Quality, Function & Style
Fine furniture reflects the quality of workmanship including the methods of joinery used to hold a furniture piece together. Fine furniture generally has joinery that is more complex than mass-produced furniture and will keep the furniture piece strong. In fact, you should be able to pass it down to family.
Master craftsman Franklin Gottshall lists 3 rules to building quality furniture:
- It must serve a purpose and be useful.
- It must be made with the highest quality of construction.
- It should be beautiful but the beauty should never compromise the first and second rules.
You may find yourself selecting just a single piece for your space that will be a show-stopper, or you may buy several pieces.
Decorating Den Interiors offer full home interior design and decoration including product selection and purchasing. Part of Lisa’s consultation is a discussion about budget. Many pieces of fine furniture are expensive because of using luxury materials and finishes. Even delivery will probably be white glove.
Some of our brand name suppliers of fine furniture to the trade only are Caracole, Lexington, Lazar, Braxton Culler, Bernhardt Interiors and Century, to name a few.