Not a Mural (2017)

I was approached about creating a mural, or rather a large painting or wall decoration at least eight feet long. Early in the development process, it was decided that this piece of decorative art would consist of four light-weight reinforced hardboard-and-wood panels, each about two feet by three feet. These would have very heavy watercolor paper stretched across their front   » More

Subway Grate Guardrail (2016)

This is a component of a much larger residential project, the 2013-2016 renovation of a nineteenth-century masonry townhouse in Boston, Massachusetts. The dominant element of this guardrail and handrail assembly for a new stairway from the kitchen street level to the basement studio is welded bar grating, a mass-produced steel grid material commonly used in sidewalks and other foot-trafficked locations   » More

The Zahir (2015)

My little magic box of a 3D printer has a single-print volume limitation of 9.9 by 7.8 by 5.9 inches, but of course one may assemble multiple printed objects into something more elaborate and larger, and furthermore one may combine printed objects with non-printed components. The fifty-odd prints that I made for this test of the machine, simply joined with   » More