Jan. 26

 

DESIGN DICTIONARY: Fauteuil and Bergere

by Lynn Byrne

"If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk." "The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms."-Socarates In searching for images for this post, I discovered that these two terms are rarely used correctly.  Most people use Read more [...]

Jan. 22

 

DESIGNER WHO’S WHO: Edward Wormley

by Lynn Byrne

"Modernism means freedom—freedom to mix, to choose, to change, to embrace the new but to hold fast to what is good."--Edward Wormley  I wrote a post on Edward Wormley about a month after I first started blogging and it remains a good read. Read more [...]

Jan. 19

 

DESIGN DICTIONARY: Klismos Chair

by Lynn Byrne

"If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk." "The beginning of wisdom, is the definition of terms"--Socrates Klismos Chair: A form of chair first developed by the  Ancient Greeks and seen on pottery and stone from that period. The Read more [...]

Dec. 04

 

Design Dictionary: Ferrule and Sabot

by Lynn Byrne

"If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk." "The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms."--Socrates FERRULE AND SABOT: When referring to furniture, ferrule or sabot  are synonyms and both mean a metal cap at the end of Read more [...]

Nov. 10

 

DESIGN DICTIONARY: Apron

by Lynn Byrne

"If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk." "The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms."--Socrates APRON: No you don't wear it, and I am not planning a post on "apron" front sinks.  As the term pertains to furniture, the Read more [...]
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