Author: Materials For Design

Resin Light

TN/MOS These striking light fixtures are made to evoke references to the sky, water and landscape.  They are constructed of an epoxy resin that is cast on a parchment paper with strokes of latex painted colors.  Like a glass or…

Berckemeyer Sailboats

Designing boats can be as challenging and as complex as designing a building.  This German boat designer customizes a wide range of sailing vessels.  While some of their designs are constructed of cold molded mahogany in a foam sandwich, aluminum is the…

Kugel /Gips House

The Kugel Gips House, located in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, was designed in 1970 by Charlie Zehnder, an architect who was one of the most prolific modernist architects on the outer Cape, designing homes in the region since the…

Paul Jenkins

Paul Jenkins was an American abstract expressionist painter who lived from 1923 to 2012.  He was born in Kansas City Missouri and attended the Art Students League of New York.  Jenkins worked in oil, watercolor and acrylic throughout his life…

Teak

Teak is a stable and tightly-grained hardwood that is known for its durability and water resistance.  Teak is a tropical deciduous tree with a reddish to brown heartwood and a yellow to white sapwood. With time, the reddish brown color…