2016 Vellum/CAED Furniture Competition & Exhibition


Vellum 13

Reception - Friday, November 4, 6:30PM-10:00PM
Open Viewing -  Saturday, November 5, 11:00AM-6:00PM
760 Higuera Street at the Garden Street crosswalk (formerly Coverings)

Vellum Design Build, a San Luis Obispo design and build firm, is partnering with the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Cal Poly to host the Thirteenth Annual Vellum Furniture Competition to benefit the students of Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. The event is free and open to the public.


13th Annual Vellum/CAED Furniture Competition Winners

#45 Matt EdwardsSpace Architects Milano Grand Prize:

This project was Best in Show and the winner will be sent to Milano for the Salone di Mobile in Italy (all expense paid).  This is the most important furniture faire in the world.


#45 Matt Edwards - Studio di Santo



#163 Riley Snyder#163 Riley Snyder - Killing Studio

#8 Danielle Aspitz and Roxy KermaniVellum Prize Winner:

The Vellum Prize Winner was not selected by the jury, but was selected by the titular sponsors of the event:  Vellum Design Build

#8 Danielle Aspitz and Roxy Kermani - Jackson Studio

#105 Ellie O'ConnorRRM Cradle 2 Cradle Award:

For most sustainably crafted piece.

#105 Ellie O'Connor - Studio Shields

#46 Matt Edwards, Danny Mark Finnegan Brennan, and Alex ShortDr. Daniel Lewis 100% Pure Award:

This is the best piece designed and fabricated 100% by the student in question (no powder coating, no welding, no chrome work...no upholstering...nothing was farmed out to another fabricator).

#46  Matt Edwards - Studio di Santo

Danny Mark Finnegan Brennan - Studio di Santo

Alex Short - Killing Studio

#16 Arianna Santana BlascoAIA Modern Master Award:

For creating the piece that most closely aligns with the ideals of the Modern Furniture Movement in America in the Mad Men era...post war USA.

#16 Arianna Santana Blasco - Studio di Santo

#44 Havel WeidnerISA: Garret Hack Timber Award:

For the best use of wood in a project.

#137 Havel Weidner - Clifford Studio

#44 Matt Edwards

People's Choice Award:

#44 Matt Edwards - Studio di Santo

#28 Jon ConoverRunner Up Award:

#28 Jon Conover - Studio di Santo

#8 Danielle Aspitz and Roxy KermaniRunner Up Award:

#8 Danielle Aspitz and Roxy Kermani - Jackson Studio

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