George did not mastermind a large quantity of furniture pieces during the time he directed the destiny of ARRENDADORA SHOEMAKER, but his designs were very appreciated by the Shoemakeristis. Many George R. Shoemaker furniture pieces are copied and sold as “Don S. Shoemaker originals” not recognizing George´s talent and contribution to his Dad´s work. He was a great designer by his own right. He had a restless mind and he also experimented in Art Nouveau, Art Deco and even English XIX Century styles.
- Back in the early 90´s George R. Shoemaker designed the Sling settee to further extend the Sling Line originally created by his father. This Sling line addition included two and three-seater variants produced in rosewood. The armrests were of exactly the same size as the ones on the Sling Swinger chair, the upholstery on George´s Sling settee could be ordered either with individual leather padded backseats (picture below) or with a one piece leather backseat.
- Below a George R. Shoemaker Sling round table. His characteristic improvement to the edge of the round table makes his furniture production recognizable at first glance. George made these edges of solid wood to prevent the parquetry from chipping.
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