Shaker it Up!

by Admin December 1, 2021

Take a look at the many ways to incorporate Shaker style into your design. Clean lines, function over frill, and natural wood with a focus on craftsmanship; built to last sums up the style.

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The bedroom above, in the Círculo Mexicano Hotel in Mexico City, embraces the Shaker style with a traditional peg rail. The rail was typically used to hang garments and light weight furniture. The warm wood tones are framed by the white walls.

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This artisanal bakery, Flourist, in Vancouver, Canada, was designed by Ste Marie. Shaker influences can be seen in the simple, natural wood, and clean lines giving the bakery a handmade feel.

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The Toronto store Mjölk had an exhibition and on display was the above furniture piece made by the Shakers. The pressed flowers in the simple frames pay homage to the connection to nature that the Shakers relished.

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In Queens rowhouse above, the Shaker style cabinets are embellished with a saturated blue paint. The counter top and shelf are simple and clean lined.

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The seating above is a great example of function being the primary goal of the Shaker design. Even the light fixture and accessories repeat the concept of simple, clean lined forms.

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Architect Ravi Raj designed the above Clover Hill Residence with the traditional angular Shaker style stove as a focal point. The warm, neutral color palette is framed by the dark blue accents. Again, we see simple, clean lined, wood furniture to finish out this Shaker inspired bedroom.

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Designed for the Furnishing Utopia exhibition, above is a wooden bench with a matching table. The simple setting of stone and wood further the design esthetics of the furniture pieces.

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Above we see Terracotta House, in Australia, which is a communal space designed after the Shakers’ common practice of communal living spaces. Simple, functional furniture anchors the room.

In your next design Shaker it up!

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