The art of Dave Freeman. A furniture design major at Herron School of Art & Design.

 

How Much Wood?

An exploration into pushing the boundaries of wood type. Unconventional tree species are pushed to their limits in the hunt for a prominent end grain pattern. 

 Prints are available on three shades (Oatmeal, Kraft, and Black) of the French Paper Co.’s classic Speckletone line. (18” x 26”)

Prints are available on a plastic-like matte paper called Pilke that does a very good job of creating a glossy surface against a flat background when inked. (18” x 28”)

Prints are available on mould-made printing paper white Johannot. (18” x 29”)

Helldorado Specimen Sheet

A specimen sheet featuring one of each character produced, minus some punctuation, for a 4-inch high 3A font set.  

Items on sale may be slightly damaged product. These items were handled improperly at some point so the paper is bent.  

Prints are available on three shades (Oatmeal, Kraft, and Black) of the French Paper Co.’s classic Speckletone line. (18” x 26”)

Prints are available on a plastic-like matte paper called Pilke that does a very good job of creating a glossy surface against a flat background when inked. (18” x 28”)

Prints are available on mould-made printing paper white Johannot. (18” x 29”)

Bombs Away. Spalted Buckeye and Mahogany. Herron School of Art and Design. 2012.

Bombs Away. Spalted Buckeye and Mahogany. Herron School of Art and Design. 2012.

Zig your Zags is going to be on display as part of the Design Emphasis show at the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, August 2012

Zig your Zags is going to be on display as part of the Design Emphasis show at the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, August 2012

Three Sister Stools. Chevron Patterned Tops, Hand-turned Legs, Laminated Cross-braces. Ash and Purpleheart. Herron School of Art and Design. 2012.

Artist Trade; Made for Chris Corey in exchange for Branding.

Walnut, Wenge, Reclaimed Base.  Herron School of Art & Design. 2012

You call that a jig? NOW THAT’S A JIG.
Safety Cross-cut Sled aka Mega-Sled. Herron Furniture Design. 2011. Dave Freeman.

You call that a jig? NOW THAT’S A JIG.

Safety Cross-cut Sled aka Mega-Sled. Herron Furniture Design. 2011. Dave Freeman.

Hand-carved letterpress type. In progress shots. A fun medium for immediate rewards. Herron Bookmaking. 2012. Dave Freeman

Chinese Meditation Stool, Historical Replica. Herron Art History. 2011. Dave Freeman.

Chinese Meditation Stool, Historical Replica. Herron Art History. 2011. Dave Freeman.

Does this Bench Make my Butt Look Big? Herron Furniture Design. 2011. Dave Freeman.

Stacking Mungap Cabinets. Herron Furniture Design. 2011. Dave Freeman.

Modeled after traditional Japanese mungap cabinets, inspired by similar Korean cabinetry.

Dow Agrosciences, LLC commission bench. Process Work. Herron Furniture Design. 2012. Dave Freeman.

Dow Agrosciences, LLC commission maquette. Herron Furniture Design. 2011. Dave Freeman.

Dow Agrosciences, LLC commission maquette. Herron Furniture Design. 2011. Dave Freeman.

Lenny; A Memorial to Lenette D Freeman. Herron Furniture Design. 2011. Dave Freeman.

Freestanding bicycle showcase with hand-carved lettering and a shellac finish. Built to house the bike I inherited from my mother and veneered in walnut. First prize in the 2011 Herron Undergraduate Student Show.