Part of the fun of the truckload of furniture was naming these pretty women. Do YOU name YOUR chairs? Click on the image to see a larger photo.
My favorite design tools are still spiral bound notebooks, clipboards, and wooden pencils. For me, pencil sketching on paper is the beginning of all design. It's how I process my ideas into 2D prior to modeling in 3D.
Always heard if you've got nice legs you should show them off! This little footstool's cabriole legs were left bare underneath a short fan pleated skirt. The antique linen hand selected for this creation is specially processed so that it can be used and washed for many generations to come.
My love affair with antique chairs began a few years ago in The High Point Antique & Design Center. It was there that I heard Toma Haines, the diva in The Antiques Diva & CO, give a presentation on European chairs. Sounded more soap opera than history lecture, and I was inspired to book with one of her diva guides, a slipcover reconnaissance through Italy. Not long after, I was propositioned by Pandora de Balthazar about making slipcovers using her much sought after Old World antique linen. Here's where the truckload of furniture comes in ...