Wharton Esherick house - butterfly joints on a bench
Lilly Coffee Table by Joshua Miller. The 'Lilly' is made from some exceptional, air dried, locally sourced walnut. Joinery is created using a traditional mortise and tenon. Finish is a durable oil/urethane, cleanining can be done with a clean damp cotton cloth or furniture polish can be used. The Lilly is designed and made in the artist's West Virginia studio. Limited edition of 450.
In Italy, the host sits in the middle of the longer sides of the table instead of sitting on the heads of the table. In the case of a round table ,imagine an invisible line running through the centre and the hosts will sit at either end.