watermelon red faux sharkskin Springer table from VHUE
Classic regency chair by Springer with frame entirely covered in green shagreen, available through Todd Merrill
If you are a design student taking a course in furniture history this fall, or if you just enjoy soaking up all you can about furniture design, Google Karl Springer. This noted 20th century designer is known for sleek pieces lacquered with texturally rich surfaces such as linen and exotic skins. Today his furniture is widely copied.