Fromental flew in their head artist, Master Wang from China to Decorex and will be auctioning his Chinoiserie panels painted throughout the show. All proceeds go to Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres. There are four panels, measuring 3.6m x 2m in total (and worth about £3,000). Go to stand B68 to leave your bid in the silent auction.
Today’s masterclass in Chinoiserie painting on the Fromental stand…
De Ferranti has assembled 50 of his most unusual samples in a special black leather presentation case. His ‘Cabinet of curiosities’ includes samples of marble, metal, mother of pearl, mosaics, limestone, basketweave, bas relief, and much more. It’s ideal for an interior designer pitching for high-end residential and commercial work.
The ‘Transparent’ perspex piano designed by 1066 Pianos to ‘blend invisibly into any interior’. From Markson Pianos, who sell, hire, restore and maintain upright and grand pianos.
Leporello‘s pretty ‘Etien’ bed, with the stand papered in Marthe Armitage’s ‘Manor House’ hand lino block printed wallpaper from Hamilton Weston.
Collier Webb Hardware designs take their inspiration from nature, found objects, traditional patterns and iconic designs such as the zeppelin airship, the helter skelter slide or the fusilier lancer helmet. Made in brass or bronze, and available in nickel, gilded, antiqued or customised finishes, the collection includes door handles, cupboard knobs and window accessories.
Decorex International 2012 is open until 5pm on 23 September, Royal Hospital Grounds, London SW3. www.decorex.com