Maker-Modern: the Good, the Bad, the Homemade

What do “live edge” dining tables, reclaimed barn wood and cement bar stools have in common? They’re all common products of the Maker-Modern style, characterized by the use of rough/salvaged/natural-form materials, often used in naïve ways that result in poor quality and reduced longevity. The Modern movement, which had its start in the late 1800s and culminated in the workshops of designers like Charles and Ray Eames, Frank Lloyd Wright and the Bauhaus, was society’s attempt[…]

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