Here, we ask designers to take a selfie and give us an inside look at their life.
Occupation: Furniture designer/maker.
Studio Location: Burlington, North Carolina.
Describe what you make: Furniture and lighting for design-driven residential and commercial projects.
The most important thing you’ve designed to date: My seating designs.
Describe the problem your work solves: Thoughtless consumption; disposability.
Describe the project you are working on now: Today I’m working on the redesign/engineering of the timber frame of our Saddlestool —a backless, upholstered stool—for 5-axis CNC machining. I’m also developing a wood version of our new V4 armchair, which we just launched with a padded seat and back.
A new or forthcoming project we should know about: We’re finalizing the specs for inclusion of Skram products for the update of Mini dealerships in North America. We’ll likely start fabrication March or April of this year. Also, the concept for our new NYC showroom at the New York Design Center (200 LEX) #802. We’re moving in early March 2023.
What you absolutely have to have in your studio: Coffee.
What you do when you’re not working: Hike and hang out with my wife and son.
Sources of creative envy (dead or alive): Willie Nelson. John Steinbeck.
The distraction you want to eliminate: Overconsumption.
All photography by Colin Cassidy.
Concrete or marble? Marble.
High-Rise or Townhouse? High-rise.
Remember or Forget? Remember
Aliens or Ghosts? Aliens.
Dark or Light? Light.