Founded in 2004 by Rob Zinn, blankblank is a Northern California based company with a strong mission of creating beautiful, quality designs through the use of sustainable materials and cleaner manufacturing processes.
A designer for over 25 years, Mark Goetz is passionate about innovation, respectful of the environment, and ever mindful of human needs.
Through out his career, Goetz has been responsible for creating numerous collections of seating and furniture pieces with classically modern appeal. In 1998, Goetz was commissioned to design a sofa for the renowned Herman Miller Collection. The goal was to create an innovative piece that would still be compatible with the work of great design icons such as Charles & Ray Eames, George Nelson, and Isamu Noguchi. The Goetz Sofa is a design of beauty, comfort and functionality.
Mark served as Professor of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York for twenty years, and is Principal of his own firm, TZ Design.