Welcome to Found Object Designs

Patrick Lally

My background

For many years I've been collecting ephemera and odd objects that have accumulated in my home in various piles and sometimes an actual vignette.  I began assembling these usually aesthetically connected items into collages, which has evolved into illuminated boxes.  I derive a great deal of satisfaction in connecting the disparate into harmony, uniting two entirely different things into something that suddenly has a natural logic.

My experience

I have a broad history in retail with an emphasis on Visual Merchandising and Display.  Working at Urban Outfitters was a sort of creative bootcamp that spawned some of my appreciation for certain aesthetics.  Throughout the 90's I participated in Juried Craft shows with my enterprise "Lallygaggin" which emphasized home furnishings made from architectural cast offs.  That business eventually morphed into a retail shop in Boston called "Shelf Life."  And now by day I work as Retail Services Manager for a major hospital.


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Found Object Design

195 Lamartine St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, US

(617) 875-6988

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