ALEX DREW & NO ONE is a Brooklyn-born/ Detroit- based custom design studio that produces modern furniture and objects. With design and craftsmanship at the forefront, their work focuses on combining unique materials, sophisticated design details, and elegant lines. They harmoniously incorporate these elements into furniture that is clean and modern. In addition to their current product line, AD&NO also offers design services and custom furniture projects based on their design aesthetics as well fabricating custom commissioned pieces for architects and interior designers.
Alex and Drew met in Brooklyn, NY in 2010 where they immediately began collaborating on projects. Seeking more space (and a washer and dryer) they quit their distinguished jobs in NYC and relocated to Detroit in 2013 to start their own company.
Alex is a Detroit native who, after graduating with a degree in furniture design from The Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006, moved to New York. In New York she immediately began working for the acclaimed custom furniture company Walter P. Sauer. While at Walter P. Sauer she designed, drafted, project managed, and fabricated projects for over 5 years. There she worked with many of Architectural Digest's Top 100 interior designers and architects. Alex is a fourth generation builder who specializes in green building as well as exotic woods, skins (parchment, leather, and shagreen), and furniture engineering.
Drew is a Memphis native who, after studying film and television production at The University of Memphis, moved to Los Angeles where he worked in production for The Simpsons television program coordinating over 200 episodes. After a decade in Los Angeles he spent several years in London working on television projects before moving to New York. In New York he worked for Clockwork-Apple, a design and model making studio, creating commercial work for clients including Hewlett-Packard, Tiffany & Co., and Stella Artois, as well as working in set design for clients including Neiman Marcus and Vogue.