The Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds Let it stand alone or use it as a focal point for a handful of special objects. The horizontal members are a matched pair of local Nebraska river birch, sustainably harvested and processed, and spalted for that great organic “ink line”...
Gaughan Stereo Cabinet

Gaughan Stereo Cabinet

Gaughan Stereo Cabinet The client has two young daughters and an interest in exposing them to music, including the tactile experience of playing it from a record. He’s started collecting vinyl, both old and new, and he wanted a focus point for the activity. I...
KW Office Credenza

KW Office Credenza

KW Office Credenza The client had a need for elegant storage of paper files, as well as a long horizontal surface. This credenza and its matching desk both incorporate heavy-duty drawers sized for hanging...
Osage orange 6-drawer dresser

Osage orange 6-drawer dresser

Osage Orange 6-Drawer Dresser Sacred meets profane. We’ve got here a stark contrast between the refined minimalism of the white lacquered case and the gnarly, audacious self-awareness of the faces. The three osage orange boards are sequential from the same log,...
Tapered tchotchke shelves

Tapered tchotchke shelves

Tapered tchotchke shelves The problem the client presented was a collection of tchotchkes of all different sizes, as well as books, magazines, and pictures, cluttering the bedroom. Many are dear to her, and she was frustrated not to be able to see them. I took...
Reclaimed pine wall unit

Reclaimed pine wall unit

Reclaimed pine wall unit Here is an example of reclaimed pine as a contemporary material for fine furniture. This wood was harvested from the structure of an old warehouse in New York. It is old-growth southern yellow pine, which is much harder, richer in color, and...
The Eloise Bookcase

The Eloise Bookcase

The Eloise Bookcase I’m really loving this little bookcase. It’s designed for a truly mid-century modernist home here in Omaha, so I wanted to pay homage to that in the design, but it’s also for a young girl’s bedroom, so there had to be a...
Sine Wave Bookcase

Sine Wave Bookcase

Sine Wave Bookcase Sometimes it’s the location that presents the opportunity. Here was a very long, placid space (18 feet) under the windows, with a client in need of book storage. I activated the length with the smooth, quiet, gentle rolling motion of a sine...
Shoe storage cabinet

Shoe storage cabinet

Shoe storage cabinet My wife at the time had more shoes than storage in our small apartment. I took the opportunity to experiment with some forms and finish treatments in her favorite...
Catch Cabinet

Catch Cabinet

Catch Cabinet The Catch Cabinet is a highly customizable design, with dimensions and colors almost infinitely variable. This one was built for a room that is both guest’s bedroom and child’s playroom. The design allowed playful color and tidy storage at...