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Downstairs is a mix of found objects and work Thomas has come across in either his travels or online scouting. The Philadelphia-based sculptor and furniture-maker Tim Lewis, who created these walnut and nylon Strap Chairs, was one of the first designers Thomas found by simply reading a blog and taking the opportunity to reach out. “It’s exciting to find things like that. This guy could be making furniture on his sun porch for all you know, but I’ve got a space and he’s got a thing and none of us have a lot of money. We can do something together.”