MacKenzie-Childs' Farm Factory

MacKenzie-Childs' farmside factory
A former restaurant in a barn is used for meetings and private tours Photograph by Matthew Williams for Bloomberg Businessweek

The home accessories company MacKenzie-Childs sells handmade furniture, pottery, and knickknacks to the “eccentric” and “creative” subset of the Neiman Marcus crowd, says Rebecca Proctor, the company’s creative director. Known for their signature Courtly Check pattern, the products are charmingly quaint—and so is the company’s headquarters, which is nestled on a former dairy farm in Aurora, N.Y., a town of 14,000.

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