Tantalus Design is a Vancouver-based product design and fabrication firm founded in 2012 by brothers Shawn and James Kay.
Shawn is an industrial designer with more than a decade of experience building custom homes. Shawn holds a degree in Environmental Design from the UBC School of Architecture.
James' background is in materials science and industrial fabrication. He has a BASc in Integrated Engineering and a PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of British Columbia. James also teaches engineering design at Capilano University.
Tantalus Design values environmental responsibility. We are committed to using only ethically-sourced woods in our product line. All of their products are designed and created in their Vancouver studio.