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  • Case Study Of Household Furniture

    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 The Department of commerce rescinded its annual administrative review of the duties for 109 Chinese bedroom furniture producers, according to the Federal Register.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

    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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  • Importance Of Industrial Design

    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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  • Ornament In Ancient Art

    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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  • Art Nouveau Vs Art Deco

    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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  • The Golden Bowl Analysis

    INTRODUCTION -The Golden Bowl The maiolica Golden Bowl by Galileo Chini the simple object on first glance seems devoid of special significance, just a decorative object to be enjoyed at face value. But the void is a repository of of hidden meaning. A signifier of luxury, taste, display of intellectual erudition, disposable income, high versus applied art, craftsmanship and tradition. I think the study of ceramics can be opened up to a wider range of social and cultural aesthetics by exposing it…

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  • Tawaraya Sotatsu Interview Paper

    fans. My interest is in art influenced through traditional Japanese- style hand scrolls Although Sotatsu comes from a family of well-to-do cloth merchants, his associates in the nobility give him access to these tradition style hand scrolls- a wealth of motifs and stylistic elements he is inspired by. As it turns out, he borrows quite freely from a wide range of sources, including the new methods of wood block printing used primarily to disseminate texts such as Buddhist scrolls to print designs…

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  • Blue Rider, Russian, Der Blaue Reiter Analysis

    The house is centered around the fireplace with two horizontal sections on one dominant axis. The horizontal roofs cantilevers out on steel beams that is anchored at the center the chimneys and floor gables set at a right angle to the main axis. Pg 174 CLS- The house is very concrete and extended rooflines, flat fields with geometric decorative design. There are layers to the structure with simplified mass and a open working area to have freedom. 2. 1903, Kandinsky, Wassily, Blue Rider,…

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  • Gustav Klimt Essay

    the cultural backgrounds and forms utilized by artists, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Joan Miro. A close inspection of the artist’s use of color, line, shape, mass and space. To analyze the three artworks, I will use the Feldman method of analysis. Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter known for his decorative style and exceeding love for his country and women, marked by a frank sense of eroticism. The starkness of a line is essential to Klimt’s art. Through it he conveys the essence…

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  • Analysis Of Feeling And Form By Suzanne Langer

    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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