The Open Bookcase

This backless bookcase design came to me roughly fifteen years ago, when we needed a small bookcase for our kitchen and the scraps of cherry I had on hand dictated a narrow-sided structure. I ended up really liking the unique effect created by the sides being slimmer than the shelves, making the whole piece appear to float off the wall.  … Continue reading The Open Bookcase

Reimagining the Model 42

The inspiration for my Bike Z Chair goes to my brother, whose eye for the classics brought home a pair of Kai Kristiansen Model 42 Z chairs. While helping to restore the finish on one I found myself seeing bike frame angles in the woodwork. I salvaged a few old frames (a Bianchi, a Shogun & a Schwinn) from a scrap … Continue reading Reimagining the Model 42