Monday, August 11, 2008

Chinoiserie - Painted Furniture







I personally adore Chinoiserie. I once used a very small jewel case with legs that was from the Paris Flea market. It was from about 1803, it was the darkest green , almost black.
The top lifted up, it had the original salmon silk in it and a mirror. It was tattered inside which was fine. The outside had very simple/delicate lines.
Ladies used to sit on a little stool and put on their jewels for the day or an elegant affair.
It measured about 26 high , 12 wide by 18 long.
I used it next to a chair in an aqua toile dressing room. It ended up being featured in a magazine.
ah.................I wish I could time travel.
I would only go back in time.
Wish I could today....The Georgian era, I want to be there.

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I have been in this business since the age of 22.

I love what I do and cannot imagine my life without Design.

Design Challenges are great.

And because of those challenges

I have imported fine antique pieces from Paris,

Designed and Manufactured Furniture,

Created Fantastic Window Treatments,

And solved all kinds of spatial & architectural issues

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