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History of Mission Style Furniture

Beth Rice 17/04/2017

Joseph McHugh definitely peeked at AJ Forbes’ paper. In 1894, AJ Forbes made a solid wood chair for San Francisco’s Swedenborgian Church. This handcrafted chair featured a simple, straight-line construction, and was well-proportioned. It was also comfortable and durable. Forbes’ design was inspired by not only the Spanish missions in California, but also the Arts and Crafts movement that sought to leave behind the overly ornate and artificial style of the Victorian era. Then Joseph… History of Mission Style Furniture

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10 Design Styles Defined

Beth Rice 12/09/2016

Finding furniture that suits your style should be adventurous and fun. Whether you’re looking for delicate curves with vintage warmth, a simple form with a focus on function, or a blending of styles with some room to bend the rules, there are Amish-made pieces that will fit your needs. Don’t know exactly what your style is? Or, know what you like but aren’t sure the name of the style? We’re here to help!  We’ve taken… 10 Design Styles Defined

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Amish Mission-Style Furniture with Beauty and Durability

Jim Miller 16/07/2013

At DutchCrafters, we use the best Amish craftsmen who make our furniture in a variety of styles. The methods that they use are tried and true ways of making furniture that is durable as well as beautiful. One of our popular styles is Mission Style furniture, a style that is often made in oak. When you order from us, you only need to put 30% down, and pay the balance before we ship your furniture… Amish Mission-Style Furniture with Beauty and Durability

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