Tsuru Update: Denver Site Visit

The Ralph L Carr Judicial Center designed by Fentress Architects nears completion. Our public projects always involve an element of collaboration, and Ene and I have learned that it’s a good idea to get everyone together in one place as a project nears completion and timing and coordination become critical. No matter how sophisticated the […]

SPARK: Ene’s Installation Dispatch

Three of the four mosaic murals comprising Spark. We recently finished installing SPARK, a series of four 9′ x 12′ mosaic murals integrated into the walls of the planetarium at Chabot College in Hayward, CA. Symbolizing the spark of inspiration, of creativity and insight fostered through education at the college, the artwork also evokes the […]

Spark Murals Installed

Ene and Ali get ready to grout the four 9′ x 12′ glass mosaic murals comprising Spark. Ene and Ali have been working with a small crew installing our Spark mural project at Chabot College in Hayward.  Comprised of a sequence of four 9′ x 12′ mosaic murals in colorful hand-cut glass, the project evokes […]


Ali Blateis, our Project Assistant, tacks down hand-cut glass on one of Spark’s panels If you’ve been to the wowhaus studio in the past six months, you’d have noticed the neatly piled stacks of hand-cut, iridescent and mirrored glass everywhere that we’ve been transforming into a series of mosaic murals, called Spark, now nearing completion. […]

Ene’s Arbor Day

rows of mature olive trees at the Urban Tree Farm (photo: Ene Osteraas-Constable) I’ve asked Ene to write an occasional post for Deep Craft, and am proud to share her first story (all text and images by Ene Osteraas-Constable): I greet the deluge of the season’s first heavy rains with relief and contentment, knowing that […]