About Replacement

SML is a multidisciplinary creative studio, founded on the vision to create pieces that fit into your lifestyle, enrich your home, and stay around for the long haul. Each of our products are handmade in the Washington mountains from authentic, locally sourced materials, and built to be cherished for a lifetime.


J. Sawyer

Sawyer approaches design with creativity, thoughtful craftsmanship, and a desire to solve problems. He holds a BA in Architecture from UW Seattle, and started SML in 2013 to pursue his love of design. He's a master of materials including wood, concrete, and metal. He believes in the timelessness of well-designed objects, and the strong connections they can create.

Sara Smiley

Sara has a passion for textiles, upholstery, and graphic design. She has an eye for the small details that make a big impact and bring a design to life. She has a background in fine arts and web design which allow her to bring a unique set of design aesthetics and problem solving skills to every project.