A forum for discussing woodworking, specifically furniture making. Feel free to post comments and questions about your current projects, tools, studio set-up, or whatever is on your mind.
This blog is moderated by Jamie Yocono, owner of Wood It Is! Custom Cabinetry in Las Vegas, NV. Her website is wooditis.com.
Now...let's talk wood!
Thursday, January 31, 2013
They say nothing in design is new - that we're all making a re-hashed design of something else, and I suppose that's true. If you're "appropriating" a design for your own use, like building a table or a bookcase, it's not a big deal.
As far as I can tell, all of these bookcases were built by different people.
But selling a piece and making major dollars from a blatant copy is a different story. Here's an Interesting article about "copying" someone else's design.