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Founded in 2005



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


Video 01:
the EMMY AWARD WINNING short documentary film about me
Mwanzi by ONCE FILMS for their critically acclaimed Spotlight Series.

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:
the newly released trailer for the upcoming short film debut of DEMOND MEEK that i have the incredible honor of being featured in. stay tuned for the full length release!

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.

— for more MEDIA click here.



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..



to view more extensive play-by-play project fabrication and installation photos please visit the Mwanzi Co.
Facebook page.








a spotlight via play-by-play photos on the Mwanzi Co. Facebook page of some of my projects currently in fabrication at the studio.
— for more PRESS coverage click here.  










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: ), 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.

NOVEMBER 03, 2015

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.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
So this happened last week. I'm going to be featured in another commercial. This time it's for a  worldwide campaign and that's all I can say until it launches, so stay tuned.

AUGUST 17, 2015
finally completed, delivered and set up the 50 FEET of custom, hand made OUTDOOR PLANTER BOXES delivered to the popular Tree House Vegetarian Restaurant today in the South Grand district. SEE PHOTOS




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


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