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ART + ARCHITECTURE: New Architecture in Austin

 

A Conversation on Art + Architecture
with Emily Little of Clayton & Little and Jack Tisdale of STG DESIGN INC
& selected architects Matt Fajkus, J.C. Schmeil & Efrain E. Velez

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
5:30pm Exhibition Tour
6:00pm Panel Discussion
AMOA–Downtown
823 Congress Ave
Suggested Donation: $10; Free for current AMOA Members.
Seating is limited to 80 and must be reserved through RSVP to Paula Kothmann,
pkothmann@amoa.org. Standing room available on a limited basis.

Introducing ‘Tertulia en Pecan’

Tertulia en Pecan‘ is the latest iteration of the Tertulia Series. It is a fusion of traditional wood craft techniques,

and modern sensibility. It features the use of locally harvested and steam bent solid Texas Pecan, and the first

collaboration between Studio Efra and Bedre Woodworking.

Photo Credit: Alisa Marrow

It will debut next month at ICFF New York May 14-17.

Introducing “Tertulia Fissa”

Photo Credit: Alisa Marrow

‘Tertulia’ is the Spanish word for gathering, a conversational get together in

which people simply sit and exchange their ideas freely. Tertulias can happen

in a moments notice, but they can also happen at a fixed place and time.

Tertulia Fissa is part of a family of chairs originally derived from the metal

curved rods inside a climbing pack and the folding patented and lightweight

geometry of earlier folding Tertulia Chairs.

This tertulia iteration is however, defined by a stout steel sheet-metal frame,

and a fixed geometry. It is heavily bound to site, and it is unapologetic about

being an exercise in pure form. You may also call it an Ode to Richard Serra.

Dimensions: 34″ x 14″ x 28″ (1/8″ steel)

This project is a collaboration between Studioefra, and Colin McIntyre.

Please contact us for pricing.

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