Eric is an accidental artist by way of formal design training. He attended Auburn University’s school of Industrial Design and obtained a Bachelors of Industrial Design in Product Development. After graduation Eric moved to Chicago to design furniture and unexpectedly built a photography studio with his wife and a fabrication shop to experiment with prototyping and batch production. One of his projects landed him in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2012. Since then he has twice become a father who is focused on sustaining a work life balance between the worlds of tech and craft.