Our Windfall show is still going strong at the Craft & Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles. Here’s a few new installation shots for you to enjoy. All the amazing details are best appreciated in person so be sure to visit and support CAFAM!
Windfall by Box Collective
Casey Dzierlinga, Cliff Spencer
Windfall by Box Collective
RH Lee & JD Sassaman
photos by Robert Apodaca
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It’s almost here! Our exhibition at the Craft & Folk Art Museum opens at the end of the month and we hope you’ll join us. We’ve been working hard on a diverse body of work for this show, incorporating locally sourced wood from the massive storm that felled many trees throughout Los Angeles in 2011.
Windfall features new furniture and functional objects from members of the Los Angeles-based Box Collective, a group of designer-makers dedicated to creating innovative objects from reclaimed and sustainably sourced wood. The works in the exhibition were fabricated from trees that fell in northeastern Los Angeles during the historic windstorm of 2011. Ten members of the group will have works on display: Robert Apodaca, Casey Dzierlenga, Harold Greene, David Johnson, RH Lee & JD Sassaman, Samuel Moyer, Andrew Riiska, Stephan Roggenbuck, Cliff Spencer, and William Stranger.
The opening reception for Windfall by Box Collective takes place on May 28, 2016 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The reception is free for CAFAM members and open to the public for a $12 entry fee.
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Tagged Craft and Folk Art Museum, LA Box Collective, reclaimed wood, windfall, woodworking
Sidecar Furniture will have a Danish cord weaving workshop at Off the Saw on August 9, 2014. Students will be provided with a FSC white oak stool made by Sidecar Furniture and a spool of Danish cord. During this all day class students will learn the craft of Danish cord weaving and take home a stool they have woven themselves. Details can be found here.
It has been a busy summer for all of the BoxCo members but some time has been made for progress on the new CAFAM front desk. Here’s a quick sneak peek as it sits in Cliff Spencer Furniture’s shop awaiting its top!
Out with the old (desk) and in with the new…
Craft and Folk Art Museum
It’s quite rare indeed that the L.A. BoxCo gets to pool their talents and resources to produce a singular piece, together as a group. We’ve fortunately come across that opportunity with a new design for the entry desk of the Craft and Folk Art Museum across from LACMA on Wilshire. This tiny gem on Museum Row shows some really delightful exhibitions and is definitely worth a visit, especially if you’ve never been there.
Andrew Riiska taking some measurements.
The old desk is currently being demolished with all of its hardware to be repurposed for the future project. The new desk will be a perfect fit for the museum which promotes excellent design and craft, not to mention it will be made locally with sustainable methods.
So check back here to see the desk progress!
Platform collaborates with LA Box Collective and ArtCraft Homes in a recent home staging project in our local Highland Park. Beautiful environmentally conscious furniture, from LA Box Collective, mingles with Platform’s wares + vintage pieces from the ArtCraft Home collection.
Also featuring wall art from local photographer,
Martin Rusch + artist, Laura Ricci.
Everything is for sale, including the house!
Please join us next Thursday for a wine-and-cheese
at recently renovated
5656 Aldama Street
in Highland Park
Thursday, April 26
4 – 8PM
RSVP to Sarah Brady
This immaculately remodeled 3 bedroom, 2 full bath, green, stylish and spacious home is a rare gem in the heart of up and coming Highland Park. The historic home is a consummate vision of craftsman meets contemporary style.
House restoration provided and presented by Flipsters,LLC.
Listed by Sky Minor with
with unique and inspiring furniture from
LA Box Collective and ArtCraft Homes
See you there!
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Our dunnage score contained a mix of red and white oak. The horizontal part of the organizer is white oak while the feet and upright are red oak. The shallow bowl is first carved with a CNC router. It is … Continue reading