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We're this month's 'Featured Innovator' at American Steel Studios community!

Thank you American Steel Studios for making us this month's featured innovator! Check out the interview HERE!  We love our workspace and the creative community we have in West Oakland/SF Bay area. Interested in seeing where it all happens? Just make an appointment and come on by!   

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What is Sustainable Design?

We are glad you asked! Sustainable design, at least for us, includes sourcing and manufacturing, not just the materials themselves. At Hammers and Heels we strive to use the most green materials we can find, but often they are also locally sourced. In the same mindset as the local farm stand food movement we manufacture our pieces in the San Francisco Bay area.  In fact most of our materials are purchased from small businesses, mostly within a 2 mile radius of our warehouse!  Of course we also mostly use recycled, reclaimed, or upcycled materials.  If you get a chance to check out our Oliver Collection you will find that fallen trees aren't too shabby looking when paired with a little...

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