DESIGN DICTIONARY: Sheraton Furniture

It can be tricky to distinguish between the furniture of the 3 greats in the 18th century, Hepplewhite, Sheraton and Chippendale, but there are noticeable differences.  The biggest overlap is between Sheraton and Hepplewhite furniture because they Read more [...]

FUSION: Artist Zoe Pawlak and Furniture Maker Jeff Martin Launch Artful Credenzas At ICFF

  Is it furniture?  Is it art? It's both. Launched at the 2015 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), artist Zoe Pawlak and designer Jeff Martin of Jeff Martin Joinery collaborated to create a new run of Martin's signature credenzas. Read more [...]

DESIGN DICTIONARY: Hepplewhite’s Most Iconic Design

  Hepplewhite, Sheraton, Chippendale--these are the three greats in  English furniture design from the 18th century.  They are all considered neoclassical.    How to tell them apart?  Well that will take several posts. But I have one Read more [...]


So how did a young dilettante who spent his comfortable youth dancing at balls with the likes of the Rothschilds and Daisy Fellowes, become a darling of the design cognoscenti with his creations achieving  more than $100,000 in today's market? Jean Read more [...]