hampton forge

does anybody have any experience or stories to share from working with this company ?

Yup. One of my first projects after I graduated was to design a trade-show booth for them. Think the budget was around $250K. Made it look like a Pottery Barn store. Really great. Anyhow, we presented it to them and things were going well. Then they wanted it for $200K, then $170K, etc. After a while, things fell apart and we went our own separate ways.

Then they show up at the Housewares show in Chicago with a brand-new booth identical to the one I designed. I mean, it was almost exactly like the rendering I made. It looked great, but they stole the design.