• Baker: Modern Luxury Furniture Made in America

    Published as: Baker, American Heritage Text: Zoe Settle In 1893, Dutch native Siebe Baker built his first piece of furniture in Allegan, Michigan: a combination desk–bookcase, which marked the beginning of what would become Baker & Co. When Siebe’s son Hollis took over as president of the company in 1925,…

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  • Interiors® Italian Style

    “I propose to build for eternity,” the Renaissance architect Filippo Brunelleschi said of constructing the famous dome atop the Florence Cathedral. Such is the way of Italian design, defined by an unparalleled dedication to craftsmanship, quality and beauty intended to last forever. Not since that period of artistic rebirth has…

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