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It's Official! Our Handsomely Crafted Goods Are Proudly Sold Locally at Hard Goods

 



It's official we are now part of the Hard Goods family! It is an honor to have our handsomely crafted Arizona goods showcased in a local Arizona store. Hard Goods is a store we admire for its dedication to craftsmanship and community. It's a charming & dapper store within a store located in the locally renowned, Melrose District mainstay Modern Manor. Owned and operated by local concrete artisan Brandon Gore, Hard Goods is a bright fixture in the local community and a venue where hand selected crafters, artist and designers have the opportunity to showcase their goods for purchase. For all you Phoenix natives and out of town visitors seeking to explore the best our city and the Valley of the Sun has to offer, look no further. Hard Goods in Modern Manor is a hidden jewel within a gem waiting to be discovered and a must stop on your shopping and sight seeing route. You will not be disappointed, its worth the drive and pit stop! In fact you might want to make a day of it exploring the many surrounding antique and vintage shops in the Melrose District.



When you first walk through the doors you enter through Modern Manors beautiful vintage showroom.  With Modern Manor's 60's flair you feel like you have been transported back in time or that you just walked on the set of Mad Men for all you Don Draper fans. Then your eyes are mesmerized by a sign directing your steps to a room off to the side where Hard Goods proudly calls home, and you will to! When you enter Hard Goods handsomely curated emporium expect a warm welcome from Lucas or a friendly face. You are pleasantly greeted with cozy, beautiful floor to ceiling displays featuring only the best in well designed, hand crafted goods. Whether you are fan of concrete, metal, wood works or just great design there is something for everyone!

The store is home to an array of hip and stylish products such as: concrete wares by Brandon himself (including his uber popular concrete planters), limited-edition art prints by local designers, home furnishings, eye wear, wooden iphone cases, high quality manly scented soaps, bearded men grooming provisions, wooden bow ties, our wallets and bottle opener plus so much more. Any of these items are sure to satisfy any his or her gift list and spread cheerfulness all year round. You will leave the store bearing amazing gifts for loved ones and yourself, with such a unique selection of hand crafted finds you won't want to leave empty handed. Ladies and gent's it's the perfect place to shop for that special lady or man, girl or guy friend who you want to impress with a unique gift to unwrap on that special occasion. Hard Good's is a store for any and all occasions! With Hard Good's and Modern Manor as roommates its a marriage made in heaven, furnish your house and shop for you or that special someone in your life. So stop on down friends, say "Hi" and tell them Portsmith Co. sent you!  #shoplocal #supportcraftmade

Visit the Hard Goods Official Outpost located within Modern Manor. 
716 W. Hazelwood St., Phoenix, AZ 85013
Hours - Open Wednesday thru Sunday 11am until 6pm.

Check out this amazing video for an inside peek into the store and see why you need to stop down!


The Hard Goods Official Outpost from EarthForm on Vimeo.


You can check out more of skilled craftsman Brandon Gore's amazing concrete and other creations here and here.

 

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