“Being a sustainable company isn’t just about using reclaimed materials; it’s also in building quality products.”

-Grant Koenig

Grain Designs is a Fargo, North Dakota company that creates hand-made furniture and home goods made primarily from reclaimed materials.  We offer unique designs and high quality craftsmanship for custom furniture and reclaimed fixtures of all kinds including, tables, sliding doors, and desks.  This combination of original designs and historic reclaimed materials allow Grain Designs to create unique furniture pieces that have a story to share.
Sharing that story is our passion.

Who We Are


Grain Designs is the product of two North Dakota State University Architecture graduates Blain Mikkonen and Grant Koenig. The two paired their passion for design, and drive for irregularity, to form Grain Designs.

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Where We Work


The progression of our studio space is an illustration of our dreams for Grain Designs and where we started.  Our work space continues to transform and progress with our operation as an ever changing expression of our work.

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Why Reclaimed


The core value of Grain Designs lies in the material we have chosen to work with.  The materials and salvaged goods that we build with have outlasted their previous life and have a story to tell.  Continuing that story is our passion.

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They chose the perfect wood for my backsplash and have been so helpful with the entire process.

Alicia Mae Spickler

A delight to work with!

Kristina Garrels

Grain Designs has great customer service and does a fabulous job!!

Heidi Thielges Tweten
September 19, 2022 in Resources

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