Adam Otlewski Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
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About Adam Otlewski Inc.

I am a designer and maker working from an industrial studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. After spending a lot of time in museums thinking about the progression of the things we make, I came to the idea that instead of aiming for a factory-made appearance, I could leave my hand visible in every object I produce. I use materials and techniques that promote subtle variances, such as hand-dying leather, or acid rubbed patina solutions on polished metal. For my "Series" collections, I establish a set of rules, such as a group of materials or techniques, culminating in one f...Read More

Adam Otlewski Inc.

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Featured Pieces

Untitled Side Table Matte Blackened Brass Small Accent, End or Drink Stand
Untitled Side Table Matte Blackened Brass Small...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Bauhaus End Tables
Brass
Solid machined matte blackened brass with recessed hex-head fasteners. All material finishes are living finishes: they will change and patina for the better with time and use. Petite...
Untitled Side Table Polished Unlacquered Brass Small Accent, End or Drink Stand
Untitled Side Table Polished Unlacquered Brass ...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Bauhaus End Tables
Brass
Solid machined polished unlacquered brass with recessed hex-head fasteners. All material finishes are living finishes: they will change and patina for the better with time and use. P...
Series03 Wall Sconce, "Smoke" Patinated Sculpted Brass, Goatskin Parchment Shade
Series03 Wall Sconce, "Smoke" Patinated Sculpte...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Brutalist Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass
Sculpted solid brass in a "smoke" acid patinated finish, machined and mechanically fastened. Goatskin parchment shade with accordion-folded face and hand stitched edges. Hand-dyed br...
Series01 Desk Lamp, Hand-Dyed Ash 'Gray' Leather, Dark Patinated Brass
Series01 Desk Lamp, Hand-Dyed Ash 'Gray' Leathe...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Bauhaus Table Lamps
Brass, Leather
Solid machined brass in dark patinated brass finish, hand-dyed and waxed leather wrapped wood, soft unstructured pivoting leather shade, hand-dyed braided cotton cord. All material f...
Series03 Floor Lamp, "Smoke" Patinated Sculpted...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Brutalist Floor Lamps
Brass
Sculpted solid brass in a "smoke" acid patinated finish, machined and mechanically fastened with heavy structural brass recessed hex head fasteners. Goatskin parchment shade with acc...
SERIES01 Floor Lamp, Hand-Dyed Ash 'Gray' Leath...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Bauhaus Floor Lamps
Brass, Leather
Solid machined brass in polished unlacquered finish, hand-dyed and waxed leather wrapped wood, soft unstructured pivoting leather shade, hand-dyed braided cotton cord. All material f...
Untitled Side Table "Smoke" Patinated Brass Sma...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Bauhaus End Tables
Brass
Solid machined "Smoke" acid patinated brass with recessed hex-head fasteners, blush (pink) leather wrapped top. All material finishes are living finishes: they will change and patina...
Series01 Floor Lamp, Hand-Dyed Ash ‘Gray’ Leath...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Bauhaus Floor Lamps
Brass, Leather
Solid machined brass in polished nickel-plated finish, hand-dyed and waxed leather wrapped wood, soft unstructured pivoting leather shade, hand-dyed braided cotton cord. All material...
Series02 Large Sconce, Dark Patinated Brass, St...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Bauhaus Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass
Solid machined dark patinated brass, hand-stitched goatskin parchment shade. All material finishes are living finishes: they will change and patina for the better with time and use. ...
Series02 Small Sconce, Polished Unlacquered Bra...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Bauhaus Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass
Solid machined polished unlacquered brass, hand-stitched goatskin parchment shade. All material finishes are living finishes: they will change and patina for the better with time and...
Untitled Side Table Polished Nickel Plated Bras...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Bauhaus End Tables
Brass
Solid machined polished nickel plated brass with recessed hex-head fasteners. All material finishes are living finishes: they will change and patina for the better with time and use....
Series02 Floor Lamp, Polished Unlacquered Brass...
Adam Otlewski
2010s American Bauhaus Floor Lamps
Brass
Solid machined polished unlacquered brass, handstitched goatskin parchment shade, with hand-dyed braided cotton cord. All material finishes are living finishes: they will change and ...

More About Adam Otlewski Inc.

Untitled table variations study, 2017.

Custom bronze and marble conference room tables for The Row, 2010.

Barrel chair in olive burl, hand-dyed velvet, and french polished paper on wood with ink and oil paint inscription, 2014.

First prototype of the Series 01 Desk Lamp, serial number 01-001. Leather and brass, 2014.

"Untitled" showroom racks and tables for Rosetta Getty and Creatures of the Wind, painted steel, 2014.

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