Amphitheater designed by Paul Discoe for BAMPFA's new 82,670 square-foot building...

January 28, 2016 by Lisa Ellsworth

 

Workshop Residence artist Paul Discoe recently completed the amphitheater for the new Berkeley Art Museum using pine trees cut-down during the construction of the Diller Scofidio + Renfro building.

Read Sarah Burke's full article about BAMPFA's opening in East Bay Express here.

Julie Carlson highlights Upcoming Featured Maker Hannah B. Quinn in Remodelista's "California Creatives" series!

October 13, 2015 by Workshop Residence

Issue 41 · California Creatives · October 13, 2015

Swept Away: Utilitarian Household Goods from an SF Designer by Julie Carlson

Hannah Beatrice Quinn, a recent graduate of the furniture design program at California College of the Arts, is fascinated by ordinary household goods; for her 2014 thesis, she fabricated a series of domestic essentials, including brooms, dustpans, and ironing boards. "I strive to understand what makes an object precious in the eyes of an individual," she says. "As a maker, I want to craft objects that help consumers reconnect with the histories, processes, and materials used in the making of ordinary household goods." This past year, she set herself a goal of making 400 brooms...

For the full article by Julie Carlson on Remodelista, click here.