If you’ve ever attended a wedding, a graduation party or a Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival event, chances are you’ve used a product from Tim Maloney’s company.
To enter The Next Chapter bookstore at 310 Fourth Street NW in Canton is to feel instantly comfortable. With its well-worn, original wooden floor and leather furniture, the shop features walls lined with books covering practically every genre that can be written, from history, to theology, to fiction, to children’s literature.
Walking into the Bird’s Nest Furniture is like stepping into another world. A well-appointed, eclectic and stylish world. The store at 4718 Everhard Road NW specializes in furniture constructed from recycled wood, and reconfigured and rescued materials from India, along with antiques, home décor items and unusual light fixtures.
A suggestion by his son while planning a family vacation to Washington, D.C., in 2015 sent Chuck Duplain on a mission to open an “escape room” when he got back to Canton.
It’s ironic that one of downtown Canton’s biggest cheerleaders grew up in Akron. In 2015, Amy Eibel and her husband, Greg, launched Little Chicago Clothing Co., which features custom-designed screen printed T-shirts that celebrate Canton.
To Josette Kark, the interiors of homes and businesses are not just spaces. They are expressions—each one a “definition of each client’s lifestyle.”
It seems the broader that John Strauss Furniture Design has evolved in the last three decades, the closer its founder has journeyed back to his roots.