About us


Who we are

The Last Workshop is a design studio/workshop based in Chicago, IL. We aim for our designs to be simple, functional, and long-lasting. From material selection to fabrication, we are focused on producing goods that are 100% sourced and made in the U.S. In addition to our product line, we also create custom pieces for both residential and commercial environments. 



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Design should be long-lasting, both in aesthetic and quality.

About the founder

The Last Workshop was founded by Ben Hanisch, who has previously worked in various photography studios, design studios, wood-shops, and also as a design consultant. His dedication to design has cultivated a thorough understanding and appreciation of the work, and has refined his eye for brand and product development.