MAD Wine Designs

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

Reclaimed History

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


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