Trained as both an engineer and musician, Todd has always been fascinated with opportunities that combine technical and artistic challenges. In addition, his interests in cognitive science and learning theory combine and fuel his passion for developing exhibits that entertain, engage, educate and inspire.

After 18 years as an international project management consultant, Todd had an opportunity to change directions and he launched 42DF with his friend and partner, Jack Kacian, and his wife, Christine. Today 42 Design Fab has a diverse and talented team of exhibit professionals, and they are doing their best work ever!

Outside of 42DF, Todd enjoys being outdoors – hiking, cycling, exploring, and he also enjoys coaching ski racing in the White Mountains of NH in the winter.

Todd Harris

Chris handles all project administration needs, and behind the scenes assures that procurement and logistics needs are met for each project.
When she’s not wrangling the rest of Team 42, she can often be found working with horses in some capacity. Prior to 42DF, she trained, taught, and managed at several horse farms, and coached at the college level.

When she’s not with horses, she’s out running with her dog, Pepper (42DF Security Director)

Office Manager
Christine Harris

Dashiell came to 42 from the theater and live entertainment world. Originally from northern California, he started out as a fabricator for theatrical scenery working with wood, metals, plastics, and more. He also has experience in lighting, video, and audio system design, automation design and programming, and project planning/budget development.
At 42, he focuses on CAD modelling, CNC programming, mechanical design, lighting, and other electronics. He holds an M.F.A. in Technical Design and Production from the Yale School of Drama, and a B.A. in Theatre Arts from San Francisco State University.
In his free time, he can be found playing with his cat (Pig), biking around the beautiful Pioneer Valley, and coming up with exciting new things to cook.

Technical Director
Dashiell Menard

Ian is the ultra-flexible fabricator of the bunch. His skills range from cabinetry and basic woodworking skills, to CNC work, to acrylic vitrines, to metal fabrication.


He has recently taken over as the lead fabricator in the metal shop, where he can be found machining on the lathe, drill press, or Bridgeport Mill. More often than not though, he can be found with a welding torch in his hand and a smile on his face.


With his broad skill set and about a 90% install attendance rate, Ian is the man to have on an install site. His focus on presentation, efficiency, and organization keep clients happy while their new work is being installed.


Outside of 42, Ian can usually be found playing sports with friends, or sampling the local cuisine.

Lead Metal Fabricator
Ian Harris

Sarah is an Industrial Designer by training and has experience in all areas of the design process.  She has skills with conceptualization, 3D modeling, prototyping and fabrication, graphic design, and client communication.  She has experience working in both a wood shop and metal shop and is always eager to experiment and learn about new techniques and materials.

Sarah is new to New England and spends a lot of time exploring the Pioneer Valley.  Along with that, you can often find her in a pottery studio playing with mud.

Exhibit Designer
Sarah Ahart

Anthony originally comes from beautiful Puerto Rico, where he was born into a family of cabinetmakers and woodworkers. His passion was nurtured from a young age as he grew up following his father around the woodshop, and learning fine craftsmanship.

In his spare time, he is enjoying exploring the Pioneer Valley with his family, and discovering new eateries. He is also an avid basketball and soccer fan.

Lead Wood Fabricator
Anthony Burgos
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