Sway is a free swinging rocking chair that moves in all directions. It utilizes principles of tension and compression to provide the user with a unique floating experience. The seat and the base are pull off the same vacuum mold to cut down on manufacturing costs.
In the vacuum bag
3D printed scale test model
Tap Desk is an ideal merging of classic styling and current technology. It aims to emulate the heirloom quality of the early 20th century design but with a modern twist, utilizing Arduino programming. Tap Desk is about maximizing creative energy in a space you can feel safe and relaxed. The integrated bluetooth speakers, operated by capacitive touch technology, allow you to create a sound-scape suited to your work environment. Tap Desk’s seven outlets and two USB ports provide enough space to accommodate all your devices.
Old style roll top desks were the initial jumping off point. They create a division of personal and private space. They also have the added security benefit of locking your work inside. However, these methods are dated. Locks and keys have been traded for computer passwords, files are no longer stored in drawers but on hard drives. New desk designs should reflect these features.
Capacitive touch buttons
Arduino prototyping capacitive touch buttons.
Half scale model
This cabinet takes inspiration from the old style Shaker furniture with a modern spin, integrating new technologies that would enhance any modern living room setting.
The Entertainment Cabinet was specifically deigned around the Panisonic RA-6600 amplifier and two wood box Panisonic Thruster speakers. When assembled they become part of the unit and are compatible with current TVs and cable boxes for an impressive sound buff.
This cabinet has a few storage compartments as well for CDs, DVDs and your excess cords and cables.
This lighting fixture was an exploration in converting sound into light. Pluvia is inspired by a piece of music “Weather Storm” by composer Craig Armstrong. It is an investigation into the interconnectedness of weather and city life. It shows the juxtaposition of the robust industrial city and the organic natural weather. A welcoming harmony is struck between these two forces. The warm light is inviting and subtly permeates a space. The tone is reminiscent of street lamps on a cold wet night. It shows the longevity and ruggedness of city living existing symbiotically with the exhilaration of a storm.
Räck explores an innovative and necessary alternative for safely locking a bike while providing the user with extra cargo capacity.
Standard U-locks or chains are cumbersome and heavy while traveling. Räck is slick and seamlessly integrated into the bike. Its unobtrusive and hassle free.
Räck also doubles as an adjustable front rack which increases the users oversized carrying capacity, for long thin items or boxy square items.
Red Rocket is a reimagined version the 1970's Honda Kick n' Go now made ideal for teens in urban environments. The back pump action "stomper" propels the scooter forward faster and more efficiently than a typical scooter. The 8" pneumatic tires tackle curbs and cracks with ease. With its rugged all aluminum construction it's durable while staying lightweight.
Coatree is a simply designed coat rack made of solid maple.
Roleaux is a playful desktop bauble with a luxury flair. Handmade of solid brass.