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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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Pyramid Side Table
Wood & Metal Side Table

$ 980
Miscanthus
Wood Console Table

$ 2,360
Floating Square
Wood Side Table

$ 1,280
Ebony Squared
Wood Console Table

$ 2,290 - $ 2,750
Floating in Space
Wood Coffee Table

$ 4,460
Moonrise
Wood Console Table

$ 2,580 - $ 2,980
Table of Sines and Cosines
Wood Coffee Table

$ 2,360 - $ 2,760
Breeze
Wood Console Table

$ 1,750 - $ 1,960
Super Moon
Wood Coffee Table

$ 2,580 - $ 2,980
Either Or
Wood Side Table

$ 1,970
Cherish the Earth
Wood & Metal Coffee Table

$ 2,280
Beech Bench
Wood Bench

$ 3,200
Parallelograms
Wood Coffee Table

$ 2,780
Fibonacci II
Wood Console Table

$ 2,350
Phi
Wood & Metal Coffee Table

$ 3,580
Quantum Mechanics
Wood Coffee Table

$ 2,520
Fibonacci
Wood Console Table

$ 2,480
Fluid Dynamics
Wood & Metal Console Table

$ 2,250
U Side Table
Wood & Metal Side Table

$ 1,190
Suspended Cubes
Wood Console Table

$ 3,800
Go conFigure
Wood Coffee Table

$ 2,740
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
American Craft Council Craft Bash, Virtual, St. Paul, MN, 2020
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Virtual, Philadelphia, PA, 2021
American Craft Council Show, Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, San Francisco, CA, 2020
American Craft Exposition, Virtual, Chicago, IL, 2021
Oregon Home Structure + Style Awards, Furniture Design, Portland Center Stage, Portland, OR, 2018
American Craft Council Show, Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, San Francisco, CA, 2019
Oregon Home Structure + Style Awards, Furniture Design, Virtual, Portland, OR, 2020
American Craft Council Atlanta/Southeast Craft Week, Virtual, Atlanta, GA, 2021
Philadelphia Furniture Show, 23rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, PA, 2018
8th Annual Rising Stars Furniture Makers Show, Northwest Woodworkers Gallery, Seattle, Washington, 2016