Jesse Knutson conceptualized Independent Woodworks while working in a Minneapolis custom cabinet shop. Basing his classic modern designs on contemporary and clean function, Jesse creates original custom work for residential and commercial use. Pieces are often the result of collaborative work with local designers and architects, utilizing their vision.
A love for the pace and beauty of the Pacific Northwest drew Jesse and his wife to Seattle, where they found a community that values individuality and style.
Jesse Knutson, designer and creator, made his home in West Seattle with his wife Suzy and their lovable Boston Terrier mix, Hannah. Jesse’s passions include bicycles, local music, strong coffee and supporting local, sustainable and independent businesses.
Furniture can be inspirational and functional.