Posts in: “form & function

  • Form & Function: sitting pretty

    Its good looks and practical versatility ensure that the nursing chair isn’t confined to the homes of the new parent, royal or otherwise!

  • The long and the short of it

    Next up in our form & function foray, we present…the ‘long chair’.  Known to most as the chaise longue, it’s a thing of true beauty and craftsmanship with a varied, and occasionally quirky, history…

  • What the butler saw.

    Did you know that the convex mirror used to be known as the butler’s mirror? Hung above the dining room sideboard, the decorative convex mirror would allow the butler to keep a discrete eye on guests while keeping his back turned.  A quite cunning collaboration of form and function. Like the convex mirror, most of […]