Take an extra 20% off all moroccan & textured rugs with promo code: extra20 Shop Now>

Asics GT 2000 5 Lite Show Mens Running Shoes Shoes Shoes Black / Yellow US 9.5 37b17a

Suitable for overpronators Rearfoot GEL cushioning absorbs impact shock Lite-show technology enhances visibility
Asics GT 2000 5 Lite Show Mens Running Shoes Shoes Shoes Black / Yellow US 9.5 37b17a
adidas Predator Tango 18.3 Mens Touch and Turf Boots Black / White US 11,Women's Skechers GO STEP Lite - Royal - (5.5),Clarks Toddler - GIGGLE - BLACK/BLUE,Brooks Ghost 11 Mens Running Shoes Grey / Blue US 7,MERRELL ALBANY WOMENS WILD DOVE - (11),Demonia POISON-03 Black UK 7 (size UK 7),Brandit men Springer boots (size 41),Green Velvet Peep Toe Chunky Heels Cross Strap Chunky Heels SandalsATP Lis Sandal (36 EU),Nike Mercurial Victory VI NJR Mens Football Boots Blue / Silver US 9.5 Adult,Women's Empress - Lets Be Real - (2),Funtasma GOGO-300FL White UK 3 (size UK 3),Clarks Junior - GALI - MULTI - EURO 26 Toddler,ASICS GEL-TRIGGER 12 MENS BLACK ONYX - (15),Women's GOwalk 4 - Majestic - (3),Nike LunarSolo Womens Running Shoes White / Black US 10,ASICS GEL-RINK SCORCHER 4 (D) WOMENS WHITE ASICS BLUE SILVER - (7),Saucony Omni Walker 2 Mens Wide Fit Leather Shoes Black 11 US or 10 UK - (11 US or 10 UK),Girls' Skech Appeal 2.0 - Tropical Breeze - (12),Devious SCREAM-01 Black UK 2 (size UK 2),MIZUNO WAVE RIDER 21 MENS BLACK SILVER - (12.5),Clarks Junior - HARPER II - TAN/GOLD - EURO 38 Senior,Puma Nyter AC BMW Mens Motor Racing Shoes White/Blue 14 US or 32 cm - (14 US or 32 cm),Clarks Toddler - MINI - SILVER METALLIC - UK 07 Toddler,MERRELL FREEWHEEL MENS CHARCOAL - (9.5),Demonia EMILY-302 Black UK 3 (size UK 3),Clarks Womens - AMALI JEWEL - BRONZE LEATHER - UK 5Funtasma GYPSY-03 Gold UK 6 (size UK 6),Women's D'Lites - Sweet Monster - (6),Converse Kids Autumn Glitter Hi Blue (4 US),

Asics GT 2000 5 Lite Show Mens Running Shoes Shoes Shoes Black / Yellow US 9.5 37b17a

you have 0 items in your bag
ABC Artisan Jim Denney Leads a Discussion on Integrative Design
Barker Toddington Cedar Calf Uk7.5 Eu41.5 Us8.5 (size Uk7.5 Eu41.5 Us8.5),

What is integrative design? A quick Google search of the term garners explanations like “synergistic,” “green,” “holistic,” and “disruptive,” with Parsons The New School of Design noting the concept is rooted in an “understanding of design as a driver of social change.” On Monday, May 19th, some of the brightest stars in the movement, many of which are local artisans and creators, gathered at ABC Home to discuss.

As way of introduction, Paulette Cole, ABC Home’s CEO and Creative Director, offered up her own opinion on integrative design. She remarked that it’s “informed by legacy, lineage, vision, preservation of indigenous design DNA and intelligence,” but is nonetheless thoroughly modern. It’s a forward-thinking way of creation, “the economic opportunity of the 21st century,” where renewable resources and state-of-the art technologies are heartily embraced.

Paulette Cole; Photo: Joshua Young

After Paulette’s introduction, a panel which included Jim Denney, artist and designer; Shanan Campanaro, founder of Eskayel; Jason Horvath and Bill Hilgendorf, founders of Uhuru; Aboubakar Fofana, indigo artist and social entrepreneur; and Cisco Pinedo, founder of Cisco Brothers (the ABC Home & Planet Pure Collection) discussed the concept at length. Albeit diverse in background, each is distinguished by their commitment to sustainability, artisanship, innovation, and eco-consciousness. And, of course, their integrative approaches: from materials to creation processes.

Jim Denney, Aboubakar Fofana, Cisco Pinedo, Shanan Campanaro, Jason Horvath and Bill Hilgendorf; Photo: Joshua Young

Aside from illuminating the evening’s subject matter, the talk offered wonderful and personal anecdotes. From Uhuru’s discovery that Coney Island’s boardwalk was created from gorgeous, multi-hued South American Wood to Aboubakar Fofana’s discussion of the traditional methods of indigo dyeing, it provided an intimate look at they way these makers and artists operate.

Aboubakar Fofana, Cisco Pinedo, Shanan Campanaro; Photo: Joshua Young

One such anecdote was from Jim Denney, who served as an able moderator. A dear friend to ours, his designs for ABC were born from love: for our planet and romantic love. He explained that although traditionally a painter, he had always been quite handy. Well, when you’re in love and know your way around furniture-making, it’s only natural you give your sweetheart — who happened to be ABC’s own Amy Ilias — a table. Her response to this thoughtful gift: We could sell these.

Jim Denney; Photo: Joshua Young

Although the comment drew laughter from the audience, Amy wasn’t kidding. His designs, crafted from salvaged wood and recycled steel, are now staples at ABC, as well as featured throughout ABC Kitchen. An Oregon native and former forest firefighter, they reflect Jim’s fascination with forest life. His work focuses on showcasing the tree’s unlikely gorgeous narrative of knots, burls, rotting, mold (basically, all the stuff that would seem unsightly) in truly spectacular form.

By designing with an eye to the environment, a reverence for nature, and a true forward-thinking vision, Jim’s work is many things. Integrative, we’ve learned, is just one of them.

Shop his designs, below.

 

jim denney bleached maple dining table; $15,995 | jim denney white locust cocktail table; $4,995 | jim denney blackened maple dining table; $9,995 | jim denney long white cedar table; $16,995

 

jim denney maple & steel entertainment unit; $7,295 | jim denney white cedar dining table; $8,595 | jim denney white cedar café table; $2,295


Loading...