The Mash-Up

nicholas wray, sacramento photographer

I’ve been flirting with mashing up my rough acrylic painting with furniture for some time now. I decided to try it out on an easy affordable coffee table design. The table top is made primarily out of reclaimed lumber (actually house siding) The base is made from scrap plywood we had at the shop. Pop Culture art … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!!!


From all of us at Urban Now, we would like to wish you a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New year.   and please, be kind to each other. Namaste…

Found Objects

Last saturday night we unveiled a new collection called “Found Objects”. Everything in this grouping was either 2nd hand or literally found material. Doing our best here at Urban to show you what can be done with a little creativity and good design. Upscale Upcycling! The benches are made from an old wood beam I found buried behind … Continue reading

Little Treasures


I had a little unexpected time to my self today after lunch so i made a quick trip to the Sacramento Antique Fair. So many cool things to see out there. Below is a just a few of the interesting you can find out there. Hope you enjoy.   <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 … Continue reading

Found Objects


Working on a showing of furniture made from found objects. The above pictures are a quick sneak peek. Finished photos soon to follow. Badassness

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Just started uploading and updating on Houzz. you can find me here!

Proper Dresser

I think this piece pretty much speaks for its self. Solid Poplar lumber, dovetailed drawers, stainless steel hairpin legs…. We design and make cool stuff. Thank you Kerrie Kelly and Nicholas Wray.   Do work…

Le’ Favour Table

Literally 2 years ago I’m sharing a cup of coffee with good friend Jake Favour from Romp Creative and we are talking about coffee tables. That’s the thing about Jake, you don’t sit and discuss the weather or sports.. you talk design. Jake loves design, He loves modernism. The dude really has a passion for it. … Continue reading

Get Bent Tables

Rock Star Designer Kerrie Kelly hit me up with a project a few months ago. She was looking for some cool one-off metal and glass tables for one of her clients. She had me collaborate with one of her badass’ Katrina Stumbos. This is what we came up with. Materials are Pickled and Oiled steel and glass. … Continue reading

The “SUGI” Table

Pictures really are worth 1000 words. Tonight I will let the pictures tell the story. But for the particulars…  I made this coffee table for a friend. It is made from old reclaimed framing material and I used an old Japanese finish technique called Shou Sugi Ban. The finish is created by burning the entire piece then … Continue reading


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