August 30, 2023
We first met Joe Nahem and his team at Fox-Nahem through Incollect, an online source where we’ve showcased our pieces for years. In this article about the ELLE DÉCOR Penthouse at 53 W 53 in Manhattan, you will learn more about our special collaboration for this project, and also see the work of several more Incollect artisans.
When Interior Designer Danielle Colding’s team called to order our Asymmetric Console, we had no idea it would end up in an incredibly edgy and bold Manhattan townhouse! You can see the table, and learn about the entire project, in the Summer 2023 A-List issue of ELLE DÉCOR.
ELLE Decoration UK
February 16, 2023
Inspiration abounds in this article about the ELLE DÉCOR Penthouse, featuring our Chaise alongside the work of many more artisans, including Jacco Olivier's animated art, a stunning entryway vignette by Reynold Rodriguez, and colorful lighting and furniture by Elyse Graham.
February 15, 2023
Joe Nahem of the New York-based design firm Fox-Nahem shares the process of creating the ELLE DÉCOR Penthouse at 53 W 53. Ottra has two special custom designs featured in the home; it was a pleasure collaborating with the design team.
The March 2023 issue of ELLE DÉCOR features the stunning ELLE DÉCOR Penthouse at 53 West 53 in Manhattan, designed by Fox-Nahem. We are honored to be part of it, with a one-of-a-kind chaise, created specially for the space.
Aspire Design and Home
The Winter 2023 edition of Aspire Design and Home magazine features our Cursive Sofa alongside the work of brands and artisans including McLaurin & Piercy, New Ravenna and Avram Rusu Studio.
November 6, 2022
A recap by 1st Dibs, covering the Must-See Pieces coming to Salon Art + Design 2022, a show we are so honored to be a part of.
Interior Furniture Design Magazine
November 8, 2022
Interior Furniture Design Magazine highlights our 8-foot diameter Rolling Mirror and award-winning Sofa, along with 14 others taking part in the Salon Art + Design 2022 fair. Among them: R&Company, Friedman Benda, The Future Perfect, David Gill, Ron Arad, Fernando & Humberto Campana, Misha Kahn, Gio Ponti, Refractory, frenchCALIFORNIA, Armel Soyer, Galerie Scene Ouverte, Le Lab Atelier, and Mindy Solomon Gallery.
November 1, 2022
Design Boom highlights our 8-foot diameter Rolling Mirror along with 11 other exhibitors taking part in the Salon Art + Design 2022 fair.
Galerie’s What Not to Miss list for the 2022 Salon Art + Design in New York included our Sofa, along with the work of Maison Gerard, frenchCALIFORNIA, Wilensky Exquisite Minerals, Amy Lau Design, and Lauren Adriana.
For the annual Ultimate Shopping Guide issue of House Beautiful, we were honored that Interior Designer Tina Ramchandani chose Ottra as one of her favorite artisans.
During the Summer of 2021, we collaborated with designer André Jordan Hilton on a special set of Bedside Tables for his room at the Galerie House of Art & Design. You can see what we created—and so much more—in the Winter 2021/2022 edition of Galerie.
Connecticut Cottages & Gardens
CT&G's compilation of American Artisans included our work, along with the work of others we admire, including Michael Robbins, J.M. Szymanski, Doorman Designs, and Moran Woodworked.
Interior Design Magazine’s coverage of the 2021 NYCxDesign awards included our award-winning staircase—and a shot of our resident dog, Dolly June!
In this cover story for ASID’s national publication, Ottra shared insights on American-made furniture, and the joy of designing and making in Brooklyn.
New York By Design
November 29, 2020
For the CBS series, we met with host Khoi Vinh to talk about the design and innovation behind our Red Hook Staircase project. (Scroll to Episode 2.)
When asked about her favorite nightstand, designer Michele Alfano, ASID, ASSOC. AIA shared ours.
The New York Times
March 15, 2020
For the Spring 2020 Special Report on Design, we shared the story and process behind our dyed wood furniture.
October 31, 2019
For the October 2019 Fall Market Tabloid of Interior Design, we were honored to see our Modular Shelf was described as "art at work".
A behind-the-scenes look at Ottra, how we got our start, and what we love about the design process.
Creating Beauty: Interiors
We were honored to be listed as a resource in this book by renowned artist and designer Kathryn Scott. For anyone that appreciates minimalist design softened by artisanal details, this book is a fascinating read. We’ll be sharing this book with friends for years to come.
Our Asymmetric Bench was featured as a “Fab Find” in Design, the magazine created by the New York Metro Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers.
May 12, 2018
The Best of Brooklyn Design highlights the work of 13 designers that were part of BKLYN Designs, an NYCxDesign event.
For the May 2018 issue of Manhattan Magazine, we were honored that Kathryn Scott Design Studio highlighted our Walnut Dining Table, describing it as, “the perfect balance of simplicity and complexity expressed in arcs and the interplay of light. Its sculptural quality makes it complement a variety of chair styles.”
An in-depth interview about our roots, the launch of our first collection, and some of our plans for the future.
Design journalist and author Rita Catinella Orrell curates a list of building products and accessories. We gave her a behind-the-scenes look at our company, along with stories about our kids, what inspires us, and much more.
Interiors & Sources
This trade publication dedicated to covering the commercial interior design industry shared how Ottra emerged from Zimmerman Workshop, and the synergy developed between them.
A review of the exhibitors at BKLYN Designs, an NYCxDESIGN event we were proud to be a part of.
A roundup of show favorites from BKLYN Design, including the Ottra by Zimmerman Workshop coffee table.