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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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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