The Bench

The Bench is created from reclaimed and fsc certified cherry. The natural shape in which the tree grew created the organic flow of the piece. It is finished with oil and wax. Recycled metal pipe supports the back.

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The Curious Palate - Santa Monica

Santa Monica Place, the Market, 3rd Floor, Santa Monica, California

I wanted this space to be light and airy, inviting and warm… contemporary yet comfortable. Concept, design and woodwork by Stephan Roggenbuck, Bauwerkgreen

All wood is reclaimed Douglas Fir, all finishes natural and organic oils. I felt that a beautiful curved suffet and counter top would create a sensuous invitation to the space, while the floating douglas fir panels would bring a warmth and comfort to the eating area… and indeed they do!

The glass shelves are discreetly inserted into the Douglas Fir wall panel and bring the eye up to the clear plexiglass ceiling which gives the space a lofty height. The Italian blue glass tiles bring a sparkling sense of calm.

Such a joy to create this space for restaurant owners Mark and Elliot.

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Outside Nate Bar

This multipurpose bar is set on casters and made out of reclaimed and weathered oak barn wood . Ideal for the patio or deck . it can be used as a dining table or as a bar to serve drinks. The bar stools, also out of reclaimed oak, complete the set. Treated with all green ” Hempshield” outdoor products.

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The “Madeleine” crib is made out of FSC certified Walnut and finished with an organic orange oil. It later converts to a child’s bed with a simple removal of the front bars. I chose the walnut carefully for it’s unique grains and hues and placed them together like pieces of a puzzle to create an airy and calming look. It features bent wood bases for the side and light walnut inlay on the top. A truly magical place to drift off to sleep.

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Coffee Table

The “Beate” coffee table is created from reclaimed Doulgas Fir, custom metal slats and custom glass. The sides are each separated by an eighth of an inch of air which gives this piece a unique floating quality. Finished with light sanding and organic oil to accentuate the beauty of the natural grain.

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Spiral Playhouse

A family in Venice asked me if I could build a play structure for their children. Inspired by my Waldorf background, I created a spiral form that would keep the children

mesmerized. The ground area features a secret sand play area and the bent wood steps lead to a round house in the trees surrounded by rope and unusual hiding places.

The house is based on 12 round poles . To protect them against moisture, I burned the lower part that is in the ground and created a coal patina. The roof is a flower blossom.

The wood is FSC Certified Pine, Plywood and Cedar.

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The “Mathilda” sideboard is created from reclaimed Douglas Fir and finished with an organic white pigment oil to give a sense of breath and light. The top features a paper thin layer of poured and tinted concrete with fine crushed glass inlays here and there.

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Made from reclaimed Douglas Fir and organic fabric and filling, the “Lisbeth” Couch features bent wood arms and a bit of extra length and height, adding a grounding warmth and a gentle splash of color to any space.

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Bamboo Bed

I wanted to use a sustainable green material to create a piece of bedroom furniture that is both modern and comfortable.

The shape of the headboard is modeled after the human spine, and thus extremely comfortable for sitting and lying back without the aid of pillows.

The bed is treated with a natural oil that brings out the beauty of the bamboo.

The nightstands are bamboo with solid walnut inlay and appear to be a closed cube until a front drawer opens with an easy pull.

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Peter Mirror

Made out of reclaimed Doug Fir with a 24″ Mirror . The inner and outer ring are thin strips of Doug Fir which are rolled and glued together. Known as the “Rollmops technique”

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