New Artisans of the Week
Help me welcome to some of the newest CustomMade members for this week!
“…They always seem to have this mysterious sense of substance to them when they are completed. The wood is dark and deep and totally unpredictable in its grain and color. We like the steel bases too. This one is cut from 1.75” thick steel plate and looks a little shinier in the picture above than it is in person. There was a little sunlight sneaking in the door when I took the picture and, reflected off the floor, it made the base look pretty impressive. Actually, it’s clean, but not real reflective and is meant to match the ‘zinc’ counters in the client’s kitchen … ”
“Designed for a client’s private residence as a second entranceway into their home. This bridge offers stability and beauty while being practical. Nop’s Metalworks is a professional services company specializing in metal smithing and fabrication. With 20 years of metal fabrication experience behind him, Louis Nop’s skill and artistry offers builders, architects and individuals a firm that is able to produce and install architectural metal work of original design. Each unique work is designed and crafted in Middlebury, Vermont. Nop’s Metalworks will work with a client through all aspects of the ideation, design, and fabrication stages to ensure a piece meets a customer’s specifications. ”
“This was a custom project for a home in Brooklyn NY. It features hand blown glass from Washington State and Germany. It uses a graphic, contemporary image of a traditional, historic landmark. Because Designs is dedicated to making stained glass with a contemporary edge. We are interested in modern design and an industrial chic aesthetic. We love to work with architects, home owners, design/ build firms, green builders and business owners. We serve the greater San Fransisco Bay Area.”
“Made with European Beech and Basswood. The door panels are cleverly cut to be proud of the frame and are still captured within the frame. It’s a very interesting way to play with the traditional frame and panel. The drawer fronts have flush panels that are carved with a small gouge to create a pocket behind the partially inlaid Euro Beech panels acting as pulls. Finish is Oil and Wax.”