KAIZEN

PROJECT                                                 

Modular Gear Storage System

 

CLIENT

Flowtoys

CONTRIBUTION

Concept Development Collaboration, Prototyping,  2D & 3D CAD 

GOAL

Modular solution for storing and displaying Flowtoys products for consumers and retailers. 

RESULTS

  • Worked with inventor & co-founder, Sean von Stade to bring his vision to life for a modular rack system that can be used for consumer and retail needs to hold the wide variety of Flowtoys offerings.

  • Designed for low impact, made to order manufacturing with minimal waste.

  • Visit Flowtoys to see more about this system

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PURR PODS

PROJECT

Interactive Public Art Sculptures

CLIENT

Laser Eyes of Love

CONTRIBUTION

3D CAD for CNC, Process Strategy, Base Assembly

GOAL

Devise a way to translate 3D models to large scale sculptures allowing them to be replicated. 

  • Worked with Laser Eyes of Love Founder & Artist Paige Tashner to bring Purr Pods to life.

  • Black Rock City Honoraria Grant Recipient

Exhibitions: 

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“Ok, normally I look at stuff like this and all i see is more branded crap that isn't that good and I could find better for cheaper somewhere else, but this one is the first “for our products only rack” that actually shows effort and care put into the design that makes it worth getting...”

-Flowtoys consumer and community member

 

SOULMIND STUDIOS

PROJECTS                                                

Designs for Customers of SoulMind Studios Fabrication Shop

 

PARTNER

SoulMind Studios

                                

CONTRIBUTION

Customer relations, Concept Development, Job Estimates, 3D CAD, Project Management, Production Assistance

GOAL

Inspire customers and translate their vision to designs that meet budget, timeline, and are easily accomplished with SoulMind Studios’ capabilities   

SELECTED PROJECTS:

  • Wedding Mandala

  • Sunburst Storage Cabinet

  • Firefly Screen Door

  • Preserved Moss Wall Hangings

  • Skin Gem Business Branding and Signs

  • Sacred Geometry Basket

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SPACE DESK

PROJECT                                                 

Set Prop Space Desk for Salesforce

Promotional Video 

 

CLIENT

Salesforce

PARTNER

SoulMind Studios

                                

CONTRIBUTION

Customer relations, Concept Development,     

Job Estimate, CAD

GOAL

Produce prop for video shoot on tight timeline

RESULTS

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LUMI BOOTH

PROJECT                                                 

Tradeshow Booth

 

CLIENT

LUMI CBD

PARTNER

SoulMind Studios

                                

CONTRIBUTION

Customer relations, Concept Development, Design     

Job Estimate, 3D mockups, CAD,

Moss Wall Production

GOAL

Design a minimalist trade show booth to feature LUMI CBD products. 

RESULTS

  • Met tight budget and timeline 

  • Created CAD for CNC optimizing material use and meeting customer budget

  • Created Preserved Moss Wall 

 

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SHUTTLE SHELTER

PROJECT

Space Shuttle Inspired Shelter for Group Camping

CLIENT

Personal project for Theme Camp

CONTRIBUTION

Design. Engineering, Material Sourcing,             Assembly, Team & Project Management

GOAL

Easy to assemble shelter for desert and prairie festival camping on a tight budget for a camp of 20 people

RESULTS

  • Completed for less than $200 budget. 

  • Withstood desert windstorms and remained standing for 14 days.

  • Assembled in 2 hours with team of 4

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COB ON WOOD

PROJECT

Shelters for Unhoused Encampment in West Oakland

ORGANIZERS

Living Earth Structures, EFAM - Essential Food and Medicine, and Artists Building Communities

CONTRIBUTION

Construction Volunteer - framing, insulation, cobbing, painting and organizing

GOAL

Listening to the needs these residents and working to create sustainable, fire-proof, collaborations in the form of cob structures at the Wood Street encampment in West Oakland, California.

RESULTS

  • Learned basics of building cob structures by international cob building expert Miguel Elliot, owner of Living Earth Structures

  • Provided fire-proof Kitchen, Clinic and Toilet to encampment community

  • Follow the project's progress on IG

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TROVE

WORK IN PROGRESS

PROJECT

Teardrop Trailer designed with the 5th Percent female in mind - Work in Progress

PARTNERS

SoulMind Studios, Neal's CNC

CONTRIBUTION

Strategy, Research, Concept Development, Design, Fabrication

GOAL

Provide a solution for women wanting to camp on their own. 

  • Safe, secure for sleeping

  • Easy to assemble, tow, set up & repair for 5th Percentile Female

  • Well organized space for everything she needs.

​Find the right balance between:

  • Function

  • Weight 

  • Cost - materials and labor

  • Sustainability 

  • Aesthetics

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