Lakeside Green Streets Research

Ene and Aili chat it up with local residents on the shores of Lake Merritt. We’ve been spending a lot of time roaming the shores of Oakland’s Lake Merritt as we enter the research phase of our public art commission for the City of Oakland’s Lakeside Green Streets initiative. Our project is to be integrated […]

Deep Craft Atelier Week 2

Click here to learn more about Deep Craft Atelier, a pop-up store at Storefront Lab. Kids love Lawrence labianca’s toy boats. (©  www.hanskwiotek.com) We spent another lively Saturday hosting Deep Craft Atelier for the second of three weeks at Storefront Lab in San Francisco’s Mission District. Guest Chef Cal Peternell of Chez Panisse grilled delicious […]

Deep Craft Atelier Week 1

Deep Deck longboards in claro walnut, black acacia and American elm. Our Deep Craft Atelier pop-up store project opened last week at Storefront Lab, with the first public sale on Saturday. We spent a convivial day fielding questions, selling goods and entertaining the curious, many of whom peeked in while we were setting up shop […]

Deep Craft Atelier Opens at Storefront Lab

Click here to see more images of Deep Craft Atelier at Storefront Lab. I’m so excited to open Deep Craft Atelier to the public tomorrow, Saturday, 10-4PM at Storefront Lab, 337 Shotwell in San Francisco’s Mission District. It’s been a fun and challenging week making product on site and getting the space ready so I […]

Tsuru Progress

Piero prepares to hoist the sculpture into position. Ene and I finally got to see the fully assembled crane sculpture for our Tsuru Project. Once again, Artworks Foundry has done a masterful job brazing the sculpture’s bronze skin around a superstructure of welded, stainless steel tubing. We’ve decided to give the bird a light golden […]

Snow Park Public Art Finalists

The lakefront block of 20th Street will be converted to a pedestrian promenade. Wowhaus are finalists in the public art component of an ambitious restructuring of Snow Park and the surrounding waterfront of Lake Merritt in the City of Oakland. Once again, we’re thrilled at the opportunity to contribute to the geography of public life, […]