Archive for June, 2009

Umbrian Idyll

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

I spent a week in beautiful Umbria recently in a very special place called the Castello di Casigliano. This castle has a very long history and like many historical properties here in Italy, it has been adapted to function as a contemporary centre for meetings, fine dining and holiday accommodations. ...

A Table for A Muselaar

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

The painted muselaar from my 'Labour of Love' post of October 23, 2008 needed a table and stool. The client requested that we take inspiration for the design from the harpsichord stand pictured in this Flemish painting: Plans were drawn up and the woodworker got to work We then finished the stand with ...