Author Archives: theprojectmodern
Very excited to be sharing the cover page of Lumens Holiday Gift Guide with some awesome designs.
Excited to be a part of the SD Maker crew at the Art San Diego show this year. If you’re in the neighborhood drop by Nov.7-10 in Balboa Park, it’s gonna be a great show.
My brother spotted the Butler in the newest issue of Details Magazine with Pharrell. Awesome surprise!
I just completed a fun project for a Carlsbad law firm. They just bought new offices and redesigned the interiors, so they wanted to add something special to their conference room to finish things off. Their request was for a … Continue reading
Only 22 hours remain for our kickstarter project for The Butler. It’s the last chance to get The Butler at this limited kickstarter price so please be sure to check it out. Thanks again to everyone for all the support, … Continue reading
With over 200 backers and 7 days left on kickstarter, the Butler is going strong. We have 77% of the project backed and just need a little more support to be successful. Check out the project and please share it … Continue reading
I’m very excited to announce that the Butler is now on Kickstarter. The Butler has been very good to me over the past year. After making over 300 by hand, I am now taking the next step to get assistance … Continue reading
Happy to announce the high&tight is now available at the very rad Mixture in Little Italy, San Diego.
I dropped off a dining bench to my favorite clients turned family friends today. They wanted something to complement the dining table I made them a few months ago, so I designed this bench. I didn’t want to create something … Continue reading
I just realized I never posted the final pics of the hight&tight. I’m very fortunate to have talented friends like Alyssa Lavine alyssalavinephotography.com to make my pieces look good. Currently the high&tight is available as a chair height stool but … Continue reading
Dwell magazine has been an inspiration for me for many years now, so to be featured in their American Made edition this month alongside some other really talented American designer/makers is truly an honor.
This past week I had the privilege of working with talented photographer Alyssa Lavine. Here are a few of the shots she took of one of my newest pieces, the Pegleg coffee table. http://www.alyssalavinephotography.com The Pegleg coffee table is now … Continue reading
I’ve been working on a stool for the past 9 months or so and I finally have a completed piece so I wanted to share a little of the development from initial drawings to finished piece. Here is a pic … Continue reading
I was recently interviewed by Space Magazine. I was under the impression that it wasn’t going to make the cut for the latest issue, so when I got the issue in the mail, I was really surprised. You never know … Continue reading
Artwalk this year was great. It was really fun to talk with fellow modern design lovers. I just finished a prototype of my new stool and people seemed to really enjoy the design. I’m looking to have it ready for … Continue reading
I just found out that Micklish has won an A’ Design Award for the Butler and will be on exhibition at MOOD Museum of Design next month in Como, Italy. My fiance and I are going to Italy for our … Continue reading
Big thank you to Christine at San Diego Magazine for the write up this month.
I was looking back through my blog and realized I forgot to share a really fun interior design/furniture project I worked on last year for some very cool owners in Los Angeles. This project involved renovation of an adolescent treatment … Continue reading
I had to share this 60 minute piece on the founder of design firm IDEO. The concept of Design Thinking that he has created as a framework for IDEO is very inspiring. Great share from my friend Ashley that works … Continue reading
I’m finally back on my blog :) This past month+ has been a rough one for my health but I’m hopefully on a road to recovery. A little while back I was commissioned to design and build a table for … Continue reading
Featured on the great online retail site Rypen this past week. They have a great selection of handcrafted works by some very cool US designers.
This is a great little video on some of the highlights of his career, very inspiring stuff.
I recently got a cool pic from a customer up north with a mickrib in their living room. Thanks for sharing!
I recently made a steam bender for a new stool design I’ve been working on. Its made of 6″ PVC pipe with dowel racks for bending multiple piece. Unfortunately, it doesn’t quite bend the wood as sharply as I’d hoped … Continue reading
I’m very excited to be a part of this years Art San Diego 2012 ‘Spotlight Contemporary Furniture Designers’ section. If you are free September 6-9, come down to Balboa Park and check out some of the cool pieces on display. … Continue reading
I’m really excited to be a part of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s Summer Soiree. The ‘air’ table will be up for auction at the event.
It seems like at least once a week I can’t find my keys, or my wallet, or …, so I decided to make something in an attempt to resolve this little predicament. I’ve always disliked having all my on the … Continue reading
mmmm ribs….. I’ve been working on the mickRib for sometime now. It’s crazy how much time you can put in to something so small and simple looking. I originally got the idea for this lamp from this circular shape I … Continue reading
I was at the jeweler a few months back looking at rings. I’m pretty good at picking out stuff for Christina, but rings seem a little more difficult to pin down. I get to pick out everything for our house … Continue reading
I just got a few new pics of the Belomo sideboard. Thanks Long!
Starting this year off great with a write up in San Diego Home and Garden.
I recently got to mix things up a bit and work with some concrete. I had a few different designs in steel and concrete and ultimately this simple cube was chosen as an addition for backyard entertaining. They really like … Continue reading
The pin-up is an idea I got from the desk top pin screen. I thought it would be nice to have a versatile hanging option where you could fit things of different sizes and when not in use, the pins … Continue reading
I got the opportunity to collaborate with John Adams with JAG Architecture on this table set for a custom space and it has been a great project to work on. The initial challenge was to have a table that could … Continue reading
Progress in South Park has just added a few of my pieces to their collection. If you haven’t been to Progress, check it out. They’re a cool modern home and gift shop in the recently renovated Burlingame garage. And if … Continue reading
I’m excited to send off my first table to Silo in Sonoma, California. They are a new store opening on October 1 so if you ‘re in the neighborhood check out the store and the floaster, my first piece for … Continue reading
The zig-zag is a recent custom piece I designed to be used outside for storage, stool and occasional seating. The piece is made of Mangaris, part of the mahogany family, chosen because it will hold up well to the elements … Continue reading
I’m really excited to find that the Fingerprint table found its way into this months issue of California Home + Design
This was more of a carpentry project than anything else. BoConcept wanted something a little rougher looking to contrast their clean furniture for a display at Fashion Valley. So we came up with this idea. I made the frame much … Continue reading
I recently got a request to design a bike shelf. I really like the concept of displaying the bike like you would a piece of art and I wanted to ultimately come up with a design that would be as … Continue reading
The Belomo sideboard is a custom piece I recently finished. After seeing some of the cool mid-centuryesque toys that the owner collected, I decided to go with something that integrates a display of these pieces. Not noticeable in this pic … Continue reading
Aliright, I’ve reworked this piece 7 or 8 times now and I finally like the overall look and function. I’ve added a nice neoprene sheeting for the backing that is anti-slip and really nice to work with. For materials, I … Continue reading