Vellum Design Build and the College of Architecture and Environmental Design are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Vellum/CAED Furniture Exhibition. The exhibition of furniture designed and constructed by CAED students will be on the 26th & 27th of October, 2007 at the Old Pier One Space 848 Monterey Street in downtown San Luis Obispo. The top entries will also travel to Santa Barbara to be showcased in the Design Within Reach showroom there on State Street, the 6th of December.
"Best of Show"
We are delighted to again draw top names in the design industry for the jury that include:
Larissa Sand of Sand Studios in San Francisco. Larissa, who will also lecture as part of the Hearst Lecture Series this Fall, directs projects in architecture, interiors, furniture and architectural products. Sand Studios allows for the cross-fertilization of design and fabrication, housing shop and design studio in the same space. For more information, please refer to her website: www.sandstudios.com.
Hilary Nagler of Design Within Reach. Hilary is a studio proprietor of the ubiquitous furniture showroom Design Within Reach. With over 65 showrooms in 25 states, DWR brings the best in Modern Furniture Design to the United States and beyond. For more, please see their website: www.dwr.com.
Jeff Sand of Jeff Sand Product Design . Jeff, an industrial designer from San Francisco, creates great products and furniture that find a synergy between function and beauty. More information may be attained at: www.jeffsand.com.
Hugo Martinez of Morphosis. Hugo, an alumnus of Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo and Columbia in New York, is the shop manager in the Santa Monica office of Morphosis where he coordinates the building of furniture, models and 1:1 scale mock-ups. He is also a past winner from the 2nd annual Vellum/CAED Furniture competition, earning accolades for his cantilevered aluminum chaise longue. For more information: www.morphosis.net
Robert Arens of the Cal Poly Architecture Department. Architect and Professor Robert Arens worked on the winning World Trade Center competition entry with Daniel Libeskind through completion of the Master Plan and Design Guidelines. He teaches design and practice at Cal Poly with a keen interest in materiality and the successful integration there of. For more, please see Robert’s faculty web page: www.arch.calpoly.edu/people/rarens.html.