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August 15, 2012

Herman Miller Lifework - Playlist

I did an interview this week with Jamie Latendresse of the Herman Miller Lifework Blog. The post was part of a series titled, Playlist, and is about how music influences our work, including what songs we listen to while designing/illustrating/working.

The full interview is on Herman Miller's Lifework blog at:

Herman Miller Lifework Blog


March 1, 2012

RAW_Design/YAF Forum

I will be at the Young Architects Forum Tuesday (March 20th, 2012) presenting my work at RAW_Design. Try to stop by if you're in the Wicker Park area! Here is a description of the event:

"RAW_Design will explore innovative and experimental furniture and products by local architects and designers in and outside of their traditional workplace. RAW_Design is an open-minded discussion between architects, industrial designers and interior designers that will explore the possibilities of these fields and address their future direction."

Details on the YAF site:




November 2011

My Cabinet Light project was featured in the November issue of ICON Magazine. You can check it out at the following link.

ICON Magazine



August 19, 2011

Many thanks to Diane Chan, Managing Editor of AZURE Magazine, for featuring aluminum versions of my Detroit Numbers in the September issue of AZURE.

AZURE Magazine



July 23, 2011

Harry Wakefield, the founder of Moco Loco, featured my Cabinet Light on his online design magazine today. Check out the article at the following link:

Moco Loco feature of Cabinet Light by Kyle Daevel



July 6, 2011

Many thanks to Michael Ferzoco of Eleven Interiors and Danielle Ossher of Design New England for featuring my Detroit Numbers in the July/August 2011 Issue of Design New England.

Design New England


June 4, 2011

The Knowledge workers environment and chair was featured today on the blog Urban Gardens, by Robin Horton.

Urban Gardens



May 23, 2011

My Cabinet Light will be featured in the Use Me show curated by the American Design Club. The show is part of the Noho Design District. A bit from the press release:

"For its sixth show since its founding in 2008, the American Design Club presents "Use Me": an exhibition by 45 young American designers of unapologetically functional objects, each of which exhibitis a strong sense of purpose, intelligent use of materials, and the ability to do one thing extremely well."

American Design Club
Noho Design District



May 8, 2011

Thank you to the wonderful people at designboom for accepting my Detroit Alphabet and Detroit Numbers to be part of the designboom mart at the ICFF furniture fair New York 2011. I will exhibit along side 40 international designers. A quote from the designboom press release:

"as part of the cultural program of the ICFF (international contemporary furniture fair)
designboom hosts one of their renowned market-like installations.
visitors have the opportunity to meet the young avant-garde and become familiar
with their work. from the (literally) wall to wall stalls - each international design
professional personally presents their small furniture items and lighting projects
(prototypes and / or limited edition pieces)."

designboom mart ICFF NYC



April 20, 2011

The 3D Type Book, by FL@33, Tomi Vollauschek and Agathe Jacquillat has been released! The authors were nice enough to feature a few of my projects in the book. A quote from The 3D Type Book jacket, which Agathe and Tomi mentioned me:

"This book is the most comprehensive showcase of three-dimensional letterforms ever written, featuring over 1,300 images of more than 300 projects by more than 160 emerging talents and established individuals and studios including Sagmeister Inc, Vaughan Oliver, Milton Glaser, Alvin Lustig, Louis Danziger, Roger Excoffon, Paul Elliman, Marian Bantjes, Geoff Kaplan, Clotilde Olyff, Italo Lupi, Marion Bataille, Antoine+Manuel, Frost*Design, Mervyn Kurlansky, Non-Format, Oded Ezer, Rowland Scherman, Post Typography, Rinzen, Underware’s Type Workshop, J. Kyle Daevel, Ji Lee, Pleaseletmedesign and Strange Attractors Design."

The 3D Type Book
Laurence King Publishing



February 10, 2011

If you are in Detroit area February 25 through February 26, come by and check out Cranbrook One x One. A quote from the press release:

"From February 25 through February 26, Cranbrook Academy of Art will roar into downtown to present the first edition of OneXOne, Detroit's newest art market in the historic garage of the former Dalgliesh Cadillac dealership. More than 100 of Cranbrook’s leading artists from around the world will take part in this two-day sale, showcasing and selling their works in a marketplace environment stylized by the artists under the direction of Artist-in-Residence Iris Eichenberg. Limited-edition works for sale will range from paintings and sculpture to jewelry, ceramic and paper objects, and even art services that can be purchased for prices ranging from a few dollars to a few hundred dollars. The works available will be offered in multiples by Cranbrook Academy of Art’s emerging and established artists that include faculty, current graduate students and alumni."

Cranbrook Academy of Art One x One