Jomo Tariku

Jomo Tariku is an Ethiopian-American artist and industrial designer at the forefront of modern African design. In 2017 he founded his acclaimed namesake furniture collection that has been featured in Elle Decor, Architectural Digest, Interior Design, and other publications. Jomo is constantly exploring ways to convey harmony, heritage, and humanity through his craft.

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    Open to All

    Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Jun 3 - 14, 2024
9AM - 5PM

In the Round: CNC Carving

Jomo Tariku

Tuition $1,390
Code W0101-24

Delve into the world of computer numerically controlled (CNC) furniture part making in this introductory fabrication workshop. Technology has propelled contemporary design in countless unexpected ways throughout history, and this class considers the modernization of traditional furniture design across cultures, Participants are encouraged to explore their unique artistic voice as they design furniture parts such as legs, backrests, stretchers, and decorative elements on paper and then translate it into Rhinoceros 3D through basic 2D CAD (computer-aided design) followed by 3D modeling. Students delve into best practices in material preparation, CNC hold down methods, tools and supply, etc. Final projects are cut as double sided 3D parts on the CNC routers and then finished by hand.

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