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mission furniture

An American style arising from the British Arts and Crafts movement, which inspired Gustav Stickley (1854–1942) to found his own The New York Firm (1898–1915). It made simple, massive oak pieces with cloth, canvas, or leather upholstery, as did the Royston Community (1895–1938). Stickley’s magazine The Craftsmen (1901–15) spread the gospel of utility of design to the west coast.
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The planned complementary tasks: Mission OPC (Scheduling, Management and Coordination); Cost Global Mission (determination of operating and maintenance costs, the justification of architectural and technical choices by analyzing the overall cost of the book); Mission Furniture (definition and choice of movable equipment) optional; Mission signage (treatment of signage) optional; Assistance Mission to the project owner for the integration of plastic arts in the operation, optional.
But nearby sits a large assortment of expensive Mission furniture - a big draw that makes Putnam a destination for those buyers, according to owner Jerry Cohen, who said he is one of the biggest Mission furniture dealers in the U.S.
"Mission furniture has been around for a long time," he said.
Later, as Dard was not particularly interested in formal schooling, he learned to make Mission furniture. In 1904, he joined Elbert Hubbard's Roycroft School for hand-made arts and crafts in East Aurora, NY, where the practical skills of bookbinding, cabinet making, and typesetting were taught along with the arts and academic subjects.
Robert admires Jack's inventory, which is American art pottery, Mission furniture, Art Deco, Bakelite, and mid-century modern.
It wasn't long after I began to take an interest in Mission furniture that my eyes learned to look first for pegged joints.
A defining feature of mission furniture is the type of wood commonly used.
Homes are being furnished with everything from turn-of-the-century Mission furniture, to the sleek, modern styles of the 1920s and '30s, to the organic, sensuous modernism of the '50s, to the loud and colorful plastic goods of the '70s.
Also about this time, when Gus Stickley was building "plain" Craftsman and Mission furniture in oak, he made wicker chairs and settles in the same square-back, boxy, upright designs.
Mission-style pictures, designed to complement the popular Mission furniture, will also be unveiled.
Wendover's Glowing End Tables were intended as "just tables" incorporating the strong, bold lines of Mission furniture, but along the way, they acquired a feeling of Zen-like sculpture.

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