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Steve and Stephen Gothard
Steve Gothard and son Stephen Gothard

Arden Creek Designs, situated on the grounds of the historic property Camp Arden, is located in the peaceful Northern Adirondacks Park of Upstate New York. Founded by Steve Gothard and his son, Stephen, Arden Creek Designs has been in business for over twenty years with the mission of promoting and sharing the beauty of the Adirondack décor, an important part of the design world for over a hundred years, while traditions of both the past and present are brought together to enrich one another.

Camp Arden circa 1880
Camp Arden circa 1880

The father and son team strive to design and handcraft products that are innovative aesthetically, while being relevant to the needs of today's client. Using the same resourcefulness, energy, and high spirits of the early Adirondack settlers, Steve and Stephen create their works of art in an effort to maintain the innovative traditions and culture of the 19th century craftsmen who forged their way into this beautiful landscape of upstate New York. When the two design their unique Adirondacks art, it is important for the father and son team to ensure the natural characteristics are represented throughout their pieces of work, while using only the finest materials nature has to offer. Through Arden Creek Designs' strive to use locally harvested natural materials as the heart of their products, we are able to provide our clients with a product that is sustainable and has minimal impact on the earth. Today, at Arden Creek Designs, we still passionately carry on this traditional craft while providing our clients with a personal and friendly experience. Arden Creek Designs proudly serves an international and American clientele, including individuals, families, foundations, museums and businesses. We specialize in working with architects and interior designers. Call us today to see how we can help you with your project!

Camp Arden present day
Camp Arden present day