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Vernacular Design on The Fabricant Way

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Listen to Episode 12 of  The Fabricant Way with Jack Decker, where he discusses the importance of having a mentor – and how growth happens when you’re ready to take on new types of projects.

 

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A Kingston Woodworker Recreates History for Modern Day Living

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Jack Decker has always loved a good story; in fact, it’s what has kept him Upstate for most of his life. In the Hudson Valley, storytelling is a hands-on process that is as much about sharing the old as it is about creating the new. And from his Kingston-based woodworking business, Vernacular Design, Jack does both through his original contemporary designs and historical restoration work.

 

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Hops Petunia: A Budding New Floral Shop in Kingston, NY

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Kelli Galloway, owner of Hops Petunia, designed her shop on the Kingston waterfront in partnership with Jack Decker of Vernacular Design. It’s reminiscent of a french cottage, with exposed brick walls and white wood paneled moulding. “The vibe of the shop itself is like a hug…very cozy and welcoming,” says Kelli, who has been a long time weekender in nearby Rosendale. “I wanted it to feel like when you walked in, you were in someone’s home.”

 

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A Rising Star in the Architectural/Interior Design Industries

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Restoration projects in the Hudson Valley are a daily theme. Many former warehouses, historic homes, and storefronts are being transformed or returned to their former glory. It is through my knowledge of these projects that I had the opportunity of meeting Jack Decker of Vernacular Design. Jack is that rare combination of skilled craftsman and artisan.

 

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Vernacular Design Suite 1A 59 O'Neil Street Kingston New York vernaculardesign@yahoo.com