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Steven Gambrel Time and Place

Excerpted from Steven Gambrel: Time & Place (Abrams, 2012). Photography by Eric Piasecki.
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November 17, 2012
Megan Hodges wrote:
What color and brand are the lacquered navy walls?
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I'm looking for this look myself, and I believe BM Mulberry comes close to it. Looks great if lacquered, w yellow ceiling. Hope this helps.
   January 26, 2014 at 8:12AM
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November 10, 2013
Inman Tudor Interiors wrote:
can you tell from where is the chandelier? Love it!
July 11, 2013
combsmol wrote:
what color are the walls?
July 7, 2013
hjbarnes wrote:
What is the name of the carpet and manufacturer?
April 11, 2013
occomridge wrote:
Anyone know where that beautiful sofa is from?
January 26, 2013
cristel_98 wrote:
Can I have information regarding the window coverings? Thanks in advance.
December 3, 2012
Dallas Design Group, Interiors wrote:
Where is the amber table lamp from and the gold table lamp from??
November 25, 2012
dsantaniello wrote:
what is the name and manufacturer of the fabric?
August 22, 2012
The Design Studio wrote:
Where can we find this chandelier? - Hi, Love de chandelier. Is it vintage?

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Soften “masculine” rooms with high gloss and color: The clubby atmosphere of this library is tempered by the golden glow created by the reflective surfaces and amber accents. The shiny black walls are the perfect backdrop for a contemporary art collection while the bright yellow ceiling gives the illusion of a lofty ceiling.
Lisa Frederick added this to Lacquered Walls Rise and Shine
Imperfections will be magnified. If you plan to lacquer a surface, make sure it's in impeccable shape. Even barely discernible bumps, nicks and ripples will stand out sharply, highlighted by the sheen. You may need to skim coat walls, patch divots, repair unevenly taped drywall and more.Tip: Hold a flashlight parallel to the wall and play the beam slowly over the surface to pinpoint imperfections.
Samantha Schoech added this to Color Guide: How to Work With Black
This entire room is painted in high gloss, so it reflects light even though the walls are black. This works especially well on wood paneling and trim.
More geometric flooring in this eclectic room, in which high-gloss dark walls and leather chairs together with what looks like a tortoiseshell or veneer cabinet on the right. All very art deco.
Buckminster Green LLC added this to Want Gorgeous Interior Colors? Look to the Light
Note that the chandelier in this room is not on. Combine this with the fact that colors look different on different computer monitors, and what you see in the photograph is at best close to what the room looks like in person.
Summer Baltzer added this to 8 Ways to Dress Rooms in Art Deco Drama
4. High shine. Shine is key in an art deco home, so search for lacquer, glass, mirror and chrome to accent your space. Many art deco fabrics have a reflective quality too. The right lighting can make all of these materials glow. Get this look: For affordable shine, add a high sheen to one or all of your walls. If you’re feeling really brave, add a clear coat of lacquer on top of your wall color for some serious gloss.
Creating this look requires some serious wall preparation. Most walls will first need to be skim-coated, where a layer of joint compound or plaster is applied, before priming. During painting, you may need to layer three, four, five or more coats of color to achieve the effect you are looking for. Pros spray rather than brush on the paint for an ultra-slick look.

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