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Global Views on Trends for Fashion, Accessories, Interiors and more for the aspiring and passionate online trend-setting community. From Sydney with Love.

….. Hollywood Regency style antiques

Antique arm chair with gilt metal rope and tassel design  - 20th century from NEWEL

Italian 1940s gilt metal rope and tassel design bench  - NEWEL

Brass Vanity Stool   -  USA C.1970’s

…….. Treasure Chest

Japanese lacquer cabinet here
Seventeenth-century Japanese lacquer cabinet on a William Kent-style stand.

……. Treasure Chest

Seventeenth-century Japanese lacquer cabinet on a Dutch gilt stand

…...The Resurrection of Bamboo

Gilt bamboo molding by Howard Brodsky.
Photo by Pieter Estersohn
Bamboo Dining Chair by Michael Taylor Design here

Combine Chinoiserie elements with modern 
90s century furniture
Brass / Lucite Couch from Karl Springer
Bamboo jacquard pillow here
Geneva sound system - from Barneys New York 

…...Chinoiserie - The Color of Luxury

Dorothy Draper's Console    @ Kindle
Aquavitae Design   ::  here
 A compact 1920-style lounge chair 
upholstered in a gold fabric.
Qianglong Torn chair   :: here
Chinese lacquer - foldable traveling table - China, circa 1800

…...Noel Toy - Burlesque Dancer

Noel Toy - Burlesque Dancer
Photos from the February 9th, 1942 issue of LIFE MAGAZINE.

Photo: Nina Leen, one of the magazine's first female photographers.
More about Noel here

Some more fabulous treats! 

Noel today -  82 years young….

…... Chinese Dragon Chair Love

Anna May Wong

I love everything in this photo - The wooden screens, the traditional chinese interior…did I mention the dress?
Chinese Dagon Chair
 My Next Project: 

1. Find a dragon chair 
2. Lacquer it in an ivory white
3. Enjoy!
I keep you up-dated!

White Dragon Chair

…… Chinese Pagoda Cabinet

Chinese Chippendale Cabinet - Manufactured by Ann Getty House and here
Chippendale style cabinet - late 19century  @ Live Auctioneers
1922 - Chinese Chippendale cabinet @ 1st dips

…...Faux Bamboo

Napoleon III faux bamboo gilt ottoman stool - circa 1860, France

 White leather and brass armchairs designed by Maurice Bailey for Monte Verdi Young - USA, California1956

Coastal Living

Ca’Liza design and owner, Amanda Lindroth 

Photos May-June 2010 issue of Veranda Magazine. A gorgeous home named Ca’Liza. This house has the flair of southern France, but it’s located in the Bahamas. Designer: Amanda Lindroth

May-June 2010 issue of Veranda Magazine, a gorgeous home named Amanda Lindroth was featured. The designer and owner, Amanda Lindroth

Resurrection of the Lattice for Interiors

Terrace with Indian inspired lattice work
Marrakech Madraza Ben Youssef
Hermes - Windows by Leila Menchari
Sofas collection - 2010 from Roche Bobois
House Beautiful
House Beautiful

…… Resurrection of the Lattice

Antique garden trellis - here
Late 19th century garden room with treillage effects
Late 19th century garden room with treillage effects

At the turn of the century, decorator Elsie de Wolfe re-introduced Treillage into interior design. Here is her famous trellis room at the Colony Club.
Elsie de Wolfe's Trellis Room at the Colony Club

….. Obsession – Lattice Style

Michael Taylor - Interior Design
Chinese style screens
Nicholas Haslam Bamboo Cane Wallpaper here
Lattice Veranda
Vintage Rattan Daybed  Coleen & Company
So gorgeous ….
Thibaut Bamboo Lattice Wallpaper here
Stroheim and Romann Chinoiserie Wallpaper here
Chinese screen 
Bamboo lattice inspired lounge chair and ottoman in Nickel / Chrome @ Design Workshop here

Le Spa Royal Mansour, Marrakech - Morocco here

The Silver Leaf Rattan "Butterfly Chair" from McGuire Furniture here

I love Treillage 

Whether it's to bring a garden-look indoors or to create walls of airy chic, I’m obsessed with the lattice pattern or lattice inspired furniture.

The original lattice was used in hot Middle Eastern countries to keep the sun out and allow air to flow. Treillage can be traced back to the 12th century in Europe when used to support the vines growing on French farms and later in the 17th century in the formal gardens of Versailles.

At the turn of the century, decorator Elsie de Wolfe re-introduced Treillage. In the 1930s lattice, combined with chinoiserie elements and bamboo, found a glamorous reinvention in the Hollywood Regency Style. 
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