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© 2005-2016. Mwanzi Co., LLC.
Founded in 2005

 


No Boundaries. Styles Upon Styles.

 

   
 
 

 

I am honored to partner with
JORD® to endorse their beautiful collection of hand-crafted, luxury, wood timepieces and co-design my very own signature wood watch. the limited edition watch will be available worldwide sometime this year, so stay tuned. Moments are greater than minutes and your watch should tell more than time. 
 

play-by-play photo galleries on the Mwanzi Co. Facebook page of some of my recently completed commercial and residential projects.
JORD

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I am honored to partner with NEW BALANCE® to endorse their new 2016 Made in USA collection of lifestyle footwear Made in USA Distinct Collection: Explore by Sea for a global campaign.
not only am i honored to be part of Team NB, but as a professional furniture maker, this is the first time a furniture maker has partnered with a major athletic and lifestyle shoe brand in a global marketing campaign.

 

 
New Balance

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I am honored to be the professional endorsement figure for the powerful, safe, and plant-derived WOOD POLISH product from BETTER LIFE®. Commercial customers can now enjoy 55% OFF using promo code: MWANZI. Offer applies to all BETTER LIFE® products — not just the Wood Polish. Call 1-877-CLN-HPNS and provide the promo code to get the discount.
 
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Video 01:
NEW a commercial i did for NEW BALANCE® as part of my exciting new contract to model and endorse the 2016 line Made in USA Distinct Collection: Explore by Sea, for a one year global campaign. the commercial is called 10 Years in the Making.

Video 02:
at Grant's Farm in October 2015 milling a massive sycamore log to make some custom furniture for PETER BUSCH, the great-grandson of ADOLPHUS BUSCH who founded ANHEUSER-BUSCH BREWERY in 1852 with his father-in-law EBERHARD ANHEUSER. im going to have this first log milled and kiln dried to make a custom DINING TABLE and some BENCHES, to name just a few. follow this exciting project here.
 

Video 03:
NEW the short film debut of acclaimed photographer DEMOND MEEK of which i had the honor of starring in. the film is titled I LOVE MY DAD. you can now watch the full length release on his website by clicking on the image below.

Video 04:
NEW i worked with Intuit Quickbooks to shoot a series of short video segments in my studio for their 2015-2016 campaign called "OWN IT". the year long campaign puts a spotlight on 48 small businesses in 11 cities across the country and airs six (6) short videos on the company. the video below is Episode 1 & 2 of 6 about me and my company.

Video 05:
the EMMY AWARD WINNING short documentary film about me
titled
Mwanzi by ONCE FILMS for their critically acclaimed Spotlight Series.
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the majority of my time is spent making one-of-a-kind, fully custom make-to-order furniture pieces for residential and commercial clients. however, the following featured products below are some of my standard make-to-order furniture pieces, available for sale in the specified style shown below and hand made upon purchase..


 




















































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a spotlight via play-by-play photos on the Mwanzi Co. Facebook page of some of my projects currently in fabrication at the studio.
 
 

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FEBRUARY 11, 2016

i''m pleased to announce that i've signed a partnership with NEW BALANCE to model and endorse their new 2016 line of Made in USA lifestyle footwear for a global campaign.

not only am i honored to be part of Team NB, but as a professional furniture maker, this is the first time a furniture maker has partnered with a major athletic x lifestyle shoe brand in a global marketing campaign. we have much more to share with you. stay tuned. www.newbalance.com


DECEMBER 24, 2015

FEAST MAGAZINE just came out with their highly anticipated, annual Tastemakers Issue and i was named a 2016 TASTEMAKER!

i'm so honored and thankful to be recognized in this way for my work in the restaurant industry, especially because this now marks the second time i've been named a TASTEMAKER by FEAST MAGAZINE!

you can read the feature written by BETHANY CHRISTO with photography by JONATHAN GAYMAN, online by clicking here, or you can read the digital issue on Page 70 ( read: http://bit.ly/1Tjyd7U ), or pick up a hard copy at stands throughout St. Louis and Kansas City.

NOVEMBER 14, 2015

i had the honor of being on stage with some very incredible people from the SAINT Louis area to receive our Delux Magazine POWER100 AWARD at the jam packed inaugural event. shout out to KEITH GRIFFIN II and the entire Delux Magazine team for creating this great event to celebrate the achievements of African-American millennials in Saint Louis. it was an honor to share a room packed with so many talented, brilliant and beautiful people doing great things in our great city.
www.deluxpower100.com

NOVEMBER 03, 2015

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ack at Grant's Farm milling 60" diameter SYCAMORE to make CUSTOM FURNITURE for my second (2nd) project for the BUSCH FAMILY. this time it's for PHILIP BUSCH the great-great-grandson of ADOLPHUS BUSCH who founded Anheuser-Busch Brewery in 1852. follow the project here.


 



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i've been fortunate to receive the following awards and/or recognition for my work:

· 2013 Feast Magazine TASTE MAKER
· 2015 Delux Magazine POWER 100 AWARD
· 2016 Feast Magazine TASTE MAKER
· 2015 - 2016 Better Life® Endorsement Figure
· 2016 New Balance® Endorsement Figure
 
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