Chess Set - Understanding the game of chess, the problem was to design an unconventional chess set. My solution was to use magnifying loupes of various shapes and sizes to form the hierarchy on a light box board with slides to create the checker pattern. PUBLICATIONS: Graphis New talent Design Annual 2003
Gas Mask - Problem: Given a gas mask with its drab appearance as a point of departure, adapt it to fit aesthetic sensibility of or daily lives. Solution: A gas mask turned into a shower head. EXHIBITIONS: "Bed Bath and Bombshelter" Art Directors Club, May 2002 PRESS: CNN
The Bobble Head Salesman - HORSEPOWER! an exhibit featuring horse-drawn vehicles re-imagined for a world deprived of oil. This is the Bobble Head Salesman carriage. The carriage itself resembles an oversized bobble head that is rigged to bob side to side. The toy-like horse advertises Bobblemanâ€™s current product line: â€˜Heads of Big Oilâ€™. In a world without oil companies, these former C.E.Oâ€™s are now collectors items.
Exhibited in the Long Island Museum from February 2nd - March 2nd 2008
Brake Drum Light Sconce - A light sconce made from a used car brake drum. Worn down on its inner ring, it creates a reflective surface for for light.
Burgertime Place Setting - Problem: Redesign the classic place setting: fork, knife, spoon, cup, and plate usign unconventional materials Solution: The Burgertime Place setting, using videogame controllers as utensils and a TV screen plate that plays the classic Nintendo game 'Burgertime'
AMC Exhibit: TV's for Movie People - An exhibit of cinema-inspired televisions created by students and alumni of the School of Visual Arts. Exhibited in Grand Central Station, NYC Sept 12th - Oct 10th 2003
AMC Exhibit: TV's for Movie People - Problem: Using a television as a point of departure, create a shrine to a classic movie moment. Solution: A TV strapped to a table to depict the moment when Frankenstein comes to life
AMC Exhibit: TV's for Movie People - Problem: Using a television as a point of departure, create a shrine to a classic movie moment. Solution: For the train robbery scene in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" a TV is transformed into a safe.
Pens vs. Caps, Game 7 - Design for Game 7 of the Eastern conference semi-finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals