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Carol Jackson

Carol Jackson Furniture

"The warmth of an exquisite piece of wood in a cool contemporary design -- that to me is a thing of beauty."

Many of Carol Jackson's contemporary furniture pieces are designed around mathematical and scientific principles. Captivated at an early age by the beauty inherent in physics and math, she majored in those fields and now brings ideas from the world of science to her artistry. Topics ranging from geometric theorems to the behavior of subatomic particles provide inspiration for her unique designs.

Jackson places exceptional pieces of naturally finished wood in starring roles, supported by contrasting elements of ebonized ash and satin anodized aluminum. Inlays of ebony and aluminum express the design concept. This palette of materials, together with spare but elegant forms, define her unique contemporary style.

After earning degrees in physics, math, and computer science and working for 25 years in software engineering, Jackson followed her heart to the study of architecture and furniture design. Through a three-year graduate program at the University of Oregon, she focused on furniture design and received a master of architecture degree. With more than 35 years of woodworking experience, she brings her designs to reality.

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Cherish the Earth
Wood & Metal Coffee Table

$ 3,280
Beech Bench
Wood Bench

$ 3,400
Parallelograms
Wood Coffee Table

$ 2,480
Moonrise
Wood Console Table

$ 2,380
Fibonacci II
Wood Console Table

$ 1,990
Super Moon
Wood Coffee Table

$ 2,380
Phi
Coffee Table

$ 3,680
One Fourteen
Wood & Aluminum Coffee Table

$ 2,230
$ 1,115
Quantum Mechanics
Wood Coffee Table

$ 1,920
Fibonacci
Wood & Aluminum Console Table

$ 2,280
Floating Square
Wood & Aluminum Side Table

$ 1,190
Table of Sines and Cosines
Wood & Aluminum Coffee Table

$ 1,860
Fluid Dynamics
Wood & Aluminum Console Table

$ 1,990
Breeze
Wood and Metal Console Table

$ 1,950
Pyramid Side Table
Wood & Metal Side Table

$ 1,240
U Side Table
Wood & Metal Side Table

$ 1,190
Ebony Squared
Wood Console Table

$ 2,490
Suspended Cubes
Wood Console Table

$ 3,800
Go conFigure
Wood Coffee Table

$ 2,340
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
8th Annual Rising Stars Furniture Makers Show, Seattle, Washington, Northwest Woodworkers Gallery, 2016
Oregon Made for Interiors, Eugene, Oregon, Maude Kerns Art Center, 2017
Philadelphia Furniture Show, Philadelphia, PA, 23rd Street Armory, 2018
Oregon Home Structure + Style Awards, Furniture Design, Portland, OR, Portland Center Stage, 2018
American Craft Council Show, San Francisco, CA, Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, 2019
American Craft Council Show, San Francisco, CA, Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, 2020