Fall is here with crisp mornings and rich jewel-toned leaves. BLACK + GOLD is edgy, modern... and so incredibly perfect for October.
Those who know me know that mixing metals is one of my signature aesthetics. I love GRADIENT, but I wanted something even bolder. While designing the collection, I practically squealed when I first saw the palette of matte black paired with shiny gold. It's a striking combo and a total head-turner. To achieve the look, we purposefully oxidize sterling silver in our studio to create the gorgeously distinctive surface treatment that you see in so many CMD designs.
Virgos are the craftsmen and craftswomen of the zodiac, possessing a remarkable ability to pay attention to the tiniest of details. They find beauty in the most intricate aspects of life. Virgo possesses a profound sense of duty and responsibility, always striving for perfection [...]
I’ll never forget the first time I learned about Burning Man. It was 2001, I had just moved West and was working in an Oakland warehouse at a furniture design company. There were some people building these large sculptures for the event. When I asked what they were [...]
At the start of 2023, I made a pact with myself to find a better way to unplug this year. Not just for me, but for the whole CMD team. Being such a small company and team (there’s only five of us!), one person being out can add pressure to the already heavy workload. I'll be [...]