In 1966 Life did a story on the circular house woodworker Arthur Espenet Carpenter designed for himself in Bolinas, California. It was filled with his own innovative pieces. The new expanded edition of Modern Americana: Studio Furniture from High Craft to High Glam by Todd Merrill (Rizzoli, $85) Acrylic furniture of the 1960s and ‘70s by Charles Hollis Jones in the Los Angeles home of actress Loretta Young. Originally designed in the 1970s, Karl Springer’s Freeform Table is now being reproduced by Todd Merrill Studio. Jack Rogers Hopkins crafted this full-on “reading environment” complete with lamp, bookshelf, and ottoman for a client in San Diego. Arthur Espenet Carpenter’s Wishbone Chair. Wendy Maruyama’s Mickey Mackintosh Chair of 1988. Keisho III, a sculpture by Mira Nakashima. Judy Kensley McKie’s Monkey Settee of 1995 is now in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery.