Eero Aarnio was a ball chair designed with only elegance and simplicity in mind. The majesty of the design was in its simplicity yet uniqueness. This type of a design usually attracts a lot of people, who are unconventional and innovative in their taste. The design is a geometric beauty. The concept is based on one of the simplest and yet the graceful geometric body- the sphere. Do not take only my word for the innovative design see what others have to say. The Vitra Design Museum notes in its brochure on the Ball Chair miniature: “It is something between a piece of furniture and a piece of architecture and at the same time embodies the mobile and the established, the fixed.” Continue reading
Catskill Craftsmen has become the nation's leading manufacturer of ready-to-assemble domestic hardwood kitchen islands, carts, and work-centers. Catskill Craftsmen manufactured items are made from naturally self-sustaining, non-endangered North American hardwoods, primarily Northern Yellow Birch. Lumber is purchased from area sawmills, then dried, manufactured, and packaged on site. All sawdust, shavings and waste materials generated during the manufacturing process is converted into wood pellet fuel, and used to heat homes. Catskill's exotic Super Island Plus is an enormous work center for the kitchen that features adjustable shelves that can be completly removed to allow for greater storage space. Other features include raised panel doors and drawer front, locking caster wheels, a knife rack, towel bar, enclosed cabinet storage, and a single wide drawer routed to look like two drawers. This solidly constructed island has a hardwood butcher block top with solid hardwood legs, braces, door and drawer. Warp resistant hardwood veneer back and side panels allow for easy assembly, and rugged stability throughout the life of the island.