Casper Mork-Ulnes is an award-winning San Francisco Designer whose work has been published widely. An avid outdoorsman, it has been rumored that the concept for The Cabana originated from Caspers quest for the ideal fishing cabin. Norwegian born, Casper was raised in Norway, Italy, Scotland, and the US.
In addition to his responsibilities at Modern Cabana, Casper is also Principal of Mork-Ulnes Design , a San Francisco Design firm known for its innovative use of materials and designs that are connected to their place. Previously, Casper was a Senior Designer and Project Manager at Pfau Architecture. He holds a Masters degree in Architecture from Columbia University and an Undergraduate degree from CCA.
In his 10+ years of design, Casper has worked on projects for clients including: BMW, Swatch, Dominican University, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Reebok, University of the Pacific McGeorge school of law and multiple private developers.
Founder Nick Damner is a Contractor, tinkerer and avid cyclist who hopes to be the first man to carry his home on the back of his bike. A respected Bay Area Carpenter, Nick has been managing complex commercial and residential building projects for many years. A graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, Nick is a licensed contractor in the State of California.
At Modern Cabana, Nick oversees all sourcing, manufacturing and project management activities, including working hand-in-hand with clients to ensure Modern Cabana produces each Cabana exactly as requested.