Brown Dirt Cowboys

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phone : 415.572.9042
locale : 1960 Mandela Parkway Bay 9, Oakland, CA 94607

Home Furnishings and Custom Furniture Design

From their workshop at American Steel Studios to the Alameda Antiques Fair to bedrooms, kitchens, and restaurants throughout the Bay Area and over seas, Brown Dirt Cowboys are making extraordinary on-of-a-kind furniture from the highest quality reclaimed and salvaged materials. Sylvia Ortiz and Robert Shipman bring their unique design sensibilities together with impeccable craftsmanship and a keen ability to find the beauty in things lost, forgotten or discarded, creating stunning furnishings and fixtures.

This hardworking duo is constantly in motion, whether deconstructing or building furniture, selling at local outlets or sourcing more materials, Robert and Sylvia pour their passion and vision into every piece they create.

read our interview with them here