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ABOUT 1720

1720 was founded by Kerstin Rice after discovering that more than 400 years of unbroken tradition in chairmaking at the northern edge of the Ore Mountains in Saxony (Germany) was on the verge of becoming extinct. 1720 creates limited-edition craft pieces to showcase specific craft skills in modern designs, runs education and networking events and works to influence public policy-making to ensure crafts and their cultural heritage will live on.

Meet The Team

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Kerstin Rice

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Passionate advocate for crafts and founder of 1720.


Miles J Rice

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Furniture designer and founder of Rittergut & Runnymede.

Bringing innovation and creative ideas also to 1720.

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