LOOK what a COMMUNITY can DO! - Part 2

While the adults were hard at work framing the house, our ‘TINY’ friends from the Boys & Girls Club of East Aurora came together and began working on different items that will be featured in TINY. Some kids focused on building outdoor furniture (from SCRATCH!) and the other kids decorated shower tiles, plates and cups.

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Lisa DeCarlo
LOOK what a COMMUNITY can DO! - Part 1

After 19 students from local high schools sent in their TINY designs,  the owner, Lisa DeCarlo and the Urban team came together to choose one student's design that would be used for the 'TINY by Design' project in addition to receiving the $1,000 Urban Design scholarship. The decision was not an easy one to make....but the lucky winner was Joseph Mochol from Holland High School! 

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Lisa DeCarlo
Urban goes 'TINY'!

For the past year, the Urban team has been tossing around the idea of a tiny house...now, our TINY by Design project is actually happening! Lisa DeCarlo, the Owner and Project Designer of Urban Design has decided to expand her team to include The Boys & Girls Club of East Aurora, local high schools and craftsman for this project and we could not be more excited!  

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Lisa DeCarlo
Taking a moment...

As we near completion on another URBAN CRAFTED dining table to place in our store, I am reminded of how humbling it is to work with and include pieces of our past.  In this case, old cast iron baluster pieces from a balcony in New Orleans.  Artistry and craftsmanship from a time long past being included in our project today gives me a grounded perspective and appreciation for the legacy that remains of passionate works of labor and love.  

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