four lengths and comes in four standard finishes:  oil rubbed bronze, satin brass, polished nickel and polished brass unlacquered.  The Mod Series can also be fabricated in custom finishes and sizes.   Nest Studio hardware can be ordered from our... Read more

Moms Helping Moms: YCS and Nest Studio

Moms Helping Moms:  YCS and Nest Studio

It's Jess Davis, here! As we have grown our business, adding more people and products I've also been thinking a lot about social responsibility. Since we are an all-mom team here at the Nest we thought it would make sense to do something in our business that involved mothers.  Over the past 6 months we have piloted a  "moms-helping-moms" internship program with Youth Consultation Service.   YCS pairs first-time mothers from their Nurse Family Partnership program in Essex County with Nest for internships in the studio to prepare them for work in an office environment, providing them much needed job skills,... Read more

Alisa Rose Design: Nest Install

Alisa Rose Design:  Nest Install

Happy Monday!  It's Heather Kilmer here to highlight one of my favorite modern Nest Studio Facet Series installations.   Toronto based designer, Alisa Rose, made restrained and thoughtful material choices for this modern kitchen.  From the herringbone wood floor, the waterfall marble counter detailing, the walnut cabinetry to the stunning satin brass range hood and Nest Studio Facet Seriespulls,... Read more

Newton Kitchens & Design: Nest Install

Newton Kitchens & Design:  Nest Install

Happy Monday!  It's Heather here with our Nest Install Feature on Newton Kitchens & Design.  This family owned business creates exceptionally handcrafted cabinetry and furniture all manufactured in Massachusetts.  Their livable designs span architectural styles but are always grounded in a commitment to exquisite craft.Newton Kitchens and & Design loves to mix materials and styles. I just love... Read more

Classic Series Install: Charter Lakes

Classic Series Install:  Charter Lakes

Happy Monday, it's Heather here to highlight one of my favorite Nest Studio Classic Series installations. Charter Lakes Properties, a custom home builder in the Park Cities area of Dallas, made all the right decisions in the millwork design for this custom home. From the rich cabinet color, selecting satin brass oversized pulls, centering the pulls on the doors, to detailing the cabinet doors in... Read more

The New Traditionalists

The New Traditionalists

Nest Studio is thrilled to announce our collaboration with the people who make trad furniture cool again, The New Traditionalists.  Their handmade furniture breathes new life into classic silhouettes.Designed in New York City and manufactured in New England, The New Traditionalists uses old world furniture making techniques such as hand rubbed finishes, grain matching, kiln dried frames, hardwood... Read more

Introducing Nest Studio's New Step Series

Introducing Nest Studio's New Step Series

Nest Studio is proud to announce our new Art-Deco inspired Step Seriesline. The Step Series evokes the influence of the pre-Colombian ziggurat and has a universal appeal. Its bold geometric forms and modern shapes make the Step Series knobs, pulls and handles perfect for a variety of applications. Available in three standard finishes: antique brass, satin brass, and polished nickel, the Step... Read more

2017 Business Resolutions by the Numbers

2017 Business Resolutions by the Numbers

Time seems to be going faster and faster these days with little ones and definitive markers as they grow, become more independent and achieve new milestones.  It seems like just a few months ago that we moved into our house and I was writing my business resolutions post for 2016.  But here we are and it's actually a year later. Let's see how we did in 2016. My goals for the year were to launch two... Read more