Upholstery focuses on details, nostalgia

Evans, Gary
January 2002
Furniture/Today;1/28/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p16
Trade Publication
Focuses on the importance of detail in designing stationary upholstery in Sa Francisco, California. Innovation of a sofa and loveseat detailed with nailheads and scalloped bun feet; Expansion of Vintage collection of with rolled arms, chenilles and leather, diamond tufting and nailheads; use of antique weaves and prints in the collection of Cisco Brothers.


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