Saturday, March 27, 2010

Framing a Design Bank

So, what is a design bank?
How do we deposit and more importantly, how do we withdraw?
Does it remain as a resource, or does it create?

This project works one-on-one with Sharing Connections Furniture Bank, creating renewed furniture for families in need. It is a project that will be sustainable past the initial design project, giving framework for what up-cycling can be in the hands of humanitarian design.

Any thoughts on this process?

Tuesday, November 24, 2009


although the designs are pretty cookie-cutter, this could be a good resource for basic crib plans/safety guidelines.

and here is an interesting idea for a folding crib that appears to be pretty straight-forward:

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

We really love these...and found them on Core 77..."Designer Nicolai Czumaj-Bront's beautiful Pitch stools are made from reclaimed wood, and no two are alike. 'As the weathered and worn wood is shaped, the beauty and character from the variation in color, material arrangement, and signs of wear are exposed to produce a highly precise yet imperfect design,' Nicolai writes. 'While the overall form is consistent each piece is individual.'"