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30,400. Chippendale published catalogues of his work to enable consumers to choose exactly which ornate design would look right in their homes. (Great Britain & England & Furniture) David Dimbleby: Seven Ages of Britain: Age of Money, BBC 2010
73,819. The Gentlemen and Cabinet-Maker’s Directory Being a Large Collection of the Most Elegant and Useful Designs of Household Furniture in the Gothic Chinese and Modern Taste. Thomas Chippendale, 1754 catalogue
72,886. The ancient Chinese science of improving energy or Chi ... by rearranging your furniture. (Feng Shui & Furniture) Penn & Teller, Bullshit! s1e7: Feng Shui/Bottled Water
73,820. I used to sell furniture for a living. The trouble was, it was my own. Les Dawson
78,757. Plywood is another everyday miracle ... The glue bonds with the woods fibres and sets hard ... Strength, flexibility and mouldability ... The Mosquito was the fastest aircraft in the world, and the secret to its success was that it made almost entirely of plywood ... All because of the remarkable properties of plywood. (Home & Miracle & Materials & Invention & Build & Steel & Wood & Furniture & Aeroplane & Manufacturing) Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings and Scanners I, BBC 2015
93,631. In the golden age of British furniture – the 18th century – one man defined the age in wood. He stood for luxury, elegance, the finest furniture ever to come from these isles. His name – Thomas Chippendale. (Wood & Furniture & Antiques) Carved with Love: The Genius of British Woodwork I: The Extraordinary Thomas Chippendale BBC 2013
93,632. Chippendale was betrayed by the very men he tried so hard to please. (Wood & Furniture & Antiques) ibid.
93,633. There was a new wood on the block – mahogany. (Wood & Furniture & Antiques) ibid.
93,634. He came to be known as the High Priest of Mahogany. (Wood & Furniture & Antiques) ibid.
93,635. The first ever furniture catalogue – The Gentlemen and Cabinet Maker’s Director. (Wood & Furniture & Antiques) ibid.
93,636. A leader of furniture design in London. (Wood & Furniture & Antiques) ibid.
93,637. Robert Adam: a fresh style which came to be known as Neo-Classicism. (Wood & Furniture & Antiques) ibid.
95,248. I know not how it may be with others
Who sit amid relics of householdry
That date from the days of their mothers’ mothers,
But well I know how it is with me
Continually … Thomas Hardy, Old Furniture
95,260. In this process the chamber and its furniture grew more and more dignified and luxurious; the shawl hanging at the window took upon itself the richness of tapestry: the brass handles of the chest of drawers were as golden knockers; and the carved bed-posts seemed to have some kinship with the magnificent pillars of Solomon. (Room & Furniture) Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D’Urbervilles
126,114. You gonna help me steal some furniture: it’s the least you can do. (Gangs: Canada & Nova Scotia & Trailers & Mockumentaries & Theft & Furniture) Trailer Park Boys s4e3: Rub ‘n’ Tiz’zug, Julian
134,522. Habitat: ‘For some people modern design served straight will suit their eye and suit their wallet’ … More extreme ’60s’ looks were available. (Home & Television & 1960s & Design & Furniture) The Home that 2 Built s1e1: The Sixties, contemporary commentary, BBC 2020
134,523. Margaret Powell [Waring & Gillow] v David Hicks [Habitat] – the pair were asked to go shopping for furniture and design their favourite room … they swapped rooms and then the fun began. (Home & Television & 1960s & Design & Furniture) ibid.
134,530. Make Your Own Furniture with Albert Jackson & David Day. (Home & Television & 1970s & House & Design & Furniture) The Home that 2 Built s1e2: The Sixties