I know I can’t be the only one who always needs more deskspace. Whether it’s to layout everything I need to do, draw and design to scale, or just display pictures and chachkies that lift me up when I’m hard at work. Actually I DO know that I’m not the only one because we’ve just … Continue reading The Space It Takes
As mentioned in our most recent post, we just finished a really unique wine rack for a realtor in the DC area. We know that the future homeowner of the newly renovated house is going to love their custom built-in! Here is how it looked after installation! We also wanted to take the time to show … Continue reading UPDATE: MAD Wine Designs, Plus Floating Shelves!
K+A has an excellent partnership with MAD Properties, which tasks us to make furniture, shelving, and kitchen/bathroom pieces for a real estate agent who restores DC properties before they go on the market. Our usual orders are for kitchen shelving, bases for bathroom sinks, and other furniture that will not only stage the house beautifully … Continue reading MAD Wine Designs
For the majority of K+A’s projects, we use reclaimed pine wall studs from Baltimore and Washington row homes more than 100 years old. It’s not just about all the luscious colors and wood grain accents in all their glory; however, it’s also about taking in the history that they bring into our shop and allowing … Continue reading Reclaimed History
We had not made a traditional farm table in several months when we got the order in for this table. It was fun to get to go back to the basics and create a piece similar to what got me started making furniture full-time! Needless to say, I have come a long way since the … Continue reading The K Street Modern Industrial Farm Table
We get a lot of requests for gadget holders. Here is our most recent batch of phone holders! Here is a link to our current stock of phone holders. K+A Phone Holders
I love being able to make small household items that help with organization. Most of the small items we design and build are things that I want to have in my house. We recently completed a small run of desk organizers. I have not yet decided what one I am going to be bringing home!
I was traveling through Taiwan in 2014 and saw a piece of hollow bamboo that had been turned into a portable phone speaker. I remember thinking how simple and practical it was. It was easy to transport and did not require any outlet to power it. It was small so did not pack a huge … Continue reading Gramophone
Here is the Washington Post article we were featured in! Remodeling boom in D.C. area brings to light rich veins of old-growth lumber Check it out!! http://www.washingtonpost.com/realestate/remodeling-boom-in-dc-area-brings-to-light-rich-veins-of-old-growth-lumber/2015/02/05/4d34dc34-983a-11e4-927a-4fa2638cd1b0_story.html