Do you need a sign for your business? Or for your home? George is one of the few artisans around who can still hand paint an “old school” sign, or build one in 9-colors of LEDs, if that’s what you need. No job is too small, none too large: from $200 to $20,000 or more, George is your guy.
Trentonians Peter Hobday and Tom Moyer have always had impeccable taste in art, home goods, and collectibles. So when they opened their own shop in nearby Bordentown, Trentonians flocked down to visit them and purchase gifts and home decor (and to have their art framed by Tom). Shoppe 202 is an eclectic storefront, filled with … Continue reading Singular Shopping→
Moravian Pottery & Tile Works was founded in 1898 by Henry Chapman Mercer — a key figure in America’s Arts & Crafts movement. He directed its operation until his death in 1930, and it the factory remained in business until the mid-1950s. It reopened in the 1970s as a “living museum”, subsidized by Bucks County. Reproduction tiles are made today using Mercer’s original molds, clay that is obtained locally, slips and glazes that follow Mercer’s final formulations. They are absolutely beautiful, make fabulous additions to any home, and spectacular gifts.
Natural Edge creates useful, artistic objects out of minimally processed natural materials. If you have a serious interest in his work (and perhaps an intention to purchase something) give David a call or send him an email and arrange to visit his studio on Pearl Street, a gritty industrial block tucked between the Arena and the train station. It’s the sort of post-industrial ruin that’s the perfect space for an artist working with large, physical objects like tree limbs, and the sort of space that keeps the Trenton art scene sputtering along despite itself.
Whatever your thoughts about the Museum itself (state treasure, or politically correct snooze-fest), the Museum Shop is one of the best places in the county to purchase an exotic gift for that special someone.