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  • 3D Printing

3D Printing and the Future for Interior Design

Jean-Jacques L'Henaff, vice-president of design for American Standard Brands, presents the future of 3D printing and its implications for the interior design industry. This talk focuses on 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, and it's impact on the design and construction industry.

Architectural Studies students visit BBFL

It is always exciting when a college group comes to the Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library. Recently, I welcomed students from Forsyth Technical Community College. Todd Shoaf, licensed architect and Architectural Studies Coordinator at Forsyth Technical Community College and his students explored the wonderful resources at the Library.

Bienenstock Design Competiton Judge honored at IFDA’s Night of Luminaries

Libby Langdon, a successful furniture and interior designer, HGTV design show host, author and judge for the Bienenstock Design Competition was honored at IFDA’s 2012 Night of Luminaries.

Journey of a Cabinetmaker begins at BBFL

By day, Paul Sanow is a Theatre Consultant and by night a period furniture maker whose passion for detail shines through in his exquisite work. In June 2012, Paul visited The Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library to research Federal Card Tables.

  • New BBFL Sign

All ‘Signs’ lead to…

The Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library is excited about our new logo design. Stephanie Lowder of Rare Bird Creative Marketing is the genius behind our new design.

Hometown Revival Displays at BBFL

Hometown Revival: An exhibit of drawings on architectural concepts along High Point’s Main Street corridor was on display at the Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library Thursday, September 20, 2012.

  • Sherrod House

Sherrod House

When Martha Ann Barnard stepped into the Library wanting to research the Sherrod House in High Point, North Carolina, I immediately accessed our database to find information for her.

High Point University Takes Advantage Of Collection

High Point University students from Dr. Dull’s class spent the afternoon researching Knoll, Herman Miller and Dorothy Draper. The students are part of the Interior Home Furnishings Club.

  • Sleeper Sofas

Sleeper Sofas…………still a hit!

While researching the history of sleeper sofas for American Leather, I found these great ads from a 1954 edition of FURNITURE WORLD. Sleeper sofas have been around for decades and consumers still love them today.

  • Randolph Community Interior Design

RCC Interior Design Students Visit Library

The Interior Design department from Randolph Community College spent the morning at BBFL doing research for a project. Their professors, Holly Barker and Emily Reynolds had the students engaging in books about mill work, commercial design, lighting, and youth furniture.

Elevator Addition

We are excited about the progress being made on our new elevator addition. With the expertise of Freeman Kennett Architects and Spruce Builders we should be seeing completion by mid-October 2012.

Forsyth Tech Visits BBFL

It’s so exciting to see first time visitors exploring our Rare Book Room. These students from Forsyth Tech are enjoying the wonderful drawings from a book dated 1794.