Furniture Library Adds Board Members
January 4, 2012 | 11:40 am CST

Furniture Library Adds Board MembersHIGH POINT, NC — Ten furniture industry representatives have been added to The Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library's board of directors. They are: Danny Davis, Davis Furniture; Stephanie Lowder, Rare Bird Creative Marketing; Kern Maass, Appalachian State University; Dudley Moore Jr., Otto and Moore Inc.; Jay Reardon, Hickory Chair Co.; Cheminne Taylor-Smith, High Point Market Authority; Ed Tashjian, Tashjian Marketing; Jeff Williams, Aldermann Co.; Penn Wood, Wood Foundation; and Chip Wright, Leggett & Platt.

"The Furniture Library is dedicated to being a center for design, research, collaboration and innovation for the furniture and design industries," Curator Karla Webb said in a statement. "With the addition of these individuals to our board of directors, the library can continue to fulfill founder Sandy Bienenstock's passion for education in the home furnishings industry."

Since 1984, the Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library has awarded more than $350,000 in scholarships to students at 17 colleges and universities throughout the United States. The library, which was founded in 1970, also includes more than 5,000 volumes on furniture and design history, interior design, architecture, art, textiles and construction, including a complete collection of the original works of 18th century furniture masters Chippendale, Sheraton and Hepplewhite. For more information on the library, visit


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