Bright and beautiful
- Tips from a Furniture Restorer. Varese, Michael // Country Living;Jan2001, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p56
Answers some questions about the care and repair of furniture. Ways to repair an unevenly worn lacquer on a brass bedstead; Tips in fixing the screws of a desk flap.
- Bending Asian lacquer in eighteenth-century Paris: New discoveries. Hagelskamp, Christina; Heginbotham, Arlen; Van Duin, Paul // Studies in Conservation;Sep2014 Supplement, Vol. 59, pS221
The article discusses the use of Asian lacquer in 18th century furniture. Topics include details on the effect of furniture's curvilinear design on the application of lacquered decorations, details on lacquered "veneer's" role in allowing bending, details on the prevalence of Chinese lacquer on...
- product spotlight: furniture/seating. // Display & Design Ideas;Oct2006, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p50
The article presents information on furniture/seating. The Cone low table, manufactured by Oso Industries features a colored and polished cast-concrete top that appears to float over a black, lacquer-finished wooden base. The Capriccio chairs, part of Renovatio LLC's Emerald Collection, are made...
- Wendell Castle Collection. // Interior Design;2004, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p84
This article features the Fiesta accent table from Wendell Castle Collection in Leroy, New York. The accent table will energize and provide visual fireworks in any room. It comes in a choice of crackle-lacquer finish colors for the base and exotic wood choices on top.
- A Wood Finishing Primer -- Part 1. Carotti, Trento // Finishing Today;Feb2007, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p42
The article focuses on several chemical systems used in wood finishing in the U.S. The nitrocellulose lacquers were the first to be used in semi-industrial wood finishing. Acid curing lacquers produced durable and hard film which is suitable for furniture, chairs and tables. Waterborne lacquers...
- A thousand and one varnishes. Arveil, Christine // Strad;May99, Vol. 110 Issue 1309, p508
Discusses the application of varnishes and lacquers to musical instruments and other furniture. Origin of the idea of varnishing; Comparison between European varnishes and oriental lacquer; Barrier toward European artisans' goal of excellence; Legal implication of importance of skill in...
- Vintage red turns heads. Clark, Anna // Bulletin with Newsweek;04/14/98, Vol. 117 Issue 6118, p50
Presents information on the popularity of European red lacquer (or japanned) furniture. Sale of a bookcase at Sydney, Australia's Goodman's auction; London, England dealer Mallett's use of red lacquered almost as a trademark; Details on a bureau cabinet offered in April of 1998 by Sotheby's in...
- WEST meets EAST: RARE GEMS OF 18TH-CENTURY FRENCH FURNITURE WITH AN ASIAN FLAIR. SCHUSTER, ANGELA M.H. // Blouin Art + Auction;Sep2014, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p99
The article discusses the popularity of French styled furniture with Japanese and Chinese lacquer work by 18th century furniture makers such as Adrien Delorme, Etienne Levasseur, and Jean-Henri Riesener at the Biennale des Antiquaires antiques fairs in Paris, France from September 11 to 21, 2014.
- Shimmer Spectrum. T. I. // Frame;Jul/Aug2014, Issue 99, p022
The article features clothing and furniture with lustrous lacquer designs, including an Axial pendant from Bec Brittain, handblown glass containers designed by Sebastian Herkner for Pulpo and Aurora pots designed by Phil Cuttance.