UpCycle Inspiration: Bright Board 2.0

My initial thought process for my project started with me looking around my room for something that I could re purpose into a cool design. I definitely wanted to focus on the design over the function for this project so that gave me the liberty to make just about anything. I am currently working on…
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Aesthetic Variations Compared to 20th Century Designs: Bed Stand

Hello my dearest readers, In my previous blog post I mentioned that I wish to pursue a food aesthetic with my bed stand – well, today I am going to explore some more possible aesthetic avenues for my bed stand. I know you all loved the pizza aesthetic as much as I did but it…
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Skill Sets and Aspirations: Blake Arellano

Before university, I spent much of my time building things, doing chores, etc. I have rebuilt cars, engines, motorcycles as well as doing house work like remodels, flooring, and some minor carpentry. All this experience has allowed me to be hands on with projects. I have built my own bed frame and kitchen table in…
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Contemporary Industrial Coaster

As a personal fan of the contemporary industrial aesthetic I wanted to capture it within my upcycling project. I appreciate the simplicity of this aesthetic, but also how it doesn’t sacrifice strength or quality. I wanted something that would be useful in my life, but also add a subtle intricacy that was not immediately evident. I…
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