Made in RVA Take 2

Next week, we are proud and excited to take part in Made in RVA Take 2. This is the second annual show of local handmade furniture & furnishings hosted by Richmond's awesome independent furniture store, LaDiff. We created three new pieces of furniture as well as a line of mosaics just for this show. Take a peek at a few process photos below, then join us for the opening on Friday, Nov. 18 from 5:30 to 8 pm!

The show will be open during LaDiff's normal business hours through Sunday, Dec. 11. On the last day, come on by for a pop-up show featuring gift options from the participating artisans!

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Kyle created the shelves and body of this media console in cherry. The legs are forged steel with hammer texturing along the length and fold-formed feet. The edges of the shelves are clad in riveted steel.

Johannah is exploring a new-to-her technique of setting tesserae (mosaic tile) directly in mortar, rather than gluing tiles and then grouting over them. This is the method used to create the ancient Byzantine and Roman mosaics, as well as an ever-growing body of gorgeous modern mosaics. She's created a line of miniature and small pieces in this technique using reclaimed and found materials alongside traditional smalti, a thick opaque glass.

Last but definitely not least, Kyle made a pair of sleek-lined end tables with walnut tops and forged solid steel legs.

Come on by the opening reception or stop by in the next few weeks to check out these pieces along with the work of 12 other local artists and artisans, beautifully displayed in the LaDiff show room in Shockoe Bottom. Hope to see you there!