Los Angeles-based lighting and furniture designer Brendan Ravenhill is leading an interesting life. From a youth in West Africa, to running a growing studio in Los Angeles, he's made stops along the way that involve lobstering, boat-building, academia and a Schindler house.
In this episode, Brendan reveals how profound grief led him to find solace in making things with his hands. While he's got a rigorous work-ethic, play tops his list of to-dos. He shares with us the story of his unusual courtship with his now-wife, and melts us like buerre with his French. Listen now:
Brendan talks about the experience of raising a barn and meeting someone special. With that come-hither gaze, I'm guessing that was his future-wife taking the picture...
Fresh off his recent visit to his childhood town in Cote d'Ivoire, Brendan shares these compelling images with us.
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