Shaker Design

Shakers is an English religious sect from 18th century that believed in principles such as simplicity, utility and honesty. The group developed a special style of furniture, which was made with functional form and adequate proportions. Shakers found creativity and lack of ornaments the best factors that truly counts in design. Their chairs, tables or cabinets were made of maple or cherry wood. Let’s flick through some great examples of shaker design – what is your opinion? Do you like this style?

by Morgan Marthy