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Shaker: Function, Purity, Perfection

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Shaker: Function, Purity, Perfection is an homage to the traditional Shaker values of grace and simplicity. Featured are twenty-eight essential pieces that highlight the defining elements of Shaker design and...

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David Stocks has led the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon as its president since 2007. Prior to that he was involved in preservation organizations and led an effort to create an urban rail-to-trail park in Dallas, Texas.

Jerry Grant is the director of collections and research at the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon. He has spent thirty-five years in the field of Shaker history as an interpreter, craftsman, historian, librarian, and museum director.

Sir Terence Conran is one of the world’s best-known designers, restaurateurs, and retailers. He founded the Conran Design Studio in 1956 and the Habitat chain of home furnishings stores in the 1960s and ’70s, and established the leading home furnishings store The Conran Shop and the Design Museum in London. He has written over fifty books on food and design.

The Icons Collection

Shaker: Function, Purity, Perfection

$65 USD

Page count

144 pages

Number of illustrations




Released on

February 2015


W 19 x L 28 x D 2 cm

Cover materials

Hardcover with Jacket




1.0 kg

David Stocks

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