Furniture

FURNITURE


THE FIRST AND FUTURE TABLE

By Federico Campagna

The origins of the table as a mechanism for meaning, meals and meeting beyond its status as a totem of interior design and consumption. Read more

 

INFORMAL ARRANGEMENTS

By Michael Wolf

Improvised seating using discarded items in the back alleys of Hong Kong: the 'bastard chairs' present an urban still life. See more

 

ARCHITECTS AND FURNITURE:
A 20TH-CENTURY STORY

By Alan Powers

Alan Powers takes a look at the entrepreneurial drive which transformed Modernist cult objects into classics. Read more

VERNACULAR FURNITURE

By Max Creasy

Max Creasy documents the ad hoc, contemporary vernacular furniture he encountered in Crete. See more

 

THE PHILOSOPHY OF FURNITURE

By Edgar Allan Poe

In this delightfully opinionated essay from 1840, Poe hands out furnishing tips backed up with his notions of good and bad taste. Read more