Hekman Hekman Furniture's Edsko Hekman's enchantment with furniture, crafted in the old-world traditions, would later blossom in his three sons John, Jelle and Henry. They would fulfill their father's dream and open the doors of the Hekman Furniture Company in 1922. The careful selection of ingredients, the patient hands-on techniques and the exacting presentation... the shared passions of Edsko Hekman and his furniture-making sons, remain the hallmarks of the Hekman Furniture Company today. Now, almost a century old, Hekman is widely recognized as one of America's premier furniture makers.