TITLE

Creating a feeling of grand opulence

AUTHOR(S)
Andrews, Susan M.
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;11/20/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the first part of a series about fabric-to-frame design and merchandising. An example of combination of fabric and frame with insight from the merchandiser on what makes the combination work is presented. Opulent fabrics, pairing of subtle Asian influences with stripes, mix of espresso, gold and ecru colors, organic, open artwork and exposed wood frame with light carving are the factors that makes the design work.
ACCESSION #
23168946

 

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