Thos. Moser was hired by Duke University to consult in the development of an exclusive new product line for the library.  Key to the process was the notion that we would bridge the past with the future.  As a LEED certified project, our company was chosen not only for the nature of our hallmark solid wood products, but also our green business practices.  The incorporation of glass and stone, although out of the ordinary for Thos. Moser, was worked seamlessly into the designs.
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Duke University

Timeless, custom-designed library furniture balances the warmth of wood with contemporary glass screening

Duke’s beautiful old Perkins Library building was updated with a great marriage of materials as the architects challenged us with their vision of mixed media furnishings. Our library furniture design incorporated solid cherry wood construction with a hand-rubbed oil and wax finish, combined with edgier frosted glass, stainless steel and stone. 

The finer details for this school library furniture include:

  • Laser-engraving on our customized Hancock chairs
  • Modern, ergonomic library computer furniture carefully crafted in timeless statements
  • Frosted glass dividers worked into solid wood carrels

Project Specifications

INSTALLATIONS

2004-2008

ARCHITECT

Shepley Bulfinch / Office of the University Architect

LEED CERTIFIED

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Products Used

  • Hancock chairs (as seating for workstations) with school logo laser engraved on back
  • Customized serpentine computer workstations of varying lengths with Colorlith work surfaces
  • Ashcraft study tables
  • Rectangular mission library tables 
  • Custom oval top meeting tables
  • Fully upholstered custom lounge chairs
  • Glass computer station dividers with stainless steel stand-offs
  • Custom power/data and lighting solutions

Customizations

  • Renovation and expansion of a 300+ seat library
  • School logo laser engraved on back of chairs
  • Colorlith work surfaces
  • Custom serpentine computer workstations of varying lengths
  • Glass computer workstation dividers with stainless steel stand-offs
  • Custom oval top meeting tables
  • Fully upholstered lounge chairs
  • Power/data solutions
  • Lighting 

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By Phone: 1-800-708-9710 | By Email: library@thosmoser.com

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