We would like to show our gratitude to the artists and vendors that we work with.
IDEAZ USA, a product development firm based in Glastonbury, CT, partnered with us with on the design and engineering of the patent-pending polychrome furniture system. Besides focusing on the aesthetics and manufacturability, Ideaz helped us develop our proprietary system to have the structural integrity needed to ensure that your Modify Furniture that will last for generations. Dave Mathieu, Jim Sener and Jesse Kruska have not only not only helped with the engineering of the system, but have been mentors to us through the complex process of product design, sourcing, and patenting.
Caryn Leigh Posnansky at Caryn Leigh photography has worked to help our furniture shine through the art of photography. The beautiful room-style views seen throughout our site are a tribute to her talent. Based in New York City, she understands and has helped us to capture the modern urban feel of our designs. Her creative techniques highlight how modify furniture form and function might appeal to city dwellers and country folk alike.
Birgit Anich of Birgit Anich Staging and Interiors is based in our neighboring town, Norwalk, CT. As a designer and home stager, she has truly brought to life our room-style photos. Her knack for just the right accessories in the right places has helped us offer images to help you envision how modify furniture will feel in your home and function in the fabric of your life.
Dave Harkness from R and D precision worked with us through multiple (seemingly endless) prototypes and has been instrumental in working with us to perfect the steel components to assure the highest quality steel components.
Julie Hawkins is a Canadian painter based in Woodstock, Ontario with a passion for bold statements and vibrant colors. She is a colourist who’s artwork envelopes the viewer. The intermingling of pattern, shape and texture dance across the canvas and transform the spaces they are in. With music being a large part of her painting process, all works are named after song titles or lyrics. Julie’s vibrant, abstract paintings can be found in various private collections internationally. Her work has been featured in exhibitions across Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver, as well as Los Angeles and New York City.
Our hometown Bridgeport is a mecca of street art. E.S. has been decorating the city streets for over two decades. He is known on the streets for his incredibly detailed and stylized lettering. In fact, he was a guiding custodian of the now defunct, semi-secret location known as Fame City, home to innumerable local and international artists’ murals. His work was also highlighted in a recent installation at the Silvermine Gallery, in New Caanan. After turniing his talents to include body art, he was recently showcased on the Spike TV show, Ink Master.
Kristin Reed is Brooklyn-based artist who started out in the 80's with the community mural movement in N.Y.C. She has since worked as a photojournalist, a graphic designer, a designer of projected images for theater, and a Reiki master. She currently has a studio residency at the Brooklyn Army Terminal where her work focuses on exploring human consciousness and the universal—micro and macro—through balance and chaos.
Artist Joshua Oliveira is an American painter and International live performance artist with over 160 shows since 2006. His mind blowing art has been displayed across the country and internationally in many countries. Oliveira is most noted for his development of the new school Urban Surrealism painting style so often displayed in his amazing works of art.
Jeannine Errico works as the Director of the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences which serves as a center of culture, entertainment and education for the local community as well as those who visit the small shore town during the summer months. In addition, she co-owns The MakeShift Union (MSU) with her two friends Erin Buterick (Clayhouse) and Dani Corso (Volatile Media Management); the mission of which is to provide a platform for artists and small business owners to highlight their skill, passion and budding entrepreneurship. MSU is constantly working and evolving to meet the needs of the creative community through small and large scale events including their flagship event, The Makers Festival.
As part of our Collaborative Works series, well known Brooklyn-based furniture maker Daniel Moyer creates these one-of-a-kind desk accessories that are made to mount into your Modify Desk. Labeled "Executive Decision", this playful paper weight will keep your papers safe. So should you accidentally leave your window open when the tornado hits, you can find comfort in the knowledge that all your work is safely stowed.
We are excited to adopt (and adapt) "Lil' Mib" made by Brand New Noise whose creator, Richard Upchurch handcrafts these playful voice recorders in his Brooklyn workshop. Beyond making many a child, adult, musician and music lover happy, he is dedicated to helping his community by offering internships to inner city youth.