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Stool painted in faux wood topped by a faux cushion

Stool painted in faux bois, ornate with a faux painted  cushion One of my clients had a black stool called in French an X shaped stool (by reason of its crossed legs)  bringing sturdiness and style to the piece. It … Continue reading

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Vive les friezes!

A frieze is a linear repeated decorative pattern, with a geometrical or natural design.     Friezes serve several purposes in the decorative art: completing ornate rooms with sophisticated patterns, or bringing in a specific theme as a focus point to … Continue reading

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Murals in the City

Many large murals adorn the French urban streetscapes.  Some serve a sole decorative purpose: to transform unsightly blank walls or hide temporary renovation work.  Others are political or whimsical.  However, when it comes to the beautification of the city, the … Continue reading

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