Brothers Dressler is a furniture design and manufacturing company with expertise  in custom project design, coordination and fabrication. Since 2003 the Brothers Dressler workshop has designed over 40 individual pieces of furniture for small batch production and limited-edition runs. We have also custom designed many furniture and lighting fixtures as well as feature walls, structures, restaurant interiors and other creative spaces.

From the beginning, we have focused on responsibly sourced materials, often using reclaimed and salvaged wood along with steel, repurposed waste streams and found objects. Craftsmanship comes first, emphasizing the best qualities of the materials and identifying ways to avoid waste. Our work has been exhibited across Canada and around the world. We have worked in residential and commercial markets along with not-for-profit organizations, and with designers and architects. Some of these include Anansi Press, The Government of Canada for Canada’s High Commission UK, Evergreen Brickworks, Ontario Gov’t, The DX (Design Exchange), Shorefast Foundation, The Furniture Bank, YMCA Canada, Sheridan School of Crafts and Design, OCAD University, the University of Lethbridge, the University of Toronto School of Architecture & Design, Ryerson University’s Interior Design Faculty, Aveda, Anthropologie, Lululemon, Pixar, Burton Snowboards, Tridel, Soma Chocolate, and Blackbird Bakery as well as restaurants Aft, Archive, Boehmer, Canoe, Drake One Fifty, North of Brooklyn, Richmond Station, and Wolf in the Fog.

 

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MADE-TO-ORDER

LIMITED EDITION

CUSTOM WORK

GREEN ATTRIBUTES

Brothers Dressler incorporate the following environmentally sustainable attributes into design and manufacture wherever possible:

Economical use of materials 
Waste stream recovery
Salvaged and reclaimed wood
Responsibly harvested wood
Salvaged iron and hardware
Found objects
Low-watt compact fluorescent
   bulbs and LED lighting
All natural stain
Hemp oil finish
Water-based lacquer finish
Locally made beeswax finish
Flat packs (for reduced shipping
   footprint)
Modularity and flexibility for
   increased lifespan
Objects which can be completely 
   dismantled into their component 
   parts