Maloof Foundation

Maloof Foundation

Sam Maloof is one of the primary founders of the modern studio furniture movement. He is one of my heroes and inspirations. He has pioneered techniques of furnituremaking that have become widely imitated and seldom improved upon. I believe he is 91 years old and still works in his shop six days a week.

  • I have been an admirer of Peter Danko’s inventive approach to making furniture from molded plywood ever since I began studying furniture design. His website is virtually a manifesto of the environmental virtues of using plywood r... I have been an admirer of Peter Danko’s inventive approach to making furniture from molded plywood ever since I began studying furniture design. His website is virtually a manifesto of the environmental virtues of using plywood rather than solid wood. His approach to design requires dramatically less wood consumption that traditional solid wood furniture construction.