A Farm-to-Table Approach to Designing, Manufacturing, and Building Pays off in Brooklyn
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A Farm-to-Table Approach to Designing, Manufacturing, and Building Pays off in Brooklyn

Here at The List , we’re ever-curious about the culture of design, so who better to survey about the field’s current state than those currently working at the top of it? In Need to Know , we pick the brains of best-in-class creatives to find out how they got to where they are today—and to share an insider’s perspective on the challenges and highlights of their particular perches in the design world. Why shouldn’t architects build? Why shouldn’t interior designers manufacture? Zach Rockhill’s burgeoning all-in-one practice Hatchet Design Build is making a strong argument for keeping all the various duties that go into executing amazing spaces under one big roof. To hear the part-time artist tell it, the do-it-all attitude his team uses has allowed them to be united and adaptive, able to collectively react to a brief for a completely new construction or the idiosyncrasies of an old structure fluidly and intelligently. Looking at his projects—many of them played out in pre-war Brooklyn residences—it’s hard to argue. We discussed the origins of this approach with Rockhill, his favorite projects, and his overall aims for Hatchet Design and walked away inspired and entertained. Read on below. Hatchet Design Build […]

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