500 Tables: Inspiring Interpretations of Function and Style
Ray Hemachandra, Julie Hale
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2009 - Design - 419 pages
These 500 tables are more than just practical places to set a coffee cup or notepad; theyre inspired works of art. Esteemed juror Andrew Glasgow has selected a wide array of styles and forms, from pieces that showcase masterful woodwork to ones that feature alternative materials and aesthetic sensibilities. The striking examples include Gord Peteranıs end table fashioned from swirling red electrical wire, Boris Ballyıs small square transit table made of recycled aluminum traffic signs, and Stephen Whittlesey's "Eddy," which uses driftwood, salvaged oak, and chestnut. More than 300 artists are featured, and every work offers readers stunning craftsmanship, constant surprise, and beauty.
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A woodworker's treasureUser Review - jasperb - Overstock.com
This is one of a "500" series that woodworkers and other furniture makers must have. Many of these tables will inspire creativity when designing your own table. ... Read full review