Derek’s career as a designer and photographer has led him to diverse disciplines including fashion, architecture and medicine. He’s photographed barbecue and body parts, football stadiums and floral handbags. As a contributor to HGTV.com, he develops design-forward DIY projects for anyone looking to advance their skills in woodworking, welding, and home improvement. When he’s not in the garage or photo studio, or chasing his Australian shepherd, Derek can be found in (or under) his VW Eurovan.
DIY Daybed Swing01:12
Kick back and relax on this lounge-friendly daybed swing.