Category Archives: Furniture

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

I recently got the opportunity to partner up with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and local San Diego shop Ecor to create this sustainable tradeshow display. The display is designed to emulate some of the visions of Frank Lloyd Wright … Continue reading

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Slant media console

Always great to get some good photography back on a recently completed piece. Here are a few shots of the Slant Media piece. We switched things up this time and went with a brass coating over the perforated slider and … Continue reading

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Leloo wins A’ Design Award

I just found out that the Leloo has won the A’ Design Award for Bathroom Furniture. I began working on this design over a year ago and after many prototypes I’m happy to report I have a nicely working finished … Continue reading

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SLANT media

I recently completed a media piece for Andi and Al, two great people that have given me all kinds of fun projects over the past 5 years. Their only request was something minimal that could hold a Bose sound dock … Continue reading

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The high & tight in South Koreas IW Design & Detail Magazine

Very cool to see the high and tight featured in this months objects feature.

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In Details Magazine

My brother spotted the Butler in the newest issue of Details Magazine with Pharrell. Awesome surprise!

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Conference Table Time

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

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LAST DAY ON KICKSTARTER!!!

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

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high&tight now available at Mixture

Happy to announce the high&tight is now available at the very rad Mixture in Little Italy, San Diego.

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Dining bench for the Pegleg table

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

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high&tight

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

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Feature in Dwell Magazine

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.

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Pegleg coffee time!

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

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high&tight: start to finish

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

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Artwalk Fun

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

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A’ Design Award and MOOD

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

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The Butler was recently featured in GQ Magazine

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Los Angeles classroom/offices design project

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

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Captain Pegleg Table — start-to-finish

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

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mickRib at a new home up north

I recently got a cool pic from a customer up north with a mickrib in their living room. Thanks for sharing!

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T H E B U T L E R

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

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mickRib

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

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Diamond splinters

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

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New Belomo pics

I just got a few new pics of the Belomo sideboard. Thanks Long!

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Pin-up

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

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cocktails + dinner

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

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New addition to the Progress Collection

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

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Zig-Zag stoaway

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

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Roughen it

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

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Pinstripe Bike Shelf

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

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Belomo Sideboard

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

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Upgrades to remote storage

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

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DIY Firescreen

When I first moved into my house, the two fireplaces had that ugly mesh fireplace screen, rusted and dirty. I demoed the one fireplace completely but the other stayed so I decided to make a really simple glass screen. This … Continue reading

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Armadilla!!! hide the remote!

The Armadilla is something I’ve been thinking about for some time. I don’t like to have things out…besides the necessities. In the kitchen, bathroom, living room, any room, I like it when things are stored away, out of sight. The … Continue reading

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Platform bed – George Nelson inspired

I recently got the opportunity to work on a bed for friend of mine. After going through a few different design ideas, we came up with a bed whose frame and legs derives from the George Nelson case study bed. … Continue reading

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Air

I really like the simple shape of the cube, so I wanted to make the piece as bare bones as possible. The framework is welded from 1/2 steel rod. Its definitely one of those pieces that looks simple but takes … Continue reading

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Hangman

I thought the end game of Hangman would make a good coat/hat rack, so I wanted to give it a try.  I welded the base and post first, made of 1″ tube steel and 3/8″ 12″x base that makes for a … Continue reading

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Floasta

I’ve been working with more steel lately and this is a deviation of the Coaster Table I have made in redwood and maple. I wanted to further the idea of floating coasters with a very minimal base. This table is … Continue reading

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Cubism for BoConcept

My latest project is a few different pieces I have designed for an attention grabbing display at the Santa Monica mall. The idea is to display a few of BoConcept’s iconic chairs in clear acrylic cubes that will be lit … Continue reading

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Fingerprint

This is a side table/coffee table (2-3) that I have been working on.  I got the inspiration from a finger print and thought it would make a cool looking table. I routed out the design by hand and the subtle … Continue reading

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Chopped-up credenza

This credenza has been a fun project. I wanted to make something really long and narrow, so I came up with this design that is 7′ wide by 1′ tall. I started the project by cutting all the pieces for the … Continue reading

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Coaster Din Din

This is a dining table I have been working on, kind of a continuation of my coaster coffee table. I started this project by cutting all my coaster pieces into 5 1/2″ squares and routing them for a nice detail. … Continue reading

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Paralama

I got a chance to make this table with my friends for a art show at the Art Institute of Pasadena. I wanted to do something we could finish in a day, so the thought of using a structural beam … Continue reading

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A tribute to Noguchi

I wish I could say I designed this one. It is one of my favorite designs but I have never seen it in Zebra wood, so with much calculation and time, I made my own. I would definitely not recommend this … Continue reading

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The ‘Ihopeyoudon’thavealotofmagazines Rack’

I think this rack says one thing….I don’t like clutter, things on top of things on top of things, stuff. So I made this magazine rack and figured if I have more than I can fit in here and what … Continue reading

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Coaster table

I like the idea of moveable furniture and being able to move things around and make different combinations. I got the idea for this table from a picture I saw of a bunch of little squares in a cluster, kind … Continue reading

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