See The George Nakashima Collection At The Moderne Gallery – The iconic Nakashima produced incredible masterpieces, sometimes with the same design, with the purpose to represent some departure from his favorite materials and techniques. Find out more here!
The Moderne Gallery, in Philadelphia, presents the amazing bespoke furniture pieces created by the great George Nakashima. The interior designer was known for producing pieces that were considered out of “style,” but were real and utilitarian.
This incredible collection brings together forty rare pieces of furniture by the Japanese and American master woodworker. From chairs, dining tables, and end tables, to coffee tables, desks, buffets, and benches, you can find everything in the Moderne Gallery!
His designs let the finest materials shaped with intense skill speak for themselves. In a world where manual skills are underappreciated, this master woodworker was focused on producing a better product, with pride in his craftsmanship art. For Nakashima, doing a perfect job as much as possible, consisted of producing something that highlighted the natural beauty on the material.
Here are some examples of bespoke artworks that are in George Nakashima incredible collection:
Source: Moderne Gallery