Mpowerd & David Weeks Studio at the Guggenheim Museum Store

After an unexpected melding of the two companies products through a collaboration for a Kids of Kathmandu benefit auction, Mpowerd and David Weeks Studio have taken the next step. Together they have created an elegant outdoor solar powered LED chandelier, an idea that has been in sketch form at David Weeks Studio, just waiting for the perfect development opportunity. It is currently on display at…

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Wall Mounts Now Offered in Natural Walnut and Natural Maple

New wall mount options are now available for the No. 202 One Arm Sconce and No. 203 Two Arm Sconce. As shown above, the wall mounts are now offered in Natural Walnut and Natural Maple. Please contact sales@davidweeksstudio.com or call 212.966.3433 for more information. No. 202 One Arm Sconce in brushed brass with black satin…

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Behind the Scenes: Prototyping

Category: Toys. Idea: Folding spherical animal. Inspiration: Crab. In the workshop, David and the team began with a smooth wooden sphere and chopped it up into subsections (parts and limbs). It proved challenging to work with a round object versus cubic objects. Ultimately, the perfect shapes were made of the mother sphere, and from there…

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David Featured in Design Milk’s Friday Five

David is no stranger to the digital “pages” of Design Milk, as he has been at the forefront of modern product design since opening his eponymous studio in 1996. From bold lighting to angular furniture to imaginative wooden toys, he continues to expand his repertoire of sculptural goods that no doubt double as art. Besides designing, he opened a storefront…

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A Podcast About Design

Clever Podcast chose David as the subject for its episode 12. Have a listen for insight into David’s growing up in the South, making the move to NYC, and the importance of curiosity and tactility in an increasingly virtual world. Tune in for the sibling-like banter between David and his hosts – design veteran Amy Devers and Jamie Derringer of Design…

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Wallpaper* Magazine: The Luminary

An excerpt from David’s spread in Wallpaper*, by Pei-Ru Keh and featuring original photography by Daniel Shea. The latest expression of Weeks’ mercurial talent is a new lighting collection, ‘OTTO’ – his first product launch in about three years. The unveiling of the collection coincides with Weeks leaving his original studio, in an old factory building…

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An Introduction: The OTTO Collection

This May, David Weeks Studio will celebrate its twentieth anniversary with the launch of a new lighting collection—our first to incorporate LED technology. Named OTTO (Italian for eight), the series will encompass single- and double-arm pendants, suspended fixtures and sconces in various sizes and configurations. The jewelry-esque pieces are distinguished by spare, attenuated lines, like…

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David Weeks Studio + e15: Introducing MR B

In celebration of its 20th anniversary and two decades of their iconic wooden table BIGFOOT™, German design studio e15 approached our team to collaborate on an object inspired by the design of the table and made of similar materials.  Using the footprint of one table leg and the mythical creature as inspiration, we created our newest wooden…

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Chainsaw Hanno

The amazing Brian Persico, wielding a chainsaw for a recent commission by the studio (inspired by the design of Hanno, our wooden toy gorilla). Filmed at Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn, May 2015. Special thanks to Brian Persico & Kyle Garnett. Music: Char2D2. Camera & Editing: Erin Sweeny. About Chainsaw Hanno Inspired by the Roman sculptor’s…

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BDDW Showroom in Milan

Ciao Milano! Last week marked the return of Salone del Mobile, Milan’s annual furniture fair. One 0f 2014’s highlights was the opening of BDDW’s new showroom in the historic 5 Vie neighborhood. The showroom features designs from David Weeks Studio and other celebrated American designers. BDDW is a small American furniture company dedicated to the creation of…

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