Edward Durell Stone: From Inside Out
Architecture / design / essay

Edward Durell Stone: From Inside Out

An article on the modernist architect Edward Durell Stone and undue criticism of his work. Continue reading

DIY Book on Furniture
design / News

DIY Book on Furniture

I have just published on Amazon a new book. It is about constructing outdoor furniture with distinctive designs, without making complicated cuts, not using complex equipment and no purchasing of expensive materials. All the furniture is made with only 90-degree cuts, utilizing only 1x4s and 2x4s. The book includes 200 illustrations of furniture construction and … Continue reading

Two Tables
design

Two Tables

These two designs have no influence from the east, nor do they eschew sophisticated joinery or finishes. The materials are found at the hardware store. Much like the International Style designers of the mid-century, the mechanisms of joinery remain exposed for all to see and form part of the aesthetic. When designing modern furniture, I … Continue reading