Originally founded in the 1920s in the United States, Noma was the largest manufacturer of holiday lighting in the world.
Founded in 1990 by interior designer Alessandro Agrati, Culti is a manufacturer of home fragrances, credited for inventing the reed diffuser.
Founded in 1888 by René Lalique as a jewelers workshop, Lalique is a French glassmaker, best known for producing glass art, vases and perfume bottles.
Founded in 1867 by Théophile Winckelmans, Winckelmans is a worldwide leader in the production of porcelain and vitrified tiles.
Founded in 1873 by Graziano Appiani in Treviso in 1873, Appiani is one of the oldest manufacturers of tiles in the world.
Founded in 1878 in Abensberg by Adolf Wilhelm Keim, Keimfarben is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of silicate paints.
Founded in 1881 by Franz Schneider as a producer of furniture knobs, Franz Schneider Brakel (FSB) is a manufacturer of door handles and door fittings.
Founded in 1845 in Amsterdam by A.J. Heydenryk, The House of Heydenryk is regarded as one of the world’s most prestigious picture frame companies.
Founded in the 1930s by John Farrow and Richard Maurice Ball, Farrow & Ball are a British manufacturer of paints and wallpapers based upon historic colour palettes.
Designed in 1936 by Finnish designer Alvar Aalto as an entry in a design competition for the Karhula-Iittala glassworks factory, the iconic Alvar Aalto Vase is one of the most famous glass pieces in history.
Founded in 1643 by Claude Trudon, Cire Trudon is the oldest wax-producing factory in the world. It was the provider of the royal court of Louis XIV.
Founded in 1860 by Edmond Frette, Frette is an Italian manufacturer of linens and home furnishings of unparalleled quality.
Founded in 1961 by creatives Christiane Gautrot, Desmond Knox-Leet and Yves Coueslant, Diptyque is a luxury goods company that produces a high-end line of scented candles, perfumes, face and body care.
Founded in 1853 in Paris, and previously doing business as Martin (est. 1792), Goyard is a luxury trunk and leather goods maker. Goyard is the oldest such organization in business, predating its main competitor, Louis Vuitton, by one year.
Founded in 1863 by Thomas L. Kay, Pendleton Woolen Mills is an American textile manufacturing company, best known for its iconic Indian blankets.
Invented in 1898 by Maurice Berger, Lampe Berger is a fragrance lamp that destroys odors and bacteria by using a catalytic burner to combust an alcohol based fuel.
A torsion clock is a mechanical clock which does not need to be wound manually. It gets its energy from changes in temperature and atmospheric pressure, so it can run for years without you having to do anything.
In 1670 the ‘Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson’s Bay’ was incorporated with a royal charter from King Charles II.
Founded in 1860 in Islington, London by Arthur Sanderson, the company began as an importer of French wallpapers.