Western Art & Architecture MAGAZINE
Written By: Corinne Galtner Garcia
Orginally based in New York, John Gallis traded a lucrative career building custom cabinetry for Bloomingdale’s for an artisan-based way of life in Cody, Wyoming. There, he put his creative skills to work and began crafting award-winning, high-end Western furniture through his company Norseman Designs West. His one-of-a-kind pieces are rooted in the Shaker-style with “the flow-
ing curves of Art Nouveau,” and he’s also focused on Molesworth designs for more than 20 years, adding his own unique touches to the traditional style. These
magazine racks combine the artisan’s expert woodworking skills, attention to detail, and decorative embellishments for a functional piece with Western flair. The hand-beaded magazine racks are finished with decorative nails and the option of tan, blue, red, or black leather; while the Arrowhead racks are made with book-matched feathered walnut and a choice of leathers, including buttery taupe and black with red fringe.