About Martin Alexander
My name is Martin Alexander Hernandez, but I like to go by Martin Alexander, and I am an artist designer maker. Now I know that sounds like a mess of a title but in three simple words it describes who I am and what I like to do. I graduated from California State University Long Beach in 2017 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 3D Media: Wood. I am currently between studio spaces but I still continue to make work one way or another. My work focuses on: craftsmanship, simple construction, reliable joinery, new technologies, studio craft methods, and batch production design.
An important aspect of my work is value. Value within material, value within design, value within labor, and value within cultural production.
I like to design and make furniture because it is a category of interior objects that we interact with everyday. I do believe that surrounding yourself with beautiful well made objects, constructed of ethically sourced materials and touched by honest hands, can improve an individuals quality of life.