Architectural Elements

designs and fabricates furniture and accessories for distinctive spaces.  

Photography courtesy of Megan Theile, Matt Huntman & RLH 

 

Residence Bookcase/Art Display

Residence Bookcase/Art Display

Residential

Designing and fabricating furnishings that surpass our clients expectations is our favorite thing to do.  We can turn any space into "your' space.

Custom Cutting Boards for Volpi Foods

Custom Cutting Boards for Volpi Foods

Commercial

We have extensive experience designing pieces for restaurants and offices. Custom work that sets your project apart from all the others in town are our specialty.

Beam Farm Table & Benches

Beam Farm Table & Benches

Furniture/Accessories

Bespoke pieces to give the final touch to the overall look and feel of your space.  Functional cutting boards to stunning artwork are part of our offerings.

Serene setting for a busy family

 

Style without stuffiness.  Working with the homeowner and Tamsin Maschetti of Tamsin Design Group, I was called upon to provide finish design and fabrication of kitchen and entertainment shelving, along with custom media cabinets and a fireplace surround.  The shelves are solid walnut slabs and are supported by brushed stainless steel brackets.  The cabinets feature inset metal grilles and are painted to match to keep the look tranquil.

 

 
Photo by Megan Thiele

Photo by Megan Thiele

Bespoke Kitchen Shelves in Stainless Steel and Walnut Photo by Megan Thiele

Bespoke Kitchen Shelves in Stainless Steel and Walnut

Photo by Megan Thiele

Bespoke Walnut Shelves with Stainless Steel Brackets; Media Cabinets with inset metal mesh panels Photo by  Megan Thiele

Bespoke Walnut Shelves with Stainless Steel Brackets; Media Cabinets with inset metal mesh panels

Photo by  Megan Thiele

Retro Industrial in a century old storefront home

 

A young vibrant couple looked for their turn of the century home to be more of an expression of themselves.  I was first commissioned by Jacob Laws to build the room divider.  This gave much needed storage and display space.  Along with a bit of separation in the voluminous main room.  It's oak, steel and soapstone construction brings industrial chic into the home.

The owners and I then collaborated on the fireplace renovation.  The previous owner had sorta thrown it together.  That was scrapped and a new slate hearth, stonework and steel and walnut panels installed.  

The wife is a talented seamstress and wanted a work table to match her new pieces in the home.  I designed and built the cedar and zinc piece.  The cedar was finished using the ancient Japanese art of Shou-Sugi-Ban wood burning.  The zinc top will add it's own character over it's life as it's patina changes.

 

 
Fireplace Redux with walnut, steel, stacked stone & slate

Fireplace Redux with walnut, steel, stacked stone & slate

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Oak and Steel Divider Wall  Photo by David Nelson

Oak and Steel Divider Wall  Photo by David Nelson

A generic townhome goes darkly glamorous.

 

I'll admit it, when the designer, Jessie Miller showed me her plans for this space I had my doubts.  Installing all this crown and panel moulding, chair rail, and custom cabinetry and then painting the entire thing the same black seemed daft.  However, a little under halfway through the install I started to feel the power of the dark side.  With some changes, I could make this my bedroom.  The space turned out fantastic, as the win for Best Bedroom and the numerous articles from around the globe attest.

 

 

Transitional show for AEG

 

For this show I wanted to bring all new pieces to display.  Items that would show my design and fabrication and set a tone for the company style.  What I didn't realize until writing this, is how big of turning point this show was for that style.  Up until this point I had been building rustic/industrial pieces mostly.  Here I rolled out several industrial items that had definite modern elements-clean lines, smooth finishes and bright metals.  Also there was a completely modern look in the Lub Side Table.  Formed from a single piece of steel and powdercoated in satin white it's the epitome of minimal design.

 

 
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Lub Side Table

Lub Side Table