A Resource Directory for People Who Love Old Houses

Artisans List was a platform with a directory, articles, videos, and DIY guides to help people restore or re-create old homes


Artisans List was inspired by Cindy Bogart when she was  restoring her house in Newport, Rhode Island.  As her notebook began overflowing with names, phone numbers, ideas and learned lessons. Cindy turned to her skills as a creative digital designer and began organizing it all on her own website which evolved into Artisans List, a resource directory for sourcing traditional craftsman and products.

Divided into two sections, the resource directory listed over 4000 vendors and products and the content section provided information and news that helped homeowners with their projects.

Artisans Directory

Artisans Directory
Nine general categories had detailed subcategories
Subcategory Listings
Individual businesses were listed with advance search on the left
Individual Listings
Individual listings provided contact information, a full description and examples of work

DIY Guides . Articles . Videos

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