PRINCIPAL | LEAD DESIGNER
Henry DeFauw has been creating architectural and furniture metalwork for 21 years, and since 2003 through his firm DeFauw Design & Fabrication. He learned woodworking in his father’s woodshop in Michigan, and went on to earn a BA in commercial illustration and graphic design at Detroit’s Center for Creative Studies. Since then he has worked in commercial, medical and technical illustration and graphic design; in film and television as a prop and set designer and builder; architectural restoration; fine art restoration, handling and installation; as a sculptor and painter showing in the US and Europe; as a macrobiotic chef in the US and Europe; and in his current role as principal and lead designer at DD&F.
ASSOCIATE DESIGNER | LEAD DRAFTSMAN
Jimmy came to DDF shortly after receiving his Master of Architecture degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He also holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Architecture from Ball State University, not far from his hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana. Jimmy’s design philosophy is rooted at the intersection of traditional craft, material sensibility and modern aesthetic.
When not crunching numbers for small businesses, Dan Kluger can be found playing guitar in the Pork Pies, an old-time square dance band. He’s also been seen playing banjo for the vegetables at the Farmers Market.