Special Edition Semana Chairs

David Weeks Studio is excitedly awaiting the arrival of our new Special Edition Semana Chairs – featuring leather from Big Bend Saddlery, one of the oldest saddlemakers in the United States. Since the inception of the Semana Chair design 15 years ago, when David first approached Brooklyn cobblers in an attempt to manifest his idea…

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Welcome to TriBeCa

I’m excited to announce the opening of our new storefront in TriBeCa. While we will continue to custom-make our products in Brooklyn, the storefront will be the first comprehensive presentation of products from our Studio. In addition to the lighting collection, the new space will also feature our furniture and accessories. In addition, it’s a working studio that will allow us…

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Human Kind Stories: David Weeks

Buick has sponsored the creation of a series of “Human Kind Stories” about designers and creators across the United States. David is one of the featured designers – this is a one-minute spot highlighting his process and our DUMBO studio is currently airing on the Sundance Channel.  

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Giant Cubebot featured in OVERS!ZE: The Mega Art & Installations Book

OVERS!ZE, edited by Victionary, is a collaborative book which investigates how size functions as an important tool to make a statement, break the routine or shrink us – perhaps taking us back to a wide-eyed age where everything loomed large. The book profiles 40 artists known for their monumental sculptures and installations put up around the…

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David Weeks featured on Designers & Books

Designers & Books publishes lists of books that esteemed members of the international design community identify as important, meaningful, and formative—books that have shaped their values, their worldview, and their ideas about design. Read on for Steve Kroeter’s insightful entry about David Weeks and his thoughts about “The Well-Written Sentence as an Act of Design”: Why…

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See ChangeNYC

See ChangeNYC works with a variety of leading designers and NEW, a job training program, to give old city furniture a new life. NEW’s trainees are all women learning skilled trades such as woodworking, carpentry and metal working, refurbishing furniture as guided by designers. Excerpt from the See ChangeNYC website about David’s recent project with…

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GlassLab

Every weekend from June 30th to July 29th, Governor’s Island plays host to GlassLab – a collaboration between The Corning Museum of Glass and Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. This series of live experimental workshops shows a range of designers and glassmakers working together, giving the audience a live glimpse into the glassmaking process and its…

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Giant Cubebot Takes Milan

Giant Cubebot is in Milan to celebrate Design Week, inviting fans of all ages to kick back and lounge a while. The Big Bot was produced in collaboration with Belgian design brand Quinze & Milan, whom David originally connected with at Salone 2011. One year later, the Giant Cubebot debuted in Milan at Tom Dixon’s MOST Salone. MOST…

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Design THREAT

The American Design Club posed a question to designers: At Home. 3 A.M. SMASH! What do you grab? And will you run? Will you hide? Will you fight? Based on this idea, AmDC has curated a collection of objects ranging from whimsical to sinister into THREAT: Objects of Defense and Protection, an exhibition based on the idea of protection. For…

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Questionnaire à la Proust

David was recently interviewed by One-Two-One-Two-Microphone Check as part of their ongoing Culture Makers/Questionnaires à la Proust series: David Weeks: The Cultural Questionnaire. What’s your favorite line from a movie? ‘He’s got the scruples of a guinea pig and the morals of a gangster’, in Sweet Smell Of Success. Which movie do you love but would be…

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