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Encyclopaedia of furniture

Encyclopaedia of furniture

an outline history of furniture design in Egypt, Assyria, Persia, Greece, Rome, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Germany, England, Scandinavia, Spain, Russia, and in the Near and Far East up to the middle of the nineteenth century, with 659 illustrations arranged on 320 plates

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Published by McBride in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by authorities in various countries under the general direction of Dr. Hermann Schmitz ... and with an introduction by H.P. Shapland
    ContributionsSchmitz, Hermann, 1882-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14956692M

    Frank Lloyd Wright is the undisputed leader. But American intellectuals and designers cheered strong nativism. In the 18th dynasty c. In the early years of the twentieth century, Gustave Stickley sponsored furniture franchises from Los Angeles to Boston. It was the first US Navy ship to be designed from the start of construction as an aircraft carrier. Rome thus took over production and distribution of Greek furniture, and the boundary between the two is blurred.

    Specialty craftsmen, upholsterers, inlay makers, turners, carvers, and gilders working as allied artists became the staple of the urban furniture industry. Rome gradually superseded Greece as the foremost culture of Europe, leading eventually to Greece becoming a province of Rome in BC. They had been performing in small clubs in Liverpool and in Hamburg, West Germany, when the original drummer was replaced in by Ringo Starr. It recommended the introduction of lighter trees rather than those with dense canopies. Virtually no furniture from ancient Greece has survived, so it is known today only through pictures on vases and other items and from a few written descriptions. Known collectively as Craftsman or Mission, their furniture designs incorporated smooth rounded edges, elaborately pegged joints, and sometimes-intricate, sinuous inlay.

    Through intense and self-critical teamwork, the Eames Office was the first to translate the theoretical approach of the Bauhaus into commercially successful design for a mass market. Immediately after World War IIAmerican furniture design again came into its own, based on models developed just prior to the war. Knoll also fully integrated graphic design into its program, with photography and advertising by masters such as Herbert Matter and Massimo Vignelli. He was the 18th of 21 children, only three of whom lived beyond infancy. This abundantly illustrated monograph tells the story of modern furniture in Czechoslovakia and the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, from the first half of the nineteenth century the Biedermeier period to the late twentieth century.


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Encyclopaedia of furniture book

The Story of Eames Furniture is the benchmark reference on the subject. The Egyptians used thin veneers of wood glued together for coffin cases; this gave great durability.

Turned legs largely replaced rectangular ones. Within a few years architectural characteristics such as pediments, cornices, and pilasters became prominent. Together with his lead employee, the Hungarian designer Paul Horti, who had worked on the Austrian exhibition at the fair, they created a distinctly European look in their furniture, distinguished by its use of inlays, applied carving, and painted designs.

While much admired, items were wildly expensive, resulting in a very limited following. Heckscher, Morrison H. Nero was proclaimed an adult in 51 at the age of This armchair was often of wickerworkwood, or stone.

In Italy fine built-in bookcases with pilasters, or recessed columns, sometimes with statues or carved urns on the cornice, also made their appearance in the 17th century. This development greatly reduced the industrial process and would have immense consequences after the war.

It concerned Terri Schiavo, an American woman who suffered brain damage. By mid-century this Baroque style was displaced by the graceful curves, shining ormoluand intricate marquetry of the Rococo style, which in turn gave way around to the more severe lines of Neoclassicismmodeled after the architecture of ancient Greece and Rome.

In his last cricket innings, Donald Bradman needed only 4 runs to attain a test cricket batting average off Loudon also developed plans for industrial worker housing and solar heating systems.

While wood and metal dominated American furniture design historically, plastic and fiberglass slowly became a visible furniture material by the early s. The eccentric end of the movement is represented by Charles Rohlfs, who established his own furniture workshop in Buffalo, New York, inand soon was making entire rooms of furniture for wealthy clients throughout the United States.

All were drawn from life, many being from the parkland grounds of Syon Houseone of the homes of the Duke of Northumberland to whom the work was dedicated, or from Loddiges ' arboretum. Knees on high chests and chairs sometimes appear to buckle under the weight of scalloped shells and volutes.

He completed the term of Mississippi Senator Jefferson Davis, who had resigned to become president of the Confederacy.

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Plantings were labelled extensively. Documentary evidence is provided chiefly by relief carvings. They normally had a straight front, the doors of the lower portion revealing drawers when open.

Basic classical revival needs were also satisfied by Thomas Sheratonwhose Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book, issued in four parts —found immediate resonance.

John Claudius Loudon

In the past century the Church has grown both extensively and intensively among English-speaking peoples. At much the same time, Duncan Phyfe began to make his reputation in New Yorka reputation based on a still much-admired classical style. This aesthetic continued to lead at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

Gehry designed domestic furniture using paper—a laminated corrugated construction he named Easy Edges rocking chair. Pompeian wall paintings show that plain, undecorated wooden tables and benches were used in kitchens and workshops, and some household possessions were kept in cupboards with panelled doors.

Chicago represented the apotheosis of the "American Renaissance," through Daniel Burnham's insistence on European beaux-arts influences.

Furniture construction was simple, medieval, and based on few tools. The craftsmen who were gathered together by the crown in the Gobelins' workshops outside Paris produced tapestries, metalwork, and furniture for the palace at Versailles under the direction of Charles Le Brun from This website contains the complete contents of the volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15, articles and illustrations.

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Furniture can be a product of design and is considered a form of decorative art. In addition to furniture's functional role, it can serve a symbolic or religious purpose. It can be made from many materials, including metal, plastic, and wood.

Furniture can be made using a variety of woodworking joints which often reflect the local culture.