January 21, 2011

wac for HFG

wac for HFG - Learn about wacdesignstudio's custom furniture comission and all the details on the Grand Opening of Houston Fixed Gear's new location!

We hope that 2011 is treating you well and that this year you get to reach all your goals. We've been really busy working on custom furniture pieces for our first commision-based project for Houston Fixed Gear.

Houston Fixed Gear
is a Montrose-area custom fixed gear bike maker and bicycle parts retailer that established back in 2009. It used to be a small storefront on Westheimer Road, but like many sucessful businesses, they quickly outgrew the original location and Rosi Ruiz, proprietor and store manager, decided to move to a bigger and better space just a few blocks away.

Since the concept behind
Houston Fixed Gear is to encourage people to design their bikes, their lifestyle and the spaces around them, Houston Fixed Gear teamed up with us to design and build the interior of the new store.

Borrowing elements and ideas from previous projects like
Furniture Sale on North Freeway transaction desk, display units and seating units. Every piece was built using local resources and incorporating the design sensibilities that define our brand. and taking into consideration functionality and needs of the client, we designed and fabricated key furniture pieces that include the

You're Invited to the Grand Opening Party!

Please, join us for the Grand Opening Celebration of Houston Fixed Gear on Friday January 28 at the new location (2309 Dunlavy @ Fairview) from 7-10pm.

This exciting indoor and outdoor event will showcase many bikes from various designers as well as custom bicycles that can be designed to match anyone’s liking! Talented, and “secretly” well known street artist, DUAL will have plenty of art for sale and wacdesignstudio will be there to show you around the store and the furniture pieces built for HFG.

Fusion Taco and Melange Creperie will be selling an array of tasty food in the courtyard while party goers will groove to tunes by DJs Dayta, Elroy Boogie and Squincy Jones, both inside and out all night long. Models in bike wear and accessories will be displaying looks sold at Houston Fixed Gear as they pass rum tastings and cocktails generously donated by Brugal Rum.

This event will be fun for bike enthusiasts, curious and interested bike novices and just those looking for a fun Friday night event! To rsvp you can go to Facebook or send an email to rsvp@thecannonaffair.com.

We hope to see you there!

More About Houston Fixed Gear

In addition to bicycle products, Houston Fixed Gear offers services such as custom bike design, assembly, bike tune-ups, sizing, parts replacement and scheduled maintenance. The new store is located at 2309 Dunlavy Street, Houston, Texas 77006. Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-7pm; Saturday & Sunday 12-6pm (unless Rosi is out riding). Phone: 713.408.6618. website: http://www.houstonfixedgear.com. Twitter: @houstonfixed.

All images courtesy of wacdesignstudio.

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