FURNITURE STYLE EXPERT JOURNAL ASSIGNMENT by 4O4j5q

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									               FURNITURE STYLE EXPERT JOURNAL ASSIGNMENT


Student Name___________________________________________

Assigned Furniture Style ______________________________________________

Objective: To encourage students to appreciate the evolution of furniture styles and the
historical changes that they reflect.

Requirements for the Expert Journal:

Introductory Paragraph

Original Creative Cover – Includes: Style title, student name and period #.

20 pages minimum - Written and Illustrated (standard written grammar and usage

Table of Contents ( Outline Form with Roman numerals)

What I have learned from this project . This should be at least two well written
paragraphs.

Bibliography – MLA style


Written Portion of this assignment includes:
           Time period of the furniture in years or other specific time demarcations
             as well as historical events surrounding the development, and the social
             philosophy of the time period

               Who is responsible for its development- designers and cabinet makers

               What kinds of wood(s) and finishes are most frequently used in this style’s
                construction

               What characteristics identify this particular style of furniture

                   o Be sure to include the shape of the legs and feet, and arms
                   o chair back design,
                   o any carvings or special design motifs, ornamentations and
                     dominant design elements and details
Illustrated Portion of this assignment includes
            Tables

              Chairs

              Case pieces - chests or other pieces used for storing household items

              Accessories – lamps, clocks, vases etc.

              Any other interesting pieces



Dead Lines for this Assignment:

Begins –Week of March 23, 2009

Status Checks will be:

April 3, 2009- Cover-- Introductory paragraph --One bibliography entry—at least one
page and illustration.

April 17. 2009—5 pages and illustrations

May 1,2009—5 pages & illustrations

May 7th, 2009—5 pages & illustrations

May 12, 2009—Project due

								
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