Tag Archives: San Diego Custom Modern

San Diego Home and Gardens

Starting this year off great with a write up in San Diego Home and Garden.

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Concrete Firepit

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

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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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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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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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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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Bent plywood

I thought this was a really simple and to the point tutorial on making bent ply wood legs. It would be cool to add the jig setup construction to the tutorial so you can get the whole picture, start to … 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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Stainless cable railing

I’ve always loved this detail and am fortunate to have installed it a few times before doing it for myself. It looks so simple but it takes sooo much time. I think I have between 40 and 50 hours on … Continue reading

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Linear fireplace

This is my solution for an existing square fireplace. I really wanted the linear look but I wanted to avoid completely demoing the fireplace to allow ventilation for a linear burner. So I decided to frame out a wall in … Continue reading

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