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Olithas:Part of C77DA Video Gallery

 

Core 77 awards has selected our Olithas video entry as part of the C77 Design Awards Gallery

earlier this week. We are extremely happy and elated for this recognition, considering we were

up against big budgets like Steelcase, Herman Miller, and Ziba.

Thank you Jeff Marrow for helping us pull this quick Video together in an afternoon.

He went above [...]

Olithas featured at Austin Modern House Tour House #12

Don’t forget to visit Room Fu’s Staged Home for this Year’s Austin Modern House Tour.

Feb. 5th  11am  – 6pm

They will be fearturing Studioefra’s Olithas prototype bench as part of their repertoire

of furnishings and [...]

Olithas Featured in Apartment Therapy

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E.A.S.T 2010 closes with Awesome Results!

Thanks to all who visited! we had a great time getting to know everybody and hope to see you  all again next year.

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Studioefra @ E.A.S.T. 2010

Photo Credit: Alisa Marrow

Saturday, November 13 at 9:00am – November 21 at 6:00pm
Location FAB
1803 E. 6th Street
Austin, TX

Hosted by FAB shop and part of E.A.S.T. 2010
www.eastaustinstudiotour.com

Nov. 13-14 & 19-20
9am-6pm – Both weekends, all family welcomed!

HELLO ALL!

A friendly reminder to don’t forget, and visit us during the East Austin Studio Tour 2010 Starting next week. New [...]

Tertulia Selected Winner!

 

Tertulia and Olithas at Design Within Reach

I’m happy to announce ‘Tertulia’ was selected amongst the 4 winners

 

(Henry Levine, Efrain Velez, Micaelan Davis, and Agustina Rodriquez )

last night for this year’s M+D+F Design Within Reach Austin Furniture Designer’s show.

12 pieces were chosen finalists, including  Olithas. I was very impressed with the overall craft,

rigor, and dedication shown by the collection exhibited, and believe now more than ever,

that Austin is an up and coming place to be as a young Designer. Thank you all who came

to visit, and DWR’s Austin Studio for taking such good care of us,  we had a great time!

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Olithas and Tertulia @ DWR - May 15th, 2010

DWR Presents: M+D+F Award Presentation
Saturday, May 15, 6-8pm

Modern + Design + Function/Austin Furniture Now is a juried exhibition designed to uncover

and promote innovative modern furniture by emerging designers in the Austin Area. Organized by

the DWR Austin Studio, M+D+F provides an opportunity for peer, public and professional recognition

for up-and-coming designers and firms. [...]

Olithas - Prototype (2010)

Prototype

Photo Credit: Alisa Marrow

O-Lithas is a collection of outdoor/indoor furniture based on the idea of making stone-like slabs appear to be

light and fluid like a wave. The project started as play of words combining the Greek word ‘Lithos’ (Stone),

with the Spanish words ‘Ola’ (Wave) and ‘Olita’ (tiny wave), and is now evolved into a new and consistent means

to integrate steel and cement with Design.

The resulting pieces are minimalist, long lasting, and eco-friendly. The wavy pattern not only accounts for a

unique timeless aesthetic, and common language, but also functions as structural reinforcement along the span

of the slab, and to fit the radius of the metal bar base for a complete integration of materials.

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O-lithas Prototype Ready!

Olithas Prototype

Olithas Prototype

It seems like yesterday I got the idea of extruding Play-Doh® into some type of stone/concrete/green furniture…

Happy to share my latest results!

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