On the Crimson Horizon

On the Crimson Horizon

On the Crimson Horizon Presenting a bold splash of crimson on a reserved landscape, this bench is just the thing to complete the color story in an elegant, modern room. The top is a bookmatched pair of rift-cut white oak boards, so the grain is mirrored, linear, and...
Colonnade

Colonnade

Colonnade The one inescapable fact of this slab of maple is its dramatic curve. Sixteen legs line the path. This bench leads Modernism into a place it hasn’t been, and I’d love to see where it can take your home. Available....
Jack the Fool

Jack the Fool

Jack the Fool Botanical and ovoid forms, storybook allusions, and certain catastrophe collide in these playful compositions. Which one suits you better, and which one for your partner? This work was sold in the 2017 Benefit Auction for the Bemis Center for...
Ash slab bench/coffee table

Ash slab bench/coffee table

Ash slab bench/coffee table Deceptively simple in form, the allusions here don’t stop unfolding. There’s landscape. There’s structure. There’s entropy and intervention, as well as so many other ideas wrapped up inside. It’s going to look...
Completion/Incompletion

Completion/Incompletion

Completion/Incompletion This piece finds the grey area between stool and end table. It’s stout enough to sit on if you like. This piece was to be sold at this year’s Benefit Auction at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, but a generous donor snatched it...
Rainbow Bench

Rainbow Bench

Rainbow Bench This bench started as a tree in a residential part of Greenpoint, in Brooklyn: I recovered some of it when the owner cut the tree, then I sawed it into slabs and put it up to dry for two years. The gently tapered and splayed legs (turned by hand from ash...
Parsnip Stool

Parsnip Stool

Parsnip Stool Made to reach high shelves in my apartment, the first of these stools was this blue one. Since then, I have made four or five more, each with slightly different legs. They’re turned (made) by hand and based on a vegetable, so I allowed some...
Joaquin Daybed

Joaquin Daybed

The Joaquin Daybed Modified from a Donald Judd design, this bed fits a full-size mattress. It’s solid ash with a tung oil finish, and it includes two massive drawers for sheets and blankets. Meant as an occasional guest bed, it creates a sense of privacy where...
Catenary Chair

Catenary Chair

Catenary Chair I try to limit design elements to avoid visual complication. In this experimental chair, I focused on the catenary as the central unifying idea. A catenary is the curve produced by hanging a chain from two points; it is not an arc or a parabola, but its...