Covers the major historical movements in furniture design (from prehistoric periods through contemporary times) and includes parts of the world that traditional history books ignore or under-serve, such as Africa and China.
Combines coverage of early periods and later periods in one comprehensive, well-illustrated, authoritative volume. Focuses on innovation and change at the key moments and connections in the evolution of style.
Contemporary furniture, designed and made by 72 US woodworkers who are members of The Furniture Society, headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina. Seating, case furniture, and accessories demonstrate the healthy state of handmade furniture.