Make Nice is an interdisciplinary design and fabrication studio.

We offer handmade furniture, custom buildouts and creative partnerships.

Everything is designed and hand crafted by Mike Newins in their North Carolina studio.

Available work

  • ash bookshelves with bench seat

    Block Bookshelves

    Bookshelves in Ash, inspired by Donald Judd's library at The Block in Marfa, Texas. Stained and finished with soft oil-wax finishes. The lower shelf functions as a bench seat to sit and...

    Block Bookshelves

    Bookshelves in Ash, inspired by Donald Judd's library at The Block in Marfa, Texas. Stained and finished with soft oil-wax finishes. The lower shelf functions as a bench seat to sit and...

  • Birch Kitchen in Carrboro

    Birch Kitchen in Carrboro

    Earlier this spring I had the pleasure of designing and building a kitchen in Carrboro, NC. The home features beautiful art, incredible natural light and great proportions.  The client's taste...

    Birch Kitchen in Carrboro

    Earlier this spring I had the pleasure of designing and building a kitchen in Carrboro, NC. The home features beautiful art, incredible natural light and great proportions.  The client's taste...

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