Up East was founded in Portland, Maine by Chelsea Lipham, a practicing architect who spends free time as a woodworker and paper folder.

Chelsea grew up in the woods of Maine and spent many years living in Brooklyn, NY. Following her families generations of makers, she hopes to continue the traditions of woodworking, jewelry making, and architecture. She has a BArch from Pratt Institute and is a licensed architect in Maine, New York, and Florida.

Everything for sale on this site is handmade or meticulously restored back to life.

In addition to the products featured here for sale, we are open to working with you for custom designs. Feel free to contact us for discussion!

We also run a full service architecture and design business. Please visit www.chelsealipham.com for more information.