nelle design

American Made Since 2011

janelle gang

orchard park, New York
nelle design is a small pottery in upstate NY ,each piece is designed, handmade & intended for daily use in your life and home.

Tell us about your business.

nelle design started over a cup of coffee with my husband & our doggies.Could we intentionally shift our lives from hectic D.C. to a farmhouse in upstate NY? Could this REALLY be possible when so many say it wasnt!? Well, we believed it was possible, & we are now currently living, working, & making in our barn & 1920's farm house fulltime. Like so many incredible folks in our generation of makers, we too want be part of this movement of 'taking back' & redefining what it truly means to be handmade, sustainable, quality & simply beautiful in every aspect of our daily lives. I am proud to be a maker, especially a potter. Potters tend to think we are going to change the world one pot at a time, & I am no different.Using any handmade, well designed, well made piece will shift & change your daily routine outlook & experiences, if I can be part of that intimate journey then I am doing my job. One pot at a time. This is why I make pots & will continue to do so for many years to come.

What's the best business advice you've received?

if you work really hard and are kind amazing things will happen.

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