Morris Sheppard Design
Taylor House / Carmel, California
A simple cabin in the
woods sheathed in Corten steel
Architecture by Rob Carver - Carver Schicketanz
Architects / Interior Architecture by Bill Foster;
Flesher + Foster Architects
by Morris Sheppard
/ Photography by Marvin
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Living Room Seating Ensemble - Curly Maple solids and veneers with
geometric inlay in ebony and pomelle sapele, hand carved maple arms
and triangular interlocking side tables.
Dining Room- Curly Maple
Arch leg Dining Table and chairs
Arch leg Dining Table - three-quarter view. A design inspired
by the bridges of Robert Maillert in Switzerland and Bixby Canyon Bridge
, Big Sur, California. The latest in an ongoing series of quarter-span
stressed arch designs. Although light in appearance it will support
heavy vehicular traffic as well as magnums of Chateau Petrus.
view of the Living Room showing hexagon motif relating to the shape of
Platform Bed , with carved and inlaid headboard, hand dovetailed
construction and large storage drawers below. Chest of drawers includes
velvet lined top drawers for jewelry and hyperbolic conoidal front.
In curly eastern maple with hand carved koa handles and koa Inlay.
Office - "His and Hers" matching desks with hyperbolic surface
fronts, hand dovetailed corners and sculpted drawer pulls, in birdseye
maple and koa. Desk chairs in maple with ebony details and tilt/swivel
mechanism with pneumatic height adjustment. Window bench with single
piece free-edged figured koa top above integrated frame and panel maple
doors on storage unit below. (Window views of bubbling stream on
each side of desks, not shown)
Thank you Richard and Sally for the opportunity ....