Even if you don't actually read books, chances are you like displaying them. It may be a pretentious front for your insecure intellect or that you simply like the color and texture they add to your home, but in either case, books can make a room sing.
Excited by the visual effect of a book collec
While his fellow soldiers dreamt of their girlfriends back home, a recent enlistee, Gerald Summers, fantasized about "doing things with wood." Wondering why the sudden preoccupation with this natural resource, Summers thought back. He recalled his days as a schoolboy (only about a year earlier) when
George Sowden began his career in the old school of design, before you could work from the comfort of your own bedroom with a computer on your lap. Sowden learned early the absolute necessity of working with others to avoid mistakes. Educated at the Gloucester College of Art, and later at the Olivett
When Toshiyuki Kita graduated from Naniwa College, Osaka, in 1964, he immediately became a furniture designer. After working in Italy for designers Mario Bellini and
Silvio Coppola, he quickly built a reputation as one of the "most European" of Japanese designers. This reputation stands today, as he