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Grand Island Sofa wins 'Best of the Year Award' 2009

Grand Island Sofa

“Best of Year” award for healthcare product design from Interior Design magazine.

A bit over a year ago, I had the oportunity to be the principal concept designer for David Edward’s
new Grand Island Sofa, a product aimed at hospital room environments with a very specific program
and functional requirements. The project had been shelved after [...]

East Austin Studio Tour - Pictures

Thank you all who came and visit!

Here are some of the pics of the show…

E.A.S.T

E.A.S.T

East Austin Studio Tour

THIS WEEKEND come see us at FAB SHOP CUSTOM

-1803 E. 6th Street (Between Chicon and Comal)

   

Tertulia Chair Combo Wood and & [...]

Grand Island Sleeper Sofa

 

Grand-Island-Sleeper Sofa

A bit over a year ago, I had the oportunity to be the principal concept designer for David Edward’s
new Grand Island Sofa, a product aimed at hospital room environments with a very specific program
and functional requirements. The project had been shelved after several years, and was  brought back
to life when somebody mentioned I had [...]

O-Lithas – Challenge your imagination Competition Entry

Olithas

Olithas

Challenge your imagination Competition Entry…

O-Lithas as a concept already existed. I just adapted it to become a table.  A fancy ‘picnic table’ of sorts with two benches…

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Olithas - Cast Concrete Series

Olithas

Olithas

O-Lithas is a collection of outdoor/indoor furniture based on the idea of creating a new and consistent language to integrate steel and Cement. The concept is achieved by casting a ribbed wavy pattern on the backside of a  concrete slab, and using recyclable aluminum or stainless steel bars to complete as base.

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SYNC Nurse Station

Nurture-Sync

Collaboration between HDR and Nurture by Steelcase to develop new system furniture for Nurse Stations.

I was part of the HDR Team.

Nurtue By Steelcase – Syc Nurse [...]

Tertulia Chair - Milano Salone Prototypes 2008

tertulia chair detail

Tertulia Chair Detail

 

‘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. They can happen

anytime or anyplace, and for that reason a folding chair was simply the most natural departing

point typology for this project.

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Casper Chair ['Gasparin']

Gasparin
Gasparin – Rendering

A ghost is a ghost because it’s not really there. Or is it?

Casper is an exercise in making a chair that isn’t really there,

a floating drape reveals its form, and an steel frame holds it

in suspension, but where is the Chair?

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Calamari Tables - Renderings

 

Calamari Tables – Gliding Planes

Vertical planes are walls that divide, and never connect. 

Horizontal ones reach out, BRIDGE, and CONNECT.

It is better to CONNECT than to CLASH.

PLANES  that CLASH might as well be TECTONIC PLATES

(I hear those cause earthquakes)

I think it is more FUN to CONNECT, than to CLASH…

Why not CONNECT and GLIDE!

Glide through the floor, float on a plane, meet and connect. 

Calamari tables are planes that [...]