Hidden Art moves into the open with first store
- The painted furniture of Philadelphia. Kirtley, Alexandra Alevizatos // Magazine Antiques;May2006, Vol. 169 Issue 5, p134
The article discusses the successful introduction of stylish painted furniture in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Decorative painters collaborated with traditional furniture makers in the city to create more sophisticated furniture. Most of the state's painted furniture's neo-classical style as well...
- Aaron gains franchise stores. // Furniture/Today;11/10/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p4
Reports on the conversion of the 31 stores of Rosey Rentals to Aaron's Sales and Lease Ownership franchise units in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Ambiente eyes 10 franchised stores this year. Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;3/11/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p25
Reports the effort of franchising the European contemporary furniture of Ambiente Collection in Raleigh, North Carolina. Launch of additional store outlets; Distribution of container loads to retailers; Creation of identical advertising campaign.
- KA sets 130-store UK franchising target. de Melim, Richard // Cabinet Maker;03/10/2000, Issue 5178, p3
Reports on British furniture retailer KA International's plan to open 130 stores by the year 2005 as part of its franchise format.
- Designers Guild brings new look to Norwich. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;3/29/2002, Issue 5280, p5
Focuses on the Designers Guild franchise opened by Clement Joscelyne in England. Improvement of the Norwich store; Emphasis of Ligne Roset on the ground floor of the branch; Products and furniture on display.
- A GRECIAN CARD TABLE BY WILLIAM FISK AND THOMAS WIGHTMAN OF BOSTON. Fisk, William; Wightman, Thomas // Magazine Antiques;May2006, Vol. 169 Issue 5, p146
The article discusses the Grecian design card table created by Boston cabinetmaker William Fisk and carver Thomas Wightman, which is acquired by Historic New England in Boston, Massachusetts. The 1819 "New-York Revised Prices for Manufacturing Cabinet and Chair Work" depicted the evidence of the...
- Hodgson takes a bow. // Cabinet Maker;10/17/2008, Issue 5610, p8
The article reports on furniture maker Suzanne Hodgson who has been proclaimed "best of the best" in the sustainable furniture industry in Chester, England. She was recognized at the 2008 Mersey Forest "Take a Bough" roadshow for local wood in the region. Hodgson has established a workshop in...
- 20TH-CENTURY CHAIR MAN. Viator, Jane // Antiques Roadshow Insider;Mar2014, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p1
The article profiles Hans Wegner, Danish chair designer who is notable foe his comfortable and stylish chairs from 1940s to 1960s. An outline of how and when Wegner started his career as a cabinetmaker apprentice at the age of 14 years. It is noted that Wegner began his chair design business in...
- Business Appointments. GOLDSTEIN, DORIS; Curry, Jenna // Art & Antiques;Oct2008, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p64
The article features architect and furniture maker Florence Knoll Bassett. Born Florence Schust in Saginaw, Michigan in 1917, she studied at the Cranbook Academy of Art. She married Hans Knoll and they established a furniture business in 1943 and in 1946 she co-founded a design firm Knoll. She...