The marquetry clad surfaces of LINLEY’s new LIGHTSCAPE collection evoke the interplay of light across the reflective glass and steel facades of 21st century urban architecture. This collection by David Linley and his studio demonstrates that marquetry’s narrative and visual impact is beginning to find contemporary expression.
New York city native Asher Israelow graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with degrees in architecture and fine arts before establishing his Brooklyn-based studio and practice. His web site’s About page states: “Drawing on his training as an architect and a love of lore, Asher designs for the modern explorer. All the materials are ethically […]
Violeta Galan is a London-based, Romanian-born artist and designer-maker who metamorphosed her career as a structural design engineer after being dazzled by the expressive power and iridescence of straw marquetry.
Loy Davis Martin custom designs and handcrafts fine furniture pieces that manifest his clients’ aesthetic aspirations and functional needs.
Scott Grove likes to capture a passion or theme and subtly incorporate it into the design so the piece will be more meaningful to the client. “I enjoy the challenge of the spiral, which is one of the more difficult patterns to create. In this case an interlocking spiral raised the bar and also captured the relationship theme I wanted to express. Contrasting the walnut burl fronts with a textured and patina silver-leafed case was also a perfect complement,”