Breaking with Convention
For a cutting-edge bureau design, you sometimes have to bend the rules
Tired of symmetrical cabinetry? This furniture designer likes having several things going on and elements that keep the eye moving. Thus, he designed a tansu-style apothecary chest — the piece has an organization of small compartments but also exhibits a playful form of proportion. He selected walnut and white oak to set off the cabinet’s construction details. Read about his inspiration and construction techniques.
From Fine Woodworking #164