Founded in 2004 by Braden and Victoria Richter, Coda industries roots go back 130 years. The original Richter furniture was formed in Brooklyn in the late 1890’s by Braden’s great-great great-grandfather Samuel Richter. The company furnished the original Waldorf Astoria and the companies storied history has been well documented.
Braden’s grandfather moved the company west in the 1950’s. Eventually his father took over and enjoyed many years as the preeminent factory for the design and hospitality industry.
Braden branched off on his own starting his first factory at the age of 23. He pioneered the lifestyle store concept, designing and producing products for many of the countries top home furniture brands.
He sold several of his large production facilities in the mid 2000s and created Coda with his top craftsmen and artisans with the sole focus on American made quality.
As the company grew the Richter’s found a factory in Bali with the similar ethos and the same drive for perfection and commitment to quality. With this partnership, Coda operates two completely vertical facilities with unparalleled production capabilities.