We gave two furniture designers with different personal styles one day to transform the same mass-market vanity from The HomeDepot, turning a basic table and mirror into something way more personalized and expressive. Designer Leonard Bessemer describes his style as sculptural and irreverent while Alex Hsu calls his work thoughtful and colorful - but whose upscaled vanity would fit most comfortably in your home?
More of Leonard's work can be found at: objectsforobjects.com More of Alex's work can be found at: alexhsudesign.com
Images of Alex's previous work courtesy of Sienna Smith and Sam Jackson. Images of Leonard’s previous work, courtesy of Leonard Bessemer.
Special thanks to LA Woodshop for hosting while filming with Alex. LA Woodshop is a space for classes, scholarships, and community to support woodworkers and the craft of woodworking. Check out there offerings lawoodshop.com/
Director: Meg Sutton Director of Photography: Brody Anderson Editor: Shandor Garrison Starring: Leonard Bessemer & Alex Hsu
Senior Producer: Alyssa Marino, Vara Reese Line Producer: Joseph Buscemi Associate Producer: Landrie Hatcher Production Manager: Andressa Pelachi Production & EQ Coordinator: Peter Brunette Production Coordinator: Carol Wachockier Casting Producer: Vanessa Brown
Camera Operator: Cooper James Sound Mixer: Will Miller Production Assistant: Phillip Arliss
Photographer: Chase Lewis
Post Production Supervisor: Alexa Deutsch Post Production Coordinator: Jarrod Bruner Supervising Editor: Doug Larsen Additional Editor: Paul Tael Assistant Editor: Diego Rentsch
- 0:00 Introduction 0:35 Part We - Designing 1:37 Part II - Building 9:32 Part III - Unveiling
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