10 Questions With... Chris Schanck

He’s created pieces for Interior Design Hall of Famers Bill Sofield and Peter Marino. But for all the works debuting in “Chris Schanck: Unhomely,” opening at NYC’s Friedman Benda March 1, he was his own client. Schanck grew up in Pittsburgh and Dallas, before earning his BFA in sculpture from SVA. He switched to furniture while earning his master’s in design from Cranbrook, and then set up his studio in Detroit in 2011, first working out of his home, and now in a 3,200-square-foot commercial space nearby. His signature series is called Alufoil, in which he welds scrap steel into furniture shapes, covers ...

Cecilie Manz Creates a Comfortable Outdoor Living Set for Gloster

Cecilie Manz isn’t a sociologist. She just occasionally acts like one. While conceiving a collection of outdoor furniture, she observed ...