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.
Toby Winteringham’s theatrical Rep Credenza, commissioned for the Birmingham Reperatory Theatre’s hospitality suite, is a marquetry tribute to his father, Graham Winteringham. The recently refurbished theatre was originally designed and built under the direction of Graham Winteringham’s architectural firm in 1971.
Benjamin Graindorge designed two furniture pieces for the YMER&MALTA exhibit “Marquetry: The Sleeping Beauty” at Design Miami/Basel 2014. The names and furniture types of these commissions are: CloudInChest – a cabinet; and InMySkin – a table.