By its very name, brutalism in design often evokes thoughts of edginess, hard corners, sharp ends, and well, a brutal approach to design. However, it's more than that.
In this Furniture Detective column Fred Taylor tackles three reader inquiries about dissolving wood glue, examining repair details to assess age, and modern history of Hitchcock chair design.
It's said helping others is a reward in itself. Dr. Anthony Cavo recounts a remarkable reward he received as a teenager, following a few years of helping a pair of homebound neighbors. The reward also prompted a case for Cavo to ponder.
Insights from the award winning interior design firm Roman and Williams may boost your confidence for choosing furnishings.
Best intentions can sometimes have disastrous affects. Case in point, using linseed oil on a turn-of-the-century chifferobe, instead of mineral spirits, advises Furniture Detective Fred Taylor.
A scarce 18-light Tiffany Studios lamp is among the expected headliners of Fontaine's Auction Gallery's Sept. 9 Antiques & Fine art Auction.
The Vintage Tulsa Show slated for Sept. 1-3 is expected to draw more than 200 dealers and thousands of shoppers to the Exchange Center.
Three wooden carvings of spiritual figures dating to the 15th century are among the uncommon lots featured in Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Summer Auction, Aug. 25-27.
A footed vase, candle holders, butter dishes, and a cocktail shaker in Cambridge glass' Wildflower pattern are among the lots coming before bidders Auc. 19 by way of Specialists of the South.