Making furniture out of NYC history

It is not every day that one comes across a luxurious Japanese soaking tub. That’s one made from reclaimed wood from a Brooklyn water tower. Nor is it common to find a key table. Especially one that features the WWII footlocker of a soldier who once called Brooklyn home.

At Mark Jupiter, their custom-designed furniture features local repurposed materials. Most importantly repurposed with a sleek, contemporary edge. They create one-of-a-kind pieces inspired by the richness of New York City history. More noteworthy and the beauty of its natural resources.

For starters and what makes this special, Mark is a 4th generation New York builder. He is a founding partner of the award-winning and nationally acclaimed New World Home. They create the New Old Green Modular (now featured in the new hardcover PREFABULOUS + ALMOST OFF THE GRID).

Their creation comes inspired by the craftsman of his family. That’s starting with his great-grandfather. He hammered out the original copper roofs of the city’s first skyscrapers. Then to the hand carved furniture designed and built by his father. So it is clear that Mark committed to continuing his family’s long standing tradition. That’s also with the launch of MARK JUPITER in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

MARK JUPITER offers a well-crafted furniture collection at a cost accessible to the general market. All With a philosophical commitment to sustainability. MARK JUPITER uses mostly reclaimed and repurposed materials found from local sources. Hand made right in the back of the new showroom in DUMBO, Brooklyn. So clients can view the many newly created pieces on the floor. They can by appointment too. Finally you can design your very own custom furniture piece.

Source: Mark Jupiter

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