A collection of exploratory furniture projects that serve as an introduction to various manufacturing techniques, exercises in finding form and study of materials.
Wagon Ottoman
A roll around ottoman designed for families to store soft goods, blankets, toys and other lightweight objects.
Perfect for blankets or stuffed animals
Perfect for blankets or stuffed animals
Retractable handle hidden underneath
Retractable handle hidden underneath
Flat Pack re-design
Flat Pack re-design
Instruction booklet
Instruction booklet
Cantilever Stool
A stool inspired by 60s diner aesthetic. Frame is made from 3/8" cold rolled steel rod with a spray paint silver finish, and the faux leather cushion flips with a plywood surface underneath for a quick side table.
Inner rings add support and serve as foot rest
Inner rings add support and serve as foot rest
Orthographic drawings / Cut list
Orthographic drawings / Cut list
Dual stool & side table function
Dual stool & side table function
Cushion can be flipped over for a side table surface
Cushion can be flipped over for a side table surface
Puffy Bedside Cabinet
A vinyl bedside cabinet made from an IKEA knagglig pine crate, inspired by the rounded, puffy furniture found in the children's animated show, Blue's Clues. 
Open cabinet door
Open cabinet door
Elastic bungee cord closure
Elastic bungee cord closure
Plywood interior
Plywood interior
2x1 Gamer Chair
A rocking gamer chair made from only 2"x1" pine boards complete with a custom sewn seat cushion.
Cushion attaches to seat with tie strips
Cushion attaches to seat with tie strips
Zipper sewing detail
Zipper sewing detail
Only 2x1 pine boards were used
Only 2x1 pine boards were used
Seat detail
Seat detail
Upcycled Photo Slide Light
A collapsible, hanging light fixture made from upcycled photo slides. 
Light shines through photo slides
Light shines through photo slides
Photo slides detail
Photo slides detail
Flattened state
Flattened state
Flat state close up
Flat state close up
Upcycled Impression Chair
A chair that leaves a mark. Made from upcycled masonite drawing boards, foam and leather scraps.
Underneath pull out drawer
Underneath pull out drawer
Seat close up- made from leather, masonite and foam scraps
Seat close up- made from leather, masonite and foam scraps
Upcycled Trash Light
A wall lighting fixture made from trash bags and popsicle sticks, inspired by geodesic domes. 
Form inspired by geodesic domes
Form inspired by geodesic domes
Close up view - made from trash bags and popsicle sticks
Close up view - made from trash bags and popsicle sticks
Embryo Light
A laser cut light fixture inspired by the cross section of a chicken embryo.
Dodecahedron inspired form
Dodecahedron inspired form
Faces made from laser cut birch plywood
Faces made from laser cut birch plywood
Chicken embryo cross section
Chicken embryo cross section
Shell Cross section
Shell Cross section
Lead pods
Lead pods
Flower center
Flower center
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