Shaker: Function, Purity, Perfection

Shaker: Function, Purity, Perfection

by David Stocks


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Shaker: Function, Purity, Perfection is an homage to the traditional Shaker values of grace
and simplicity. Featured are twenty-eight essential pieces that highlight the defining elements of Shaker design and demonstrate a dedication to perfection. Designer and furniture expert
Sir Terence Conran speaks about the profound Shaker influence on twentieth-century furniture, and David Stocks and Jerry Grant of the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon illustrate Shaker history, tradition, and the furniture-making techniques that ensured lasting value and beauty. By David Stocks, Jerry Grant, and Sir Terence Conran

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614284277
Publisher: Assouline
Publication date: 03/31/2015
Series: Icons Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David Stocks has led the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon as its president since 2007. Prior to that he was involved in preservation organizations and led an effort to create an urban rail-to-trail park in Dallas, Texas.

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