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CONSERVATION BY DESIGN. Ed. by Scott Landis. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1993. Organized and published in association with Woodworkers Alliance for Rainforest Protection, Easthampton. 160 pp. with 119 ills. (105 col.). 22 x 23 cm. LC 93-61458 ISBN 0963859307 In English.
Documenting an invitational and juried exhibition organized to highlight the practical application of principles of environmental conservation to the design and production of studio furniture and other objects in wood, this catalogue presents clear color photographs of innovative recent works by 76 predominantly American artists. Statements by the participants in the show accompany nine essays that explore issues related to the ecologically sensitive design of handcrafted and commercial furniture and discuss examples of responsible forest management techniques being employed in the United States and Mexico.
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1990 — Furniture
Plans: 02,03,20,22,30
Worldwide Number: 024269
Paperbound $30.00    

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