This installation was created in partnership with Arc Media as an interactive experience that simulated the degradation of in manual dexterity commonly seen with extreme swelling of the hands. These rare symptoms can cause acute pain and discomfort and often prevent patients from being able to call for help or receive treatment. This simulation educates physicians about the condition and helps them empathize with their patients.
This collaborative product between Studio KMD and Philadelphia-based retail brand Free People blends floral patterns with the natural beauty of spalted maple. Each piece is manufactured in our shop with our custom resin-casting technique. These boards are available on the Free People website.
This serving board was inspired by the 2015 discovery of the 15th tessellating pentagon. It's available in maple or black walnut, precisely milled and pressed with a gleaming copper rivet.
This limited run of iPhone docks was produced with design input from Free People. It featured a fully reclaimed-wood construction with a resin inlay design.
SCA Americas, Inc.
These custom display units were created for SCA's lobby on the 24th floor of the Cira Center in Philadelphia. Each display is constructed from powder-coated aluminum and features configurable panels to support changing the display content every season with minimal effort.
We worked with Free People to develop this unique customization of Klean Kanteen water bottles for their "FP Movement" product line. Strong sales have since led to the production of a variety of additional designs on both stainless steel and enameled bottles. Available online at FreePeople.com.
We create these resin-inlaid tub boards using live-edge lumber in a variety of species including cedar, walnut, holly and box elder. Each unique board is photographed individually to give users the opportunity to hand-select the piece that speaks to them.
This product concept was developed as an easy solution for bike safety illumination. In order to eliminate concerns with bike accessory theft, Monocle attaches to the belt of the user; its construction allows for easy concealment when not in use. For simplicity's sake, it leverages the smart phone you're already carrying as the light source to get you home safe.
A successful Kickstarter project, the Pick Your Poison Decanter brought in nearly thirty thousand dollars upon its launch in 2013. The hardwood construction and customized corks are perfect for displaying your favorite libation. Currently 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-vessel decanters are available on smBatch.com.
SCA Americas, Inc.
Studio KMD designed and fabricated these clean, modern displays to show off a variety of hygiene and personal care products. Sleek aluminum pegboard allows for effortless reconfiguration, while the use of formaldehyde-free figured maple reinforces SCA's reputation as a benchmark in sustainability.
RedBull & Studio KMD
This sprint project was done as part of the Red Bull Create competition. Using blue lasers and photo-luminescent paint, we created a robot that displayed messages as it crawled across the luminescent surface.