Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

The Red Couch

Dawn Thomas and Robert van de Walle create kinetic sculptures inspired by a found red velvet couch. Their collaborations are a vehicle for inspiring others and building relationships with other creative, resourceful people.

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Robert van de Walle

Following up his childhood obsession with things that go, Robert designs and builds human powered vehicles to solve specific sustainability issues.

Dawn Thomas

I am an Artist, Maker, and Art/Make Educator, living in Northern California. In addition to painting, I love to build large, kinetic vehicles with my partner, Bob Van de Walle.