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DECASO x Anthony Morris
Aug 7, 2018 | Anthony Morris Design
DECASO x Anthony Morris

On Tuesday, August 7, DECASO hosted interior designers and dealers at a brick warehouse in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood for its fourth summer seminar. Craftsman Anthony Morris presented on his methods and techniques for handcrafted fine furniture, including veneering and woodworking.

Notable attendees were DECASO director of trade relations Marisa Marcantonio, president Kendra Frisbie, and director of dealer relations Keane RyanSimon and Kati Curtis; Amanda Ellis, Andrea Coulter and Celina Wright of Mark Cunningham; and Christine Miele of reGeneration.

One of the few remaining workshops in the area, Anthony Morris Design produces furniture, including case goods, tables and small decorative pieces, using traditional techniques that lead to solid construction. “Intention allows extraordinary materials and traditions of craft to speak,” Morris said.

Images courtesy of Kevin Lau.

EVENT GALLERY
Anthony Morris shows wood varieties to Katy Olson of Business of Home.
Anthony Morris shows wood varieties to Katy Olson of Business of Home.
Anthony Morris shows wood varieties to Katy Olson of Business of Home.
Attendants visited Anthony Morris’s studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Attendants visited Anthony Morris’s studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Attendants visited Anthony Morris’s studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Amanda Ellis of DECASO listens to Anthony Morris talk about wood species.
Amanda Ellis of DECASO listens to Anthony Morris talk about wood species.
Amanda Ellis of DECASO listens to Anthony Morris talk about wood species.
The group listens to Anthony Morris.
The group listens to Anthony Morris.
The group listens to Anthony Morris.
DECASO dealer Christine Miele of reGeneration, with Kendra Frisbie and Amanda Ellis of DECASO
DECASO dealer Christine Miele of reGeneration, with Kendra Frisbie and Amanda Ellis of DECASO
DECASO dealer Christine Miele of reGeneration, with Kendra Frisbie and Amanda Ellis of DECASO
Carl Sorenson of Nanz Hardware, Katy Olson, Marisa Marcantonio, Anthony Morris, Kendra Frisbie, Simon and Kati Curtis, Amanda Ellis, Andrea Coulter, Celina Wright, Keane Ryan of DECASO, and  Christine Miele
Carl Sorenson of Nanz Hardware, Katy Olson, Marisa Marcantonio, Anthony Morris, Kendra Frisbie, Simon and Kati Curtis, Amanda Ellis, Andrea Coulter, Celina Wright, Keane Ryan of DECASO, and Christine Miele
Carl Sorenson of Nanz Hardware, Katy Olson, Marisa Marcantonio, Anthony Morris, Kendra Frisbie, Simon and Kati Curtis, Amanda Ellis, Andrea Coulter, Celina Wright, Keane Ryan of DECASO, and Christine Miele
Brian Webber of Anthony Morris Design, with Marisa Marcantonio, Carson Walker, Keane Ryan and Kendra Frisbie
Brian Webber of Anthony Morris Design, with Marisa Marcantonio, Carson Walker, Keane Ryan and Kendra Frisbie
Brian Webber of Anthony Morris Design, with Marisa Marcantonio, Carson Walker, Keane Ryan and Kendra Frisbie
Keane Ryan, Amanda Ellis, Andrea Coulter and Anthony Morris
Keane Ryan, Amanda Ellis, Andrea Coulter and Anthony Morris
Keane Ryan, Amanda Ellis, Andrea Coulter and Anthony Morris
Guests looked at parchment chests.
Guests looked at parchment chests.
Guests looked at parchment chests.
Brochures on DECASO’s summer events were available.
Brochures on DECASO’s summer events were available.
Brochures on DECASO’s summer events were available.
Some of Anthony Morris’s drawings
Some of Anthony Morris’s drawings
Some of Anthony Morris’s drawings
The purpose of the seminar was to educate and inspire guests.
The purpose of the seminar was to educate and inspire guests.
The purpose of the seminar was to educate and inspire guests.
DECASO introduced a group of designers to the craftsman Anthony Morris.
DECASO introduced a group of designers to the craftsman Anthony Morris.
DECASO introduced a group of designers to the craftsman Anthony Morris.
Samples of Anthony Morris’s marquetry were on view.
Samples of Anthony Morris’s marquetry were on view.
Samples of Anthony Morris’s marquetry were on view.
Anthony Morris uses traditional techniques in crafting furniture and decor from wood.
Anthony Morris uses traditional techniques in crafting furniture and decor from wood.
Anthony Morris uses traditional techniques in crafting furniture and decor from wood.
Andrea Coulter of DECASO  takes a closer look at a drill.
Andrea Coulter of DECASO takes a closer look at a drill.
Andrea Coulter of DECASO takes a closer look at a drill.
A guest takes photos during the presentation.
A guest takes photos during the presentation.
A guest takes photos during the presentation.
Julia Liverton of Anthony Morris Design with Katy Olson
Julia Liverton of Anthony Morris Design with Katy Olson
Julia Liverton of Anthony Morris Design with Katy Olson
Kendra Frisbie and Brian Webber
Kendra Frisbie and Brian Webber
Kendra Frisbie and Brian Webber
Marisa Marcantonio and Katy Olson
Marisa Marcantonio and Katy Olson
Marisa Marcantonio and Katy Olson
A selection of finish samples for guests to peruse, including lacquer and hardware
A selection of finish samples for guests to peruse, including lacquer and hardware
A selection of finish samples for guests to peruse, including lacquer and hardware
The wood cutter was available for guests to study.
The wood cutter was available for guests to study.
The wood cutter was available for guests to study.
A wall of wood for guests to explore
A wall of wood for guests to explore
A wall of wood for guests to explore
Guests enjoyed exploring the warehouse.
Guests enjoyed exploring the warehouse.
Guests enjoyed exploring the warehouse.
The event was part of DECASO’s summer seminar series.
The event was part of DECASO’s summer seminar series.
The event was part of DECASO’s summer seminar series.
This was the fourth seminar of the summer.
This was the fourth seminar of the summer.
This was the fourth seminar of the summer.
An inlay sample was shown to guests.
An inlay sample was shown to guests.
An inlay sample was shown to guests.
Veneering is just one of several techniques Anthony Morris uses in his craft.
Veneering is just one of several techniques Anthony Morris uses in his craft.
Veneering is just one of several techniques Anthony Morris uses in his craft.
Marisa Marcantonio of DECASO and Celina Wright of Mark Cunningham
Marisa Marcantonio of DECASO and Celina Wright of Mark Cunningham
Marisa Marcantonio of DECASO and Celina Wright of Mark Cunningham
Keane Ryan with Carson Walker of Anthony Morris Design
Keane Ryan with Carson Walker of Anthony Morris Design
Keane Ryan with Carson Walker of Anthony Morris Design
Marisa Marcantonio, Kendra Frisbie and Keane Ryan
Marisa Marcantonio, Kendra Frisbie and Keane Ryan
Marisa Marcantonio, Kendra Frisbie and Keane Ryan
Guests could examine samples of wood veneer.
Guests could examine samples of wood veneer.
Guests could examine samples of wood veneer.
Finish options were on display at the event.
Finish options were on display at the event.
Finish options were on display at the event.
Some details that Anthony Morris showed guests
Some details that Anthony Morris showed guests
Some details that Anthony Morris showed guests
The warehouse in Greenpoint is one of the few remaining workshops in the area.
The warehouse in Greenpoint is one of the few remaining workshops in the area.
The warehouse in Greenpoint is one of the few remaining workshops in the area.