Yvonne Mouser is a San Francisco based artist, designer, and builder engaged in creative practice that spans furniture design, product, spaces, fine art, and events. 

As a designer Yvonne focuses on creating everyday objects that give meaning to experience or tell a story through their function.  They are simple, well crafted, and intentional pieces that are meant to be used. 

As an artist her work engages with the temporal nature of reality, exploring in between times flow to expose a process, reveal a fleeting moment or capture moments caught in transformation. 

Her practice is deeply rooted in the process of making, where ideas and techniques are supported by a hands on approach providing opportunities to experiment, test, and prototype, and the final results are executed with detail and craft.

Yvonne works both independently and with a diverse group of collaborators.  Her own design studio creates one of a kind objects and small run production pieces.  She is co-founder of New Factory a design studio and workshop, Thought for Food, where she focuses on the artifacts and experiences of eating, and, YMSF, a collaboration with Stella Fluorescent that explores utility, materials and scale.

Her work is included in private collections, and has been exhibited internationally and throughout the Bay Area including the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, the Museum of Craft and Folk Art, COPIA, the Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts, and the Headlands Center for the Arts.

 

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Yvonne Mouser in the Studio

CONTACT

info@yvonnemouser.com
(510) 290-9298

 

COLLABORATIONS

New Factory

Thought For Food

YMSF

 

INTERVIEWS

Designer Insights, February 2016

In The Make

Deep Craft

 

PRESS / PUBLICATIONS / LINKS

Hiyori Techo, Monthly - 005 2015, pg 32-39

San Francisco Chronicle - 6 July 2016

Food Player, Ginko Press, 2014

San Francisco Magazine - January 2013

Reinventing the Chicken Coop, Storey Publishing

Handful of Salt - Sweeping Gestures - April 2014

Paper Magazine - 2013

SFMCD Blog - August 2013

Nytt Rom - Nombar 30, 2013

7x7 - May 2013

Remodelista - January 2012

Inhabitat - Moose Residence

Glance - Fall 2012 - Keeping the Creative Flame Burning

SF Chronicle - Sunday, June 24, 2012

Glance - Spring 2012 - The Art of Food

Handful of Salt - Noticed

SF Gate - Fresh

Design Skool

Headlands Center for the Arts- 2012 Field Kit

The Mag

Alphonse Berber

500 Chairs - 2008

SF Weekly - August 2007

Glance - Spring 2006

American Craft - February Issue 2006

Woodwork Magazine - February 2006

San Francisco Chronicle - November 2005

 

CLIENTS AND COLLABORATORS

Mork-Ulnes Architects

Studio O+A

The Archery

Autofuss

Bot & Dolly

Dandelion Chocolate

Faraday Bikes

Front Cafe

Good Eggs

Headlands Center for the Arts

Leah Rosenberg