Author Archives: Charlotte Wiederholt

Case Study #22, The Stahl House

I had the opportunity recently to attend a showing of the Stahl House, Case Study #22 in the Hollywood Hills.  The house was made famous by Julius Schulman’s iconic photo of the house with two women sitting in the living … Continue reading

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Outside Lies Magic

I read a great book while in my twenties that has stuck with me through my life, it’s called Outside Lies Magic.  It was written by a landscape professor at Harvard University   The book speaks about the physical built world … Continue reading

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The Thrill and the Agony…

…of a mock up. The process is so great…and at the same time so miserable. I am sure that every custom office furniture mock up we provide shortens my life span by at least a year. When a client asks … Continue reading

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The Door

Main Entry: door Pronunciation: ˈdȯr Function: noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English dure, dor, from Old English duru door & dor gate; akin to Old High German turi door, Latin fores, Greek thyra Date: before 12th century 1: a … Continue reading

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A love affair with felt.

KPCC was a project that started long ago in the world of custom office furniture.  It was four years ago when I first attended a meeting at the architecture firm, Chu + Gooding.  When I arrived at their office I … Continue reading

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Felt Prototyping

I just got back to the Studio from an afternoon of prototyping felt tack panels at our upholsterer. For one of our current custom office furniture projects, the architect has a desire to create interior tack panels with horizontal stripes. … Continue reading

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Charlotte Wiederholt – Industrial Inspiration

Hey!  My name is Charlotte Wiederholt and I love what I do!  I am the Director of TangramStudio – we are a team of industrial designers and engineers that bring the concepts and visions of other designers, architects and our … Continue reading

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