I’ve spent part of this summer working at Cross Campus in Santa Monica. It’s a workspace for individuals and small companies. You can read more about it in this recent Forbes post. I originally met the founders Ronen and Dan at a JS.LA meetup almost immediately after they signed the lease on the space. I liked their ideas for the space and tackled various projects for them as the built it out over the following months. I also built the Ninja Cola machine there. Here are a couple things I built for Cross Campus:
The bar tops are all bamboo and I stained them using natural tung oil.
The bar cabinetry is all used wine boxes I stained and then constructed hinged, lockable doors for. Here’s another photo of them in process.
The final touch was backlighting the giant steel structural X’s behind the main stage. They’re sound reactive and I built the controller on a Dom Perignon lid.
My favorite thing at Cross Campus though is something I didn’t build: the massive rolling work tables with powerstrips.