HOW IT STARTED
Onefortythree started out as a blog (remember those?) in 2010 to document and share the renovations of the house our founders, Logan and his wife Roxy were working on making habitable. They purchased a half-finished log cabin and went to work getting it ready to move in to, doing all of the labor themselves. Our namesake comes from the address of this very home. Once they moved in, Logan, who started out working as a cabinet maker under his Dad, began making lamps and furniture to fill up their new space. Soon after, friends started requesting pieces of their own. With the encouragement of his wife Roxy, they opened an online shop in 2011. She immediately jumped in full time to give guidance and business savvy directives to balance out Logan’s creative side, all while attending law school nonetheless!
Being a young homeowner with a very limited budget led Logan to start staying late at his Dad’s shop to try to broaden his skill set and start designing and building furniture for his own home. After shopping around, he found that if you’re in the market for minimal, functional and high quality home furnishings you were left with two opposite ends of the spectrum-either really high end pieces that were way out of his budget, or mass produced styles that were nice, but lacked the quality and character he yearned for. With this, he got to work to create the industrial and mid century designed pieces that are still in the shop today.