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 [...]

Oct. 29

 

DESIGN DICTIONARY: Marquetry versus Parquetry

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 MARQUETRY:  use of wood veneers inlayed to elaborately decorate furniture, typically involving pictorial designs and Read more [...]
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