Aug
24
2010
0

Conversation Table spotted in Oryx Magazine

Oryx is the Infight magazine for Qatar Airways, the award-winning 5 star airline. Designed and produced to compliment the world class image of the airline, Oryx contains lifestyle and general interest features, including exclusive interviews and first-hand travel experiences from our internationally renowned writers.

Here’s the page (click to enlarge):

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Oct
28
2009
0

CharityWorks GreenHouse Press

A Green Scheme

House Built and Designed With the Planet In Mind Shows ‘Eco’ Can Be Beautiful

Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, October 8, 2009

Yes, the exterior siding is made from recycled materials, the roof of recycled metal and the floors of reclaimed wood. And there are dual-flush toilets (that will each save 6,000 gallons of water annually) in the five bathrooms of the CharityWorks GreenHouseopening Saturday in McLean.

Read the article >

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Oct
28
2009
0

CharityWorks GreenHouse Photos

Here are some photos from the event.

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Sep
01
2009
1

CharityWorks GreenHouse

The CharityWorks GreenHouse is being staged in the CO2FreeLiving house, a custom-built, carbon-neutral house located in McLean, Virginia. The house showcases a new approach to sustainability whereby more efficient building design, innovative technology, and a smart location are combined to reduce carbon emissions, the leading source of greenhouse gases. (via charityworksgreenhouse.com)

The Conversation Table will be integrated by designer Ernesto M. Santalla in the Spa Retreat.

The opening is October 10.  If you’re in the DC area – check it out!

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May
05
2009
0

360SEE Show Flyer

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Apr
20
2009
1

360SEE gallery show

I’m packing these up to ship to Chicago for the show.

May 8 – July 1

360SEE Gallery
1924 North Damen Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60647
M-Sa 10-7, Su 11-5pm or By Appointment
Tel. 773.698.6340

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Mar
20
2009
0

Cardboard table update

I have a deadline for this project now.  I’m going to be showing a few pieces in a Chicago gallery this summer.  More details on that later – after I sign contracts and stuff.

This week’s progress: The cardboard Conversation Table is now made of cardboard (with a high recycled content) and hardboard (made from compressed secondary wood fibers – formaldehyde-free, resin free).  It’s also now sandwiched between two protective layers that have a nice textured face.  This weekend I’m making new, final master templates for jigs to finalize processes with my guys.

Here are some photos of the new little section I made tonight to test all the changes:

Feb
20
2009
1

Updated Wall Shelf Prototype

I finally revisited this cardboard wall shelf.  I just simplified it – got rid of the huge middle block and updated the improved the mounting situation.

Jan
26
2009
2

Cardboard Conversation Table Prototypes

Still hashing out the details on this project.  I’ve been building table saw sleds and assembly jigs.  Getting closer to making these available soon.  I’ve got 4-5 of these in my shop that I wouldn’t feel comfortable selling yet.

Dec
25
2008
0

LKD 2008 Christmas Gift

I wanted to design a simple, functional, flat-packed, cardboard gift to send out to friends of LKD.  After designing/building a few prototypes of bookends and other ideas, I decided to go this route…it’s a book holder… you may have been lucky enough to receive one of these to assemble on Christmas morning… I sent out 16, I think.

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