Cloud Pony Bench
The Cloud Pony Bench is made from recycled Spalted Oak Dunnage from the Santa Fe train line. It features hand mortised legs and a bottom carved to look like the Michelin Man's belly.
Recycled Spalted Oak Dunnage • 1 bench • 20" x 36" x 20''
Baby Whale Belly Benches
The Baby Whale Belly Benches are made from Red Oak beams that were originally used as pedestals for the sculptures of the artist Dustin Yellin at the Samuel Freeman gallery. These upcycled benches were custom designed for Samuel Freeman with a carving inspired by his family farm's freshly plowed spring fields that happened to look like whale bellies.
Double recycled Red Oak beams • 4 benches • 20" x 36" x 20''
The Scissor Chairs are inspired by the look of folding chairs but made with static joints that make them sturdy and strong. The seat features a french stitched black leather cushion.
Recycled Douglas Fir & Industrial cutoff black leather • 4 chairs • 20" x 20" x 32''
Bounce Back Bankers Chair
The Bounce Back Banker Chair is made from four recycled ikea legs and two seats of repurposed Oak bankers chairs. It features two metal springs from the bankers chairs and the plastic feat on the front are recast from recycled aluminum cans.
Voted #2 Ikea hacker 2011
Laminate bent ikea legs, Red Oak & aluminum feat • 1 chair • 30" x 24" x 36''
Grasshopper Lounge Chair
This Grasshopper Lounge Chair is made from recycled Oak Dunnage from the Santa Fe train line. It features a cantilevered seat, half lap joints, and live mortis tenons. The seat and back are carved for comfort.
Recycled Oak Dunnage • 1 lounge chair • 30" x 36" x 36''
Grasshopper Lounge Chair
This Grasshopper Lounge Chair is made from windfall Persimmon wood that fell in the 2011 windstorm at the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden. It was sold in the Forces of Nature auction with partial proceeds going to the Arboretum to replant new trees.
Windfall Persimmon • 1 lounge chair • 30" x 36" x 36''
Bubble Belt Chair
The Bubble Belt Chair was designed intentionally to be the most wasteful chair by allowing the user to use a new sheet of bubble wrap with every sit. It highlights the abundance of waste used during shipping and encourages people to be mindful. It was made from recycled Douglas Fir that was once a conveyer belt in Cannery Row in Northern California. The use of this wood lends to the critique of shipping because it was originally used for the mass production of sardine canning.
Recycled Douglas Fir conveyer belt • 1 chair • 30" x 60" x 36''
Kick Ass Chair
The Kick Ass Chair is a motivational chair. When you pull on the strings you get a friendly reminder to keep it moving. It features recycled wood found on Alameda st in Los Angeles and a boot by Redwing.
Douglas Fir, cotton rope, a black bungie cord, & a Redwing boot • 1 chair • 40" x 20" x 34''
Marshmallow Woodblock Print Bench
The Marshmallow Woodblock Print Bench is made from windfall Persimmon wood that fell at the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Gardens in the 2011 wind storm. It features a relief carving that depicts a field of of growing marshmallow boxes. Before being turned into a bench nine hand rubbed vacuum pressed embossed prints were created from the bench top. This piece is part of an instillation that was shown at the Anderson Ranch Art Center in Aspen Colorado and will be featured at the Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum.
Persimmon wood & Spalted Oak Dunnage • 1 bench • 60" x 18" x 20''
The Lowback Chairs are made of recycled Douglas Fir and feature half lap joints and mortis tenons. The seat is hand carved to for comfort.
Recycled Douglas Fir • 5 chairs • 20" x 20" x 30''