Greene & Greene Furniture: Poems of Wood & Light

A book by David Mathias

Poems of Wood & Light is now available. You can order via this site or online booksellers -- click Order Your Copy in the menu above.

News & Updates
March 31, 2011 - I have launched, a new website dedicated to my non-Greene & Greene photography: architecture, landscapes and abstracts. Prints are available for purchase.

February 14, 2011 - I will be signing copies of Poems of Wood & Light in the Style 1900 booth at the Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference. Come see me Saturday February 19, 1:00-3:00 PM.

January 4, 2011 - The 2011 Friends of The Gamble House calendar, featuring photos from Poems of Wood & Light, is on its way to members. If you aren't already a member, consider joining.

December 13, 2010 - Poems of Wood & Light is a Top 10 seller for my publisher. I'm very happy with that since it was available only for the last third of the year.

October 8, 2010 - I will be signing books at the Gamble House Bookstore booth in the Pasadena Convention Center during Pasadena Heritage Craftsman Weekend, Saturday and Sunday October 16-17 11:30-1:30. If you are in the area, please come by.

October 1, 2010 - Poems of Wood & Light is now available in the Apple iBookstore and in the Amazon Kindle store. The iBook app is available for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Kindle reader software is available for PC, Mac, and several mobile devices.

August 28, 2010 - First report of someone receiving a copy of the book. The genie is out of the bottle.

August 26, 2010 - Greene & Greene Furniture: Poems of Wood & Light is now available. Signed copies will ship in the first week of September.

August 16, 2010 - Bob Borson is an architect in Dallas, Texas and the 2009 AIA Young Architect of the Year. In addition, Bob writes a very entertaining blog called Life of an Architect. Quite graciously, Bob has allowed me to write a guest entry for his blog. It is available now via this link.

August 2, 2010 - I received an advance copy of Poems of Wood & Light. It's a little surreal to finally hold it in my hands. Surreal and very satisfying. I'm very happy with how it turned out. Many thanks to my editor, David Thiel, and the designer, Brian Roeth.

July 28, 2010 - Advance copies of Poems of Wood & Light have landed at the publisher's offices.

July 15, 2010 - is a website dedicated to the work of artisans and craftspeople. In addition to tools to help you find an appropriate craftsperson, there is a blog. I wrote a guest blog entry for them. Have a look.

July 14, 2010 - The video trailer for Greene & Greene Furniture - Poems of Wood & Light is competing with other book trailers at YouGottaReadVideos, a site dedicated to such competitions. My trailer is available for view now with voting set to begin on July 21. Vote early and often.

July 7, 2010 - A brief article on the Architects + Artisans website highlights an interview with David Mathias on the topic of Greene & Greene. Architects + Artisans, run by Michael Welton, is an interesting site with articles on a broad range of architectural topics.

July 4, 2010 - David Mathias has written a brief history of Greene & Greene for the Arts & Crafts Society. It is presented with a selection of photographs from Greene & Greene Furniture - Poems of Wood & Light and is available on the Arts & Crafts Society website.

May 25, 2010 - A new blog highlighting the work of Greene & Greene is now available on the Wood & Light website. Topics will include examinations of Greene & Greene houses and furniture, excerpts from Poems of Wood & Light, and assorted other topics. Readers can subscribe via RSS or email.

April 11, 2010 - Greene & Greene Furniture - Poems of Wood & Light is now available for pre-order. Orders can be placed directly from the author via this website, from the publisher, and other online booksellers. Copies ordered from the author will be autographed unless otherwise requested.