22 February 2011: THINK FABRICATE INTRODUCES THE TV QUILT COLLECTION Handcrafted Artistry As Smart Storage Solution
(Brooklyn, NY – February 22, 2011) Joining Think Fabricate’s unique lines of furnishings, the Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary design studio introduces the new TV Quilt Collection. Featuring a series of cabinets, artfully composed to form a beautiful wall unit, the TV Quilt is characterized by carefully chosen walnut veneers and a distinctive color palette. It is available in two standard sizes and will be on view at the Architectural Digest Home Show in March.
Closed, TV Quilt represents the refined delicacy of a hand-made patchwork quilt with hand laid French walnut veneer doors in various grain patterns. However, pulling a drawer, flipping a panel, or sliding a door reveals myriad storage opportunities with colorfully painted interior elements, which are also revealed on the sides. Like all Think Fabricate collections, each piece is handcrafted in the company’s East Williamsburg, Brooklyn studio. Custom materials, finishes and sizes are available upon request.
Resembling a giant puzzle pieced together on a wall, the Lofty TV Quilt (60”H x 110”W x 18”D) is equally at home in a large loft, suburban house, executive office or hospitality setting. Originally designed using color-coding according to user function, it has six different components including a pull out desk, “his” and “her” clothing closets and storage compartments for a printer and TV up to 42”. Meanwhile, the small and cozy Brooklyn TV Quilt (52”H x 60”W x 18”D) fits perfectly in any setting where space is in short supply and smart storage solutions can make all the difference. It features four components including storage for a 32” TV as well as a built-in bar.
About Think Fabricate
Think Fabricate was co-founded by Susan Doban and Jason Gorsline in November 2009 as a multidisciplinary design studio affiliated with Doban Architecture. Gorsline is a former principal at A&G Designs, where he was design director. Doban is an award winning architect and founder of Doban Architecture. Think Fabricate’s primary goal is to design solutions for better living, learning and community. All of the company’s collections are designed and manufactured in Brooklyn, using sustainable materials, natural wood, applied color and historical motifs juxtaposed with modern forms. Current projects include custom furnishings for the Academic Center at Monroe College as well as custom furniture designs for several residential projects. Think Fabricate is also a member of Furniture New York – a non-profit organization and consortium of designers and craftspeople fostering community and education in the greater New York area. For more information, contact them at 718-797-1041 or visit www.thinkfabricate.com or facebook.com/ThinkFabricate.
About Doban Architecture
Susan Doban leads Doban Architecture, an award winning 12-person architectural practice in downtown Brooklyn. Doban has 25 years of experience in the design and management of architectural, planning, and furnishing projects, including numerous educational, commercial, residential, and economic development projects in the region. Under her leadership, the firm has completed more than 60 capital improvements for New York City School Construction Authority. Before founding Susan Doban Architect, PC, in 1996, Doban was an associate at Fox & Fowle Architects. She has her M.Arch from Columbia University and her BA from Harvard. She is an active VP on the Board of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and a recipient of a Kinne Travelling Fellowship for study of American Urban Waterfronts. Highlights of Doban Architecture’s awards include: the Preservation League of NY State 2008 Historic Preservation Award; the Municipal Art Society’s Masterwork Award; two Building Brooklyn Awards; a US EPA Award for Energy Efficiency; and the McGraw-Hill NY Construction Best of 2007 Award. For more information, visit www.dobanarchitecture.com.
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