INSPIRATION: west texas wonders

I hit the road and headed west for a little RnR and perspective before our busy time of the year beings. It is so hard not to feel small, in a good way, when you look at the stars in the crystal clear sky or while gazing up through a towering slot canyon. Textures and...

roxie’s unicorn story

ONCE UPON A TIME, long ago, there was a small part of the deep forest called Univille. All 237 unicorns lived there peacefully. They were very aware of the dropping number of people believing in unicorns. But they had no idea of the amount of adults and scientists who...

ANALISE MINJAREZ: our right hand gal

Have you met Analise?   She is pretty RAD and way cooler than us! At f. is for frank Analise is our go to girl. She casts, polishes, stamps, packs, graphic designs and conquers pretty much everything else we ask of her.  We even make her model, but most importantly...

INSPIRATION: ST. LOUIS ARCH

A road trip to Chicago, with a stop in St. Louis, was the inception of the Architectural Collection.  We were amazed by the beautiful craftsmanship and design of the Gateway Arch.  What you do not see from pictures are the welds that up close create a patchwork...

INSPIRATIONS: succulents

When we design we are constantly looking for new ways to push outside our box and try things that might seem impossible. Can you mold actual plants and then cast them in metal without losing detail and the organic quality?  Why yes you can! In order to create the...