Learning from an American Marquetry Master

Silas Kopf is being acknowledged as an American master with the James Renwick Alliance’s 2015 Master of the Medium Award and his marquetry workshops are in strong demand. Read all about it in this August update…

Craig Thibodeau’s Dogwood Marquetry Buffet

Craig Thibodeau’s expanding design vocabulary Craig Thibodeau sent photos of his new ‘dogwood marquetry buffet’, so I’ll focus this post on Craig’s dogwood theme – a fine example of marquetry’s affinity for natural imagery. In a recent post – Craig Thibodeau’s Art Deco Chess Table – I presented some of his Art Deco pieces. Silas […]

More Contemporary Art Marquetry

You will enjoy seeing Trippin’ Up, Jay Stanger’s 1993 piece at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City, and reading what he has to say about it. His approach opens my mind to studio furniture that playfully integrates function with sculpture in a way that I find enchanting – an unexpected affect… […]