HOLDEN, MA - Hand-crafted furniture manufacturer Furniture by Dovetail has been tapped to design furniture for six floors in the Yale School of Management's new home at the 242,000 square-foot Edward P. Evans Hall. The items will serve over a hundred offices, classrooms and even a cafeteria.
"It is the largest project we have ever done," Kim Neuhauser, Furniture by Dovetail's marketing director told a local Holden, MA publication. "It's about $3 million, and we were up against some pretty stiff competition, including some national companies."
This isn't the first time the company collaborated with Yale. In 2002, Furniture by Dovetail were hired to provide desks, file cabinets, bookcases conference room and administrative office furnishings for the Henry Koerner Center, Yale’s oldest building on campus and the home of their emeritus faculty.
Neuhauser is confident that this will further bridge Furniture by Dovetail--formerly just a residential furniture maker--into the corporate market, though the company will not entirely abandon its custom residential roots.
"As we expand our portfolio, we will develop classically designed products that blend the corporate, residential and academic markets," she said.
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