The Furniture Machine

Furniture Since 1990

Author: Gareth Williams

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum

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Category: Design

Page: 174

View: 692

When did sofas become sexy? From the advent of aspirational design magazines like Wallpaper* to the popularity of interior design shows on television, all signs indicate that we are living in a boom time for furniture design. The Furniture Machine is the first in-depth book-length examination of the major trends and designers in contemporary furniture design over the last 15 years. More than 170 illustrations and designs from cutting-edge designers, including Philippe Starck, Ron Arad, and Marc Newson, illuminate the workings of the furniture industry during this exciting period. Attention is also given to the innovations of Italian manufacturers like Cappellini and B&B Italia, and to the increasing influence of conceptual design, making this an ideal survey for home enthusiasts as well as students of design. When did sofas become sexy? From the advent of aspirational design magazines like Wallpaper* to the popularity of interior design shows on television, all signs indicate that we are living in a boom time for furniture design. The Furniture Machine is the first in-depth book-length examination of the major trends and designers in contemporary furniture design over the last 15 years. More than 170 illustrations and designs from cutting-edge designers, including Philippe Starck, Ron Arad, and Marc Newson, illuminate the workings of the furniture industry during this exciting period. Attention is also given to the innovations of Italian manufacturers like Cappellini and B&B Italia, and to the increasing influence of conceptual design, making this an ideal survey for home enthusiasts as well as students of design.

Furniture History

The Journal of the Furniture History Society

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Electronic journals

Page:

View: 504

Furniture News

Author:

Publisher:

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Category: Furniture industry and trade

Page:

View: 852

Wood

Forestry, Marketing, Application

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Forests and forestry

Page:

View: 879

Woodworking Machines

Straight Talk for Today's Woodworker

Author: Fox Chapel Publishing

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 189

View: 422

A straightforward manual for all woodworkers, this reference offers essential information about the core tools of the woodworking trade. With a chapter devoted to each machine--including the table saw, radial arm saw, band saw, drill press, and jointer--there is plenty of guidance for the beginning woodworker and suggestions for those with more experience. Each chapter includes a detailed diagram of the tool, instructions on its use, and important safety information. Whether woodworkers are setting up a shop, looking to buy new tools, or just interested in getting more from the tools they already own, this essential guide delivers concise information on an array of woodshop equipment.

Tools for Machine Literature Searching

Semantic Code Dictionary, Equipment, Procedures

Author: James Whitney Perry

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Information storage and retrieval systems

Page: 972

View: 650