Furniture in Greenbelt
– Furniture in Greenbelt A Sign of the Tough Times A view of the front of a typical housing project in the planned community of Greenbelt. The Greenbelt community was built beginning in 1937 as low income housing for people who were making between $1,200 and $2,000 dollars a year. The houses were built at minimum cost and this means that the rooms are small. Thus special furniture was designed in order to fit into these small houses and to provide sturdy, economical, and good looking furnishings for the new residents….
Sustainability in Furniture
– The world is developing every day and we continue to discover new and innovative ways to better our quality of life. A trend that everyone seems to be focused on is saving the environment, which is also known as sustainable living. Not only does this apply to our lifestyle and environment, but it also translates into design. Sustainable living is becoming more popular around the world and is a lifestyle using skillful and sensitive design. It eliminates negative environmental impact and requires renewable resources….
Advantages and Disadvantages of Furniture in the Classroom
– … It will be difficult for a student to move his or her chair from a place to another if it is wooden. It will take them more effort than usual. Also wooden chairs and desks may cause splinters, which causes internal pain at most of time and sometimes causes infection through the bacteria on the wood. That is why many people don’t want to touch wood, as it can easily cause splinters without the awareness of the person. Moreover, wood material is not as durable as metal, neither as concrete as them….
IKEA: An Innovative Furniture Company
– History and Primary Business IKEA is an established innovated furniture company; founded by Ingvar Kamprad in the early nineteen hundreds. Ingvar Kamprad was raised in Sweden and as a boy he was a young entrepreneur. He began his business career by buying [fire] matches in bulks and selling them individually to make a profit in his neighborhood. As his business continued to bloom he expended to selling fish, seeds, Christmas decorations, pencils and ballpoint pens. Kamprad was clever in utilizing resources by delivering his goods by bicycle (IKEA History, 2013)….
An Auspicious Tibetan Furniture Piece
– … Perhaps this is associated with the title, Auspicious Symbols, where some of the symbols are more favorable, significant, or lucky than others. The wheel would then represent the core to this favorability and the lucky animals will follow it, while the unlucky will turn away. Moving to the center, left panel there is more imagery of another bird weaving throughout foliage. This bird is aesthetically more beautiful and colorful than the unlucky bird found in the top panel. Its wings are spread wide and its tail is a reflected image of the one on the left, which brings back the theme of repetition and symmetry that is found throughout this piece….