About Peg Woodworking
Peg Woodworking is a Brooklyn based company created in 2014 by designer and woodworker Kate Casey. With an intense material curiosity born out of several years as a sculptor and fabricator each design is approached with the utmost attention to form and function. Paying tribute to the clean lines and intricate weaving found in Shaker and Scandinavian design Peg Woodworking provides a contemporary take on the traditional.
While gathering pattern inspiration from Peruvian and American Indian weaving, each piece is hand woven in-house with a unique array of patterns and colors. Through combining the intricate aesthetics of the hand weaving with the angular geometry and clean lines of the woodworking each piece finds a harmonious balance of bold and delicate details. All collections are customizable in shape, size and color and are available to the trade as well consumers.
About the Designer
Kate Casey was born and raised in the Berkshires MA. She moved to Brooklyn NY in 2009 after completing her undergraduate education at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (BFA) and the Yale Norfolk School of Art. Working as a sculptor for several years provided Kate with a thorough understanding of a wide variety of materials as well as a passion for well designed objects with formal and structural harmony. After working as a fabricator she underwent the Center for Furniture Craftsmanships intensive program to hone in more specifically on woodworking and design. Since starting Peg Woodworking in 2014 it has remained an all female run operation.
About the Studio Manager
Sally Suzuki was born in Woodstock, NY and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She moved to New York City to attend NYU in 2009. After working as a fabricator and teaching in a ceramics studio she began woodworking in 2017. Sally’s background in design and fabrication has served her well in becoming Peg Woodworkings resident materials expert and assisting designer.
About the Sales and Marketing Manager
Catherine Woodard was born and raised in Long Island, NY. After completing her undergraduate education at Boston University with an emphasis on theater arts she moved to NYC in 2013. Working for several years as a theater producer and actor Catherine combined her creative and production background with newly acquired woodworking and weaving skills to join the Peg Woodworking team in 2018.