Not Just A Place to Sit

Made by David Haig

Made by David Haig

I want this rocking chair even though I already have two.

Exquisitely simple yet this English sycamore Signature rocker has light organic shapes that are most alluring.

These designs are products of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, Maine. This is a school where the craft of woodworking has been elevated to an art form.

Made by David Upfill-Brown

Made by David Upfill-Brown

The students are obviously encouraged to use their imagination. I’ll take this chair as well. Almost three legged in its appearance but still managing to wrap itself around you. Again there is a natural tendency to view the chair as part of a tree rather than wood furniture.

Made by Akiko Yokoyama

Made by Akiko Yokoyama

Here is another interesting place to sit. A maple veneer stool that reminds me of a wrapped up box where the curved surfaces instill an organic feeling.

Photo credits: Lloyd Park/courtesy Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Billy Cunningham, Jim Dugan

Special thanks to AD

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