The Library consists of two floors of some 5,000+ texts, catalogues and magazines covering design history from ancient Greece until present day. Our texts cover topics that include art, architecture, furniture design, style, history, all significant design periods, wood and wood working, interior design, scaled drawings, window treatments, paint and paint finishes, textiles, clocks, porcelain, glass and much more.

Students @ BFL

Students are especially welcome at The Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library.

Since 1984, the Library has awarded more than $400,000 in scholarships to students. It was the Bienenstocks’ desire to invest in the education and future of the furniture industry. For more information about the Bienenstock Design Competition please contact the Library Director at

Design Schools

listed schools may have multiple curriculums