White interior planter box with stainless steel base

Small Planter Box

Often it is the simplest of products that end up with the most surprises. Planter boxes (any box actually) that are made from metal are one of them. The difficulty is in the process of building, where the height of the box versus the width of the box becomes an issue. The wider the box, the more… Read More →

Stainless steel and solid surface shower bench

Solid Surface Shower Bench and Stool

I enjoy a spacious shower for some reason. Most times I am just in for a quick scrub and I am out in under 5 minutes. But there are other times when I need to feel the hot water and steam with no limit on time. So most of the time shower benches are used for products… Read More →

Untitled Project 9

Grad Project: Part 8- The Details

I am a bit of a materials geek. I love hearing about new materials, but recently I was in the Nobel Museum in Stockholm and was able to look back at all the materials that we use every day and find ubiquitous, yet were incredible scientific breakthroughs of human creativity.   From an industrial design standpoint, materials… Read More →

Land Rover expedition

Grad Project: Part 7- The Mount

It’s no surprise that when it comes to storage, motorcycles are not exactly the most convenient. They are small and require a certain amount of balance and strength to operate. There is the coordination of the hands and the feet to accelerate, and the massive instability that comes when slowing down. So when someone wants to pack… Read More →

BMW front end sketch

Grad Project: Part 5 – Design

In the long process of designing a product there gets to be a point where the transition from idea to form can cause some discrepancy in the work flow. I hate to continue to push the creative aspect of the project if the creativity just isn’t there, but looming deadlines and an ever increasing pile of work… Read More →

Solidworks motorcycle sketch

Grad Project: Part 4 – Ideas

Working with a product that specializes in a certain function (in this case shelter) creates a whole new set of problems. While every design problem can be seen as simple in theory/ complex in execution, the first difficulty lies in the definition of the problem space.   For some reason the design brief flew a little over… Read More →

design week furniture on display

Stockholm Design Week

The Stockholm furniture is now considered to be the largest of its kind in the world. It is the largest event that makes up the whole festival known as Stockholm Design Week. While first and foremost it is a trade show for Scandinavian design, it now sits on its own as a place for top designers from… Read More →