Austin Heitzman

Austin Heitzman
Portland, OR

I am a studio furniture maker. I work with wood because I love everything about the material, from the way it looks and feels to the challenges it presents. To me trees provide a reservoir of infinite fascination, with each species possessing a character and personality all its own.

Exploration is the key to my process. There is always something over the horizon no matter how far you have already walked. I push the potential of my medium through constantly exploring new design influences, ever challenging joinery and underutilized species of lumber. My studio practice entails... more

Orbit Coffee Table
Cahn Shelf
Cahn Shelf