Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/samsdad/cobaltdesignworks.com/blog/wp-content/themes/canvas/functions/admin-hooks.php on line 160
Archive | Our Company RSS feed for this section

Cobalt Designworks’ New Metal Art Shop!

Cobalt Designworks is making the move from our small <400 sq ft space that has served us well in incubating the business into larger more comfortable digs that will allow us to grow.  The single story cinder block building located in uptown Vancouver, WA was built in 1960 and has in the past been home [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Corio & Frei Finalists for Public Art in Moscow, Idaho

This article ran on December 1, 2011 in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News talking about public art in Moscow, Idaho.  Read the full article online. Moscow Public Art Finalists: Art for the Masses Three in running for public art project commission By Alan Solan, Moscow-Pullman Daily News staff writer Next year at this time, a tiny [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Cobalt Designworks Featured in North Bank Magazine

We are thrilled to be featured in North Bank magazine’s winter 2011 edition.  The magazine focuses on Southwest Washington’s emerging urban lifestyles.  Thank you to the magazine’s editor Jessica Swanson who did a wonderful job capturing the essence of our custom metal work business and where we are heading.  Read the full article:  North Bank [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Treading Lightly

Dave and I view our business as an extension of who we are, so it only makes sense that we extend our passion for sustainability to the work we do.  Cobalt Designworks contributes to the health and well-being of Mother Earth in a myriad of ways: Our heirloom-quality architectural metalworks will last for generations. Metal [...]

Read full story Comments { 3 }

It All Started Here!

Here is a photo of my very first metal sculpture, Luna. I designed and created her back in 2001 when I took a welded sculpture class at Clark College just a few blocks away from our house. Luna is a statement of personal power; something I was just starting to regain on my journey to [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

A Little About Us, Our Art and Our Process

Dave and I play on our differences to create sculpture together.  We are yin and yang.  Dave is linear thinking; inspired by high craftsmanship, process, lines & angles and order.  I have a more free-flowing way of going about things.  I am inspired by my surroundings – the environment and the people around me, and [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

CO-BALT defined in simple terms

From Chem4Kids.com:  http://www.chem4kids.com/files/elements/027_speak.html The first thing most people think of when they hear the word cobalt is the color blue. While the purified metal is a grey steel color, the salts that include cobalt atoms are many shades of blue. The element has been used for hundreds of years, but was named in 1735 by [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Cobalt Designworks in The ReDirect Guide

Check us out in the Redirect Guide The ReDirect Guide is the one-stop sustainable lifestyle directory and resource guide featuring hundreds of qualified green and eco/earth-friendly businesses and organizations in the Portland, Oregon & Vancouver, Washington region. Look for us in the book version which comes out on Earth Day — April 22nd.

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Who we are

Artist Jennifer Corio and craftsman Dave Frei together create custom architectural and sculptural elements using a wide variety of metals and fabrication techniques.  Our portfolio includes distinctive gates, railings, doors and signs that provide our clients with a dual composition of art and function.  We also design and build sculptures for public and private collections.  We enjoy [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }