Saturday, May 21, 2011
Apothecary cabinets were used by apothecaries, a now obsolete term for medical professionals who formulate and dispense medicines and supplies for caregivers (today's pharmacists). Other pieces were originally used to store and organize items ranging including blue prints, machinists' tools, sewing supplies, printers' materials, and library card catalog systems. Some lend an industrial, medical or manufacturing edge to your decor, while others evoke the well-worn coziness of that archetypal shop around the corner. Here's a few exceptional pieces guaranteed to tantalise your tastebuds!