Tag Archives: furniture

Decon Mission

Joe DiRisi of Urban Miners

Joe DiRisi is not the easiest guy to photograph. As I followed him through his warehouse full of salvaged materials, trying to snap a portrait, we passed rows of cast iron bathtubs, typewriters, laboratory cabinets, windows, and lumber. Joe simply …

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Join the Fold

Zachary Rotholz, founder of Chairigami

Origami – the ancient Asian art of folding paper into objects – is beautiful, all right. But unless you need a drinking cup or a newspaper hat in a pinch, you can’t say it’s very practical.

Fold a chair, or …

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Wood Works

Kerry Triffin, Fairhaven Furniture

Kerry Triffin, co-owner of Fairhaven Furniture, began his love affair with wood “…in my basement 30 years ago.” He wanted to work from home to be closer to his then-newborn, Molly, and smiles when telling me, “She was the babe …

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