alice is the founder and creative director of alice tacheny design. she has designed furniture for both very small and very large companies, and in late 2009 started a design consultancy specializing in product and furniture design. alice debuted her first collection of furniture at the international contemporary furniture fair in may 2012. alice's discipline is influenced both by a lifelong love of craft and a deep connection to the objects she designs and creates. her inspiration derives from experimentation with raw materials and converging forms, and results in designs that embody simplicity and an understated grace. alice tacheny design is located in san rafael, ca.