A PERSONAL MESSAGE
Edward J. Audi
Alfred Audi, Aminy Audi, Edward Audi, Andrea Audi, and Carolyn Audi Fischi
Dear Mom and Dad,
Throughout this catalog you will find Stickley stories. These
The Stickley rocking chair is very symbolic…an item of
furniture that beckons infants and nonagenarians. In 2015, I will be sitting in it as I read and contemplate inequities in
are real stories by real people, and they reflect the Stickley story which is rich in family tradition and enduring relationships. It is also the story of connection to home as a gathering place
global health. In 2020, I hope that you will be sitting in it as
filled with warmth, friendship and magical moments.
you rock and bond with a child of mine. In 2030, you will be
We hope you enjoy browsing through this Modern catalog–
sitting in it somewhere in my house where you will then be
you are likely to find something that helps you transform your
living so that you can be present in my children’s lives and I
home into a sanctuary of grace and beauty. From our family to
can help with whatever you need assistance with. In 2050,
yours, we thank you for making Stickley a part of your family
I will be sitting in it…gray/white hair, perhaps knitting or
legacy and look forward to hearing your own Stickley story.
perhaps just taking in what will be going on around me, ideally holding my grandchildren. In 2114, some Welch will be sitting in it, not someone that we will ever know about or
meet, but a descendent of you two, someone who will be preserving the dual legacy of cherishing both fine family and fine furniture.
Aminy I. Audi
Edward J. Audi
CEO & Chairman of the Board
Stickley Furniture's Modern Collection catalog.