Field Notes


  • ACVB
    Signed, sealed and delivered! The DBA crew installed a collection of custom furnishings for the new Austin Visitors Center. Thanks to Runa Workshop, the architectural firm behind the center, for allowing us to be a part of this very cool project.

    Custom Table
    We completed the second iteration of a custom-designed dining table with a steel base and white stone top. Designed by Adrian and Jack, the table now graces the dining room of a private residence in Houston.

    Camp Heavy Metal
    Our third Camp Heavy Metal benefitting … Keep Reading→

    POSTED ON: June 26th, 2014

  • Been a hell of a month.  We have a number of exciting things going on at Design Build Adventure.  Starting with the Fun Fun Fun Festival “Chill Zones”, the East Side Studio Tour where Jack unveiled the “tortilla moon” series as a part of his celestial “black hole”, and “blue star” works, the steel columns and saddles at the Thoughtbarn designed Santa Anna residence of “productivity and delight”, the  Cedar fence, Cedar Gate, Cedar Retaining Wall, and as usual a number of Studio A designed steel furniture pieces (under construction).  … Keep Reading→

    POSTED ON: December 1st, 2012
  • TARGET ART 2010 –


    Last year around Christmas, I stumbled across a load of beautiful vintage military targets –


    I was drawn to the color and texture of the paper,
    and the haunting black figure at varying scales (for shooting
    a various distances) .


    I began to collage with them and did a series of 7 collages
    while “on a Design Build Adventure” … (West Texas)
    that became the anchors of the body of work which I presented
    this year at the East Austin Studio Tour (#51 The Barn)


    Keep Reading→
    POSTED ON: November 28th, 2010


6 days ago

Design Build Adventure

Weld, swim, eat, drink, hike, at amazing Texas ranchDon't miss the opportunity to get outside, get your hands dirty and explore the outdoors in an exciting new way. Join Explore Ranches Design Build Adventure and Dan Dyer in partnership with Tecovas and YETI at Cowboy Camp at Hudsepth River Ranch. The weekend activities will take place at the headwaters of the Devils River from October 4-6. Participants will get to swim, weld a special design project to assist in the open-fire cooking for Saturday night's dinner, enjoy a special drink from Garrison Brothers Distillery, listen to live music and so much more. Use the link below to register today. Only three tickets left!
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