vurvdesign

midcentury inspired modern furniture

Coquitlam, Canada · 149 Sales

vurvdesign

midcentury inspired modern furniture

Coquitlam, Canada 149 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(41)

Announcement   Original designs, hand made in the mid-century modern tradition. Function-first designs and minimal elegance mean my work will be at home in wide variety of aesthetic environments.

Support the manufacturing middle class! We are good for the environment and the economy. We do not hoard wealth and we spend earnings locally. Frustrated by corporate self interest? Stop feeding the bear that's rampaging through the village! A strong middle class means a strong democracy. Plus, we make great things for you!

https://instagram.com/vurvdesign/

Announcement

Original designs, hand made in the mid-century modern tradition. Function-first designs and minimal elegance mean my work will be at home in wide variety of aesthetic environments.

Support the manufacturing middle class! We are good for the environment and the economy. We do not hoard wealth and we spend earnings locally. Frustrated by corporate self interest? Stop feeding the bear that's rampaging through the village! A strong middle class means a strong democracy. Plus, we make great things for you!

https://instagram.com/vurvdesign/

Glenn Ross

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Glenn Ross

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(41)
arantza9aa

arantza9aa on Jul 15, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

¡¡Me encanta!! Es funcional, ergonómico, realmente elegante, fácil de limpiar y está hecho de materiales nobles y duraderos. Me alegro de haberlo comprado.

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Talia Oringer

Talia Oringer on Feb 3, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful and functional. Love!!!! Thank you!!!

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About

I was inspired by my dog

After graduating from the University of BC with a Masters Degree in Architecture, I set out on my own, building architectural models and taking commissions for furniture and renovations. Then we got Oliver - our Blue Heeler/Shepherd cross. One day, staring at his ugly feeding bowls in our small kitchen, I had the epiphany that I had to make a better one. Having recently acquired a vacuum press, bent ply was the obvious solution. It was an instant hit - that was 10 years ago.

Next came the Dog Pod. This became a truly iconic piece for me. I have been featured in Architectural Digest's Best of Design feature, in Elle Decor, and in dozens and dozens of other magazines, not to mention blogs.

My most recent success has been my Wall Desk. This summer, it will be featured at the PSFK Future of Living exhibition in New York.

In the last few years, I have been the primary caregiver to my kids, while my wife has provided the primary family income. It has been fantastic, and I cherish the time I have spent with them. Now, they are growing more independent, and I am again throwing myself into my work. Stay tuned, the best is yet to come!

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    I belong to the manufacturing middle class. I do not hoard wealth and I spend earnings locally. Frustrated by corporate self interest? Stop feeding the bear that's rampaging through the village! Plus, I like cheese

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Last updated on February 16, 2011

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