Monday, September 27, 2010

{louis has learned the art of texting}

Louis-style chairs have been spotted sporting lovely script fabrics, and I am a big fan of this trend. What a perfect way to add a touch of pattern and femininity!

Style at Home's November issue features two chairs with flirty script fabric on the back {Elte and CamillaHouse}, and I think they bring just the right amount of glam and sophistication to the table {pardon the pun}!

Carolyn Quartermaine is the queen of French script fabrics. I love her sumptuous use of bold color, silk, and romantic scrolling text. Quartermaine is an artist, fabric designer and stylist who has worked on projects for Hermes, Vogue Living, and Louis Vuitton. As you can see in her work below, Louis XV chairs become sculptural pieces in modernist settings!

I could think of endless possibilities for these gorgeous script fabrics!


michelle b @ every little thing said...

The text on the chairs is surprisingly beautiful! I especially love the striped fabrics with the text on it!
Lovely finds, Nancy!

Elements said...

Given that text on canvas, book boxes and just about anything decor is alive and well in the decor world, this just fits in perfectly. x Kristie

P.S. I love this... said...

I love this! I've been looking for an affordable text fabric for a settee. Any ideas?

DesignTies said...

Fabulous!! I love letters and words, and it's so cool to see them making a statement in interior design.

These are all beautiful pieces of furniture -- can't really choose one favourite, but the chairs from Gabriella Sarlo with the pink & gold script fabric are especially beautiful.


Erika @ ~TiptoeButterfly~ said...

these chairs are beyond! - i love the pink one! - thanks for sharing!!!!

PS - come visit my first GIVE-AWAY - $45 worth of fabulous! - don't be shy - pass it along! :o)

*kiss kiss*
~Tiptoe Butterfly~

Brandi said...

Wow you were right about her being an artist! I love the hot pink and I bet the fabrics feel lovely!

Kathysue said...

I love any type of typeography and that pink chair is amazing. how fun would that be to have in a room, talk about a conversation piece!! Thanks for the email, Hubby likes your ideas. I will let you know how it works out!! KATHYSUE

theLENNOXX said...

Oh, lovely! Script fabric is so pretty, it looks so good on all the chairs your showcased.

xo Linda

The Glam Lamb said...

Nancy - I like this, and I keep coming back to this post and looking at it. LOL! Great grouping of images!!

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