Event: WABUZ Brand Launch Party – Buffalo, NY

APRIL 27, 2024 / K ART GALLERY / 808 MAIN ST. / BUFFALO, NY / 6PM-9PM

SHOW DATE: April 28, 2024

VENUE: K ART GALLERY

REPRESENTING ENTITY: Case Study, Labs

SHOW TITLE: WABUZ: Pop Art Furniture Design

SHOW OBJECTIVE: To launch the WABUZ brand, encapsulating Ashley J MacDonald’s vision of integrating pop art and functionality in furniture design.

EXHIBITION THEME

Case Study Labs presents WABUZ, showcasing Ashley MacDonald’s vision of merging contemporary art with functional design. The focus is on how this integration leads to the creation of unique and resonant furniture pieces, blending artistic expression with practical utility.

Focus on Ashley’s creative journey leading to the creation of WABUZ, emphasizing her dedication to craftsmanship, artistry, and innovative design.

https://ashleyjmacdonald.com

Ashley MacDonald is an Indigenous Sculptural Furnitur-ist  designer and maker. Her work focuses on shape, material, proportion and adaptability. Renowned for her form-driven functional pieces that celebrate daily rituals. Ashley shares and strives to create an emotional bond with the user through storytelling and the use of natural material. 

2022 Featured in Prototype / Studio North at Toronto Interior Show – Toronto IDS

2021 Featured on Google Digital Mainstreet: Rompclomp Combines Fine Art and Furniture

2021 Commercial Project: Design + Build for De La Terre Cafe

2020 Pow Wow Pitch Semi-Finalist Video here @ 26:26

2019 NYC X Design Week – Wanted Design part of Launch Pad Exhibition

2019 Featured on Design Milk Blog: WantedDesign’s Launch Pad 2019 Participants

2018 Commercial Project: Design + Build for Coles Restaurant

2018 Installation Small Arms Society

2017 Toronto Offsite Design Festival – Craft Ontario

2016 Featured in Canadian Woodworking Magazine: Head of the Class – Issue 95