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Baru’s Sustainable Manufacturing Comes Full Circle

Baru’s Sustainable Manufacturing Comes Full Circle
  Our business model encompasses more than company budgets and products, and our business ethos serves more than company employees and investors. ...

Meet Our Partners: Leland Thomasset

Meet Our Partners: Leland Thomasset
  Leland Thomasset is a dairy farm expat, woodworking and engineering fanatic, and creative design expert. Fittingly, he is also Baru’s design and...

What to Invest in When Furnishing a New Home

What to Invest in When Furnishing a New Home
  When furnishing a new home, there are two major temptations. The first is to invest lots of money to fill every corner of your place with new fu...

Founder’s Story

Tino Go was born in Indonesia, raised in Michigan, employed in Europe, and driven by innovation. After over a decade of consulting companies in fin...

Adapting to a Major Life Event

Adapting to a Major Life Event
Change is the only constant in life--sometimes for better, sometimes for worse, always disruptive. Major life events can have a profound impact on...

Achieve Your Fitness Goals from the Comfort of Your Home Office

Achieve Your Fitness Goals from the Comfort of Your Home Office
  Even though Covid vaccines have started rolling out, for many of us the work from home life continues and the workout from home struggle is very...

Building Baru with Convenience and Sustainability in Mind

Building Baru with Convenience and Sustainability in Mind
  Everyone walks into their home (whether that be an apartment, townhouse, or condo) envisioning the space as a blank canvas. We all want to have ...

Feng Shui in the Bedroom

Feng Shui in the Bedroom
      A few weeks ago, the Baru team received an order for our extra tall fire-engine red dresser. Due to the covid-19 shutdowns, our bestsellers ...

Moving? Here’s what to Bring and What to Leave Behind

Moving? Here’s what to Bring and What to Leave Behind
  In spite of lockdown orders across the nation, over 15 million people have moved since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that anyone with ...

How to Create the Perfect WFH Environment

How to Create the Perfect WFH Environment
  Ten months after the United States’ initial Coronavirus shutdowns and we are still holed up inside, working out of makeshift home offices. Major...

Office Ergonomics Made Easy

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For a lot of people, working from home has meant trading their office workspace for a laptop in bed. Or slouching on the sofa instead of sitting upright in a chair. And while these may seem like the better option at first, they reinforce bad posture and bring down productivity in the long run. 

Why “Made in the US” Matters

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Having all our furniture made in the US allows for reduced shipping distances (and cost), more customizable pieces, and in-home delivery options. ...