christopher faiss
fabricating functional things and installing artwork since 1993

maple benches resin silver leaf bench school seating
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lola desk

Laminated tables and stools for a Marin County elementary school library. Also shown - librarian's desk, bookshelves and display cubbies. See Desks for other elements

Sawhorses go upscale to help create an elegant but no-nonsense work table.
Constructed from bleached walnut with solid brass details.
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The sawhorses shown previously as a desk could also be used in numerous other ways
with other types of tops.

Lacewood writing desk with tapered legs and two pencil drawers.

Constructed entirely of Finnish birch plywood, with an inset frosted glass top and side-by-side drawers.

Computer kiosks for a private elementary school library. Project included library stacks,
study area, librarian's desk, etc. See Seating for other elements.

silver resin bench

A pair of cast resin benches designed and built for an art gallery. The distressed silver metal leaf finish
bridges the gap between the rough industrial concrete floor and the refined surfaces of the exhibited artwork.

maple benches

A set of benches and stools for a San Francisco art gallery. Made from maple plywood
and a sheet material manufactured from the shells of sunflower seeds.