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Friday, January 27, 2012

Traditional Home Magazine: Features Inson Dubois Wood Chinese New Year at Holiday House Designer ShowhouseNYC

Museum quality art adorns the walls and creates a great backdrop for a 18th Century style Dragon by Lladro,

This is the same exact room ( used in a Vogue photo shoot ) just before Inson Wood lacquered it in 5 layers of Moore Benjamin Morrocan Red Paint and added the Christopher Hyland Custom Trim and window fabrics. Note the faux crocodile ceiling treatment.

Traditional Home Magazine, February/ March 2012 issue featured designer Inson Dubois Wood's room at Holiday House NYC in Leonard Blavatnik's triple wide former Woolworth Mansion at 2 E. 63rd street explored an interpretation of Chinese New Year for its theme. The Decorator show house's most show stopping room used dramatic Chinoiserie- style Pelmets, or structured pagoda shaped valences with Christopher Hyland tassels, reminiscent of the lanterns often used during the Chinese New Year.  Doors, windows, and walls are painted red to bring in the good luck and usher in the year of the Dragon - a symbol of prosperity and good fortune for all. The room became the penultimate destination for many, mixing styles from Louis 16 to edgy modern and helped raise an all time show house record in contributions for Susan G. Komen for the Cure to Breast Cancer - Ecomanta

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