Meet The Face Behind

TANDEM MADE

A BRIKA maker story

Erin & Nate Moren

MINNEAPOLIS, MN
"Making handmade goods is an opportunity to work on something larger than yourself."
“For production, we go through more experimentation and testing with materials and processes in our shop until we determine a beautiful, efficient and creative design solution/ product.”

“Our clients and customers inspire us to create meaningful pieces that will add something special and functional to everyday life.”


“We go through various phases of ideation, often stepping away for a couple days and coming back with a fresh perspective.”


“Our clients and customers inspire us to create meaningful pieces that will add something special and functional to everyday life.”


Ever since Erin and Nate met in college, they knew they wanted to work together someday making furniture. After both earning their BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design they both worked in the building/making industry for a couple years. After Erin decided to go to graduate school for business, the two moved to Chicago and began to consider what the future held for them.


Upon completion of her program, they both took a leap at being their own bosses or each others bosses (depends what day you ask them!) and secured a small shared studio space. What started as a custom kitchen project for their family has since evolved into their business today, Tandem Made. While they note not having followed much of their original business plan, they feel it was invaluable experience that allowed them to dig deep into their ideas, jumpstart their passion and gain the confidence to do so.

We believe...

we are here to create, not merely survive

We love it when...

projects come together and the client is thrilled!

Words we live by are…

where focus goes energy flows


“We go through various phases of ideation, often stepping away for a couple days and coming back with a fresh perspective.”
PRODUCTS BY TANDEM MADE
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