Category: MKG Productions

Whiskey Bar

Posted: 28 September, 2010-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: MKG Productions, Museum/Exhibit Design

Over the weekend, I made this bar for MKG Productions. It uses a few old whiskey barrels and some 1×3 lumber stained to match. The barrels still had some whiskey sludge inside them (As you can see from the last photo!)

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Rocky Pedestals for DeBeers

Posted: 19 July, 2010-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: MKG Productions, Museum/Exhibit Design

I made these pedestals for a display of new jewelry at DeBeers.  The rocks are made from polystyrene foam, and coated with concrete (for the rough rocks) and foamcoat (for the smooth rocks.) I had help from Andrew Bunch and Tom Smolenski with sculpting and finishing the 50 artificial rocks that went into the display.

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Kikkerland – Giant Cloud, Giant Lightning

Posted: 29 June, 2010-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: MKG Productions, Museum/Exhibit Design

I made a giant (12′ across!) cloud and lightning bolt for the Kikkerland booth at the ICFF this year. The components were made out of several sheets of blue foam sandwiched together, with an MDF and solid wood backing for support. I put together a homemade hot-wire cutter to shape the foam, along with my [...]

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Submarine Sneaker Spheres!

Posted: 16 May, 2010-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: MKG Productions, Museum/Exhibit Design

I assembled these hollow acrylic spheres so that they could hold three sneakers underwater, inside a giant swimming pool. The joints needed to be carefully glued and sealed so that they wouldn’t be destroyed by the water pressure!

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Giant Tennis Ball – U.S. Open Party

Posted: 27 September, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: MKG Productions, Museum/Exhibit Design

I made this giant tennis ball for a party – it needed to hold 400 giant lollipops, so it had to be pretty big! I made it out of sculpted polystyrene foam with a covering of painted felt, to give it the right texture. The venue had unusually narrow doors, so the ball was designed in [...]

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