Pull up a Chair and Join us!

To continue this serialized essay about how furniture functions as a key design element in DesignAgency’s interiors for The Broadveiw Hotel Café, let’s consider the balance of functional and symbolic design objectives that is achieved in the room’s main dining areas: the café chair dining range and the harvest table multi-use space. The dining areas … Continue reading Pull up a Chair and Join us!

Reading About Furniture

As part of my summer reading, I’m getting back to books that I have collected over the past year. One of these is Witold Rybczynski’s Now I Sit Me Down: From Klismos to Plastic Chair – A Natural History (2016). When it was first published last summer, Mark Medley interviewed Rybczynski for The Globe and … Continue reading Reading About Furniture