The progression of our studio space is a visual understanding of our dreams for gd and where we started. Our first shop was in a two-stall garage apartment garage of GD partner Blain Mikkonen.  No heat, no air, but here the dream was started.

From there we grew into our first “OFFICIAL” address as Grain Designs in West Fargo complete with a custom reclaimed basketball hoop, pull-up bar, and our first office.

Grain Designs first shop
Grant Blain Phil Grain Designs Shop

Today we have a great facility on a farm southwest of Fargo.  The perfect rural location with room to grow, and hit golf balls around the yard.  I guess you could call this location Grain Designs world headquarters.

May 18, 2017 in Blog

Rusted Metal in Minutes, Not Years.

by Phil Bruckbauer Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?  Over the years we have created hundreds of pieces of furniture, ranging from rustic to modern, but with an emphasis on using strictly reclaimed wood. Most often…

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May 11, 2017 in Blog

Crank Tables ‘Elevate’ Social Spaces

by Grant Koenig   “I need a pair of timeless 12′ tables that can be adjusted to both 30″ and 42″ in height, they need to be mobile, and they need to be able to adapt to fit different events…

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May 4, 2017 in Blog

The Design Conference Whirlwind

by Pat Bresnahan The last few weeks have been a whirlwind at Grain Designs. Last weekend marked the third year we have presented and operated a booth at the Eco Chic... Read More