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    Furniture 2015 Annual Price Notes Data for 12-1 Household furniture is seasonally adjusted. Seasonally adjusted data for 12-2 Commercial furniture was not available From December 2014 to December 2015 prices for 12-1 Household Furniture rose 3.1 percent. Previously, a 1.5 percent increase was seen for that index for the December 2013 to December 2014 period. The chart above shows steady increases for 12-1 Household Furniture over a ten year period. The 12-2 Commercial Furniture index, based on Not Seasonally Adjusted data, rose 2.9 percent from December 2014 to December 2015, and rose 5.1 percent from December 2013 to December 2014. 12-1 Household Furniture A few legal developments occurred this year that altered standards and practices for the furniture industry. The Department of commerce rescinded its annual administrative review of the duties for 109 Chinese bedroom furniture producers, according to the Federal Register. Included in those companies are Pier 1 Imports, which will no longer be required to charge duties for their jewelry armoires, and Ethan Allen, for specific chests. According to the American Home Furnishings Alliance, additional federal standards are expected to go into effect in 2016, altering regulations concerning formaldehyde levels in composite wood panels made of MDF, particle board and hardwood plywood and other similar finished products containing formaldehyde. Melamine, which is a chemical used to make laminate resins commonly…

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    Baroque Style

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    This style was comprised of four different periods, all with different characteristics. The Rococo period was very elegant and decorative to accomodate the new power that the women of the time had gained. The Neoclassic period used less feminine ornamentation but replaced it with Roman influences. The Empire period was very over the top and accomodating to the return of some of the previously popular styles used by the Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks. Finally, the Provincial period was simple and…

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    Haefren Bum Case Summary

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    Marketing analysis: Haefren Baum is a high class home furniture retailer. The company carries Wiegandt’s furniture, a well known recognized name brand for its high quality. Haefren Baum has been retailing home furnishing from one location in downtown Cologne and expanded their business recently nearby Rhineland suburban areas with three additional outlet stores. Due to the economic recessions, sales of furniture slowed down, so Haefren Baum decided to decrease prices in order to main sales…

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    Paper Two Louis Comfort Tiffany, born in 1848, was a famous American artist who specialized in glass making. In the beginning of Tiffany’s art career, he studied under American painters George Inness and Samuel Colman (Encyclopedia Britannica). Tiffany also went overseas to continue looking at art in different countries, including Europe and Morocco, to help expand his knowledge in various art forms (Biography.com). Once he returned back to the U.S., Tiffany became a well recognized painter.…

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    continued to flourish in close collaboration with industries there. Concept of industrial design were imparted to India in early sixties through the establishment of formal education programmes in Indian design schools.(MP Ranjan, quality through Industrial design,1990. Craft disciplines such as ceramics, glass, and textiles might fall into the category of applied arts, industrial arts, decorative arts, fine arts, or crafts. They have been understood as “medium-designated” practices, the values…

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    The museum I chose to explore was the Lightner Museum located in Saint Augustine, Florida. The reason I chose this art exhibit was to ensure uniqueness and singularity in the works I write about. The first work that caught my attention above all others is known as the Palissy Style Decorative Platter, created by Bernard Palissy. The second work of art I chose to compare with this amazing piece is called the Excelsior, created by William H. Allen. Palissy was known for his incredible and unique…

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    Art Nouveau Vs Art Deco

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    Art deco’s elements are applied in the modern popular architecture and furniture The World War 1 is occurred between the Art Nouveau and the Art Deco. Both of two movements affected by the World War 1. They are two different style. The big difference of them is Art Nouveau is asymmetric while Art Deco is geometric. Both of two movements has affected our architecture and furniture, but for the effectiveness of the modern popular architecture and furniture, the role of Art Deco is bigger than Art…

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    Ornament In Ancient Art

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    Ornament plays a significant role from the beginning of human art history to now days perhaps to our future as well as we cannot deny its contribution as an aesthetic element to our daily life. We can find ornament through arts of primitive culture that shows how indigenous people tattoo on their skin, homes, caves stone etc. We will deal with the ornament, as a evident from the title itself. The importace of using the ornament in the artistic creation is evident especially in the era of Art…

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    Land Art Research Paper

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    Create land art and found objects that address awareness of nature, as well as sustainability on a particular site. • Garden spade • Garden rake • Garden gloves • Multi-purpose potting mix • Pot plant • Seedling pot • Flower seeds • Decorative stones (reference to the colour of blue) • Newspaper • Cardboard egg carton • Technical device – digital camera • The setup station outside of the house. • Weather condition – winter sun. • Understand some of the purposes and processes of various…

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    are ones that serve some purpose in our animal, or primitive needs. Take the bowl for example, it serves our need to save water for drinking and surviving. Even if the methods have evolved, it still serves that purpose it was originally sought out to do, therefore we derive pleasure from it. This where she adds on soon after: “Therefore the normal evolution of art is in close association with practical skills-building, ceramics, weaving, carving, and magical practices of which the average…

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