Kathy’s Table

Coffee Table in Paradox Walnut, 7’L x 30″W x 20″H My brother in law recently commissioned a coffee table for my sister’s 50th birthday. The table was to be the centerpiece of the ample living room of a large house they recently moved to outside of Philadelphia, to be situated in front of a nine […]

Hancock Shaker Village

I especially love the simple tools the Shakers made, like this dust pan. We took a jog off course on our recent East Coast college tour to visit the Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Mass. This was my first visit, though I made frequent excursions to the Shaker Museum in Old Chatham, NY when I […]

The Return of Tree Trust True

the 30′ long table returns home, after weathering 5 years at the Sonoma County Museum When we first moved our home and main studio to West Sonoma County five years ago, Ene and I were commissioned to participate in an exhibition called Hybrid Fields at the Sonoma County Museum, curated by our friend Patricia Watts. […]

In Praise of Ruins

The Occidental Yacht Club in 2009, before it began to seriously buckle Maybe the Occidental Yacht Club was not such a great idea to begin with. At six hundred feet above sea level, the town of Occidental is a dozen winding miles down to the cliffs and breaks of Sonoma’s unforgiving shores. While I have […]

Banff DM2020, Days 2 and 3

The view outside Kinnear 205, where we spent the majority of the past two days Through an orchestrated frenzy of oversized multi-colored post-its, flip books, breakout sessions, brain dumps and debate, we managed to deliver some valuable data and shed light on potential future scenarios for the role of Digital Media Research at the Banff […]

Banff Digital Media 2020 Summit, Day 1

A tame stretch of the Bow River I was surprised to wake to a light snowfall after my first night at The Banff Centre. I’ve been invited to participate in the two-day Digital Media 2020 Summit, and arrived a day early to collect myself and orient to this spectacular mountain oasis nestled in the Bourgeau […]

Wowhaus Projects Update

My 1/6 scale model of the humpback whale tail for our ‘Fluke’ project The arrival of spring typically finds Ene and myself juggling proposals, installations and fabrication at the wowhaus studio, having spent the rainy months laying the groundwork for new production in public sculpture, furniture and product design. We’re particularly excited about a new […]