Reading the Signs: Stickley Shop Marks and Notations
“From the earliest dawn of history, artists and creative workers have identified the works of their hands and brains by some distinctive symbol or signature. These marks have become a...
Happy Birthday, Gus!
Gustav Stickley, the man who became the forefather of American Arts and Crafts, was born in Osceola, Wisconsin on March 9, 1858.
And Happy Birthday, William Morris!
William Morris, the English designer and writer whose work deeply inspired Gus, was born on March 24, 1834, in Walthamstow, England.
Gus Newel Post Lamp
To celebrate his birthday, here’s a wonderful Gus design we’ve kept alive. This impressive 60-inch floor lamp is a transformation of the staircase newel-post lights he created as an accent for Craftsman homes. We promise you’ve never had lighting quite like it!
For more than 120 years, Stickley has stood for unparalleled American craft. And our story began with three words: “Als Ik Kan”—to the best of my ability.
Well-made furniture sets the scene for a lifetime of memories. Thoughtful and time-honored construction features are the Stickley Difference.
Over 90% of our products are handcrafted in Upstate New York or Archdale, North Carolina, by teams of talented local artisans and skilled workers.
Respect for the natural world is a tradition that goes back to our founding. Through mindful manufacturing, we seek to live, work, and create in harmony with nature.