Lawrence Gene Newman,
Furniture Artist

Conscious design and fabrication of modern furniture, fixtures, lighting.…

I've had tools in my hands since I was a young boy. Today I'm grateful for the mechanical aptitude that was developed as I was growing up. Today I have a passion for functional design and sustainability. In my SE Portland shop I work to create a foundation for designs that will outlive us. Working in alternative and repurposed materials, bamboo, glass, steel and wood...
I enjoy looking at the spatial relationships between the things we adorn our built environments and habitats with. Call it my approach to Feng Shui and how we and our energies move in a space...

Artist Images

Bamboo and steel coffee table with magazine/book drop.


Art-deco inspired entertainment cabinet


Bamboo and patina on steel dining table and benches.


Wood book boxes


Illuminated garden/deck screen.


Bamboo and steel butcher block island, on casters.


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