Richard Berquist

Edward Durell Stone and Sen. J. William Fulbright, two successful sons of Fayetteville, Ark., joined forces in the early 1950s. Fulbright wanted to diversify his family’s wagon-making company, and he asked the architect, a lifelong friend, to design furniture for production. The resulting pieces—on view in Ozark Modern: Edward Durell Stone’s Fulbright Furniture, at the University of Arkansas’ Fine Arts Center Gallery—combined midcentury modern’s clean lines with a regional Arkansas aesthetic. Through Feb. 16. •