Shaker Style Cabinets: Are They Here to Stay?

Shaker Style Cabinetry: A Consistent Favorite and a Lasting Style! History Shaker furniture is named for the Shaker community, a religious Christian community that originated in the early 18th century as an offshoot of the Quaker movement. The Shakers’ unwavering and steadfast commitment to simplicity in life and self-reliance led them to design their own furniture, of which an absence of flair and resolute simplicity of design were the marked features. The Shakers’ spartan lifestyle and the economics of self-production became self-evident in both their architecture and furnishings. The minimum amount of material was used to construct an object [...]