What inspires your work? “Utilitarian objects and buildings, particularly tools, wooden boats, and barns," says the designer, who was born on the Ivory Coast but grew up in Washington D.C. and spent summers at a family house in Maine. "In my designs, I seek to find that beautiful balancing point where manufacturing methods, material properties, and economy are all equally considered.”
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What inspires your work? “Utilitarian objects and buildings, particularly tools, wooden boats, and barns," says the designer, who was born on the Ivory Coast but grew up in Washington D.C. and spent summers at a family house in Maine. "In my designs, I seek to find that beautiful balancing point where manufacturing methods, material properties, and economy are all equally considered.”