Selected Pieces
Charlie Welland: Iron Edison
530 West 27th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007

The bedside table lamp was constructed from 1-inch iron piping, with a switch mechanism made from a red garden hose handwheel valve. Originally designed for garden hose use, the valve had been repurposed to control the flow of electricity to the lamp. Its bold color provided a striking contrast to the lamp's dark metal tones. The entire lamp rested on a square of 3/4-inch plywood.
Charlie Welland: Don't Mess With Texas.
530 West 27th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007

The "Don't Mess With Texas." sign was hand cut out of 1/2-inch plywood. Each individual piece of the design is layered on top of one another to create a three-dimensional effect, with round-headed screws adding an industrial element to the piece. The iconic campaign has been a symbol of Texas pride and environmental stewardship for decades, serving as a bold reminder of the importance of preserving our natural surroundings.
Charlie Welland: Copper Martinis
530 West 27th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007

The glass rack is made entirely out of 1/2-inch copper piping, carefully shaped to create a sleek and minimalist design that maximizes functionality while remaining visually appealing. The piping is meticulously sanded to a brushed copper look, enhancing the natural beauty and warmth of the copper.
Charlie Welland: Wall Niche
720 West 28th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007

The wall niche is made out of 1/4-inch plywood, cut on a laser cutter. Using a finger joint technique, the box is glued together and installed into the wall to create a recessed cubby. The niche contains a 120-Volt electrical outlet installed to charge devices at night.