New england furniture master–custom furniture with inlAY & Piercing designs–made in MIDCOAST Maine.
Brian Reid is a New England-based furniture master. His custom, wood furniture spans one-of-a-kind commissioned pieces for residences, as well as corporate board room furniture.
Reid has been teaching fine furniture making for over 15 years throughout the U.S., U.K. and Australia. At the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship (Rockport, ME), Brian is a lead instructor in the 12 Week Intensive Program and senior fellow in the Studio Fellowship Program. He also lectures and speaks about contemporary design practices and the history of furniture to a wide range of audiences.
An honors graduate of Parnham College (Dorset, UK), he studied under the renowned designer Sir John Makepeace and principal Robert Ingham. He is the 5th from only a total of 8 Americans to have attended this distinguished program.
He has taught on numerous occasions at Penland School of Crafts, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, and in the furniture programs at San Diego State University and University of Wisconsin-Madison. For two consecutive years, he taught a highly successful master class on Veneering at the Centre for Creative Industries, Adam Smith College in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.
Photo by Bill Truslow Photography.
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