Joseph Walsh Genius Furniture Maker And Artist Now On Display In New York City Part 2
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One of the most impressive pieces of furniture in the show (read part one of my story here) is a tall, pod-like cabinet that was commissioned by a wrist-watch collector.To house the collection, Joseph built a stacked cluster of drawers that pivot out on arms of bronze and stainless steel.
It is not surprising that the drawer mechanism is as beautiful as the piece itself.The watch trays are lined with pear wood and individually sculptured to nest each watch.Walsh was recently commissioned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire to build 24 dining chairs.
In the exhibit, you can view the mockups, prototypes and completed pieces.The extensive design and mockup process was used to help illustrate the project to the clients and the design team for the Duke and Duchess.
A scale model of the grand dining hall was built, which includes a loose representation of the antique dining table and the future chairs.Each walnut chair is a one of a kind piece with a unique backrest design.
Walsh strives to optimize his designs to achieve the most elegant and lean forms possible, his process is extensive and the show is a grand display of it.One of...