Futuristic Glamour ! Space 2010

Recently, I’ve been working with new mediums. Metal and acrylic to be exact. You may have noticed this trend with my “Glamour” line which includes mirrored pieces as well as clear acrylic pieces.

 It’s fun to experiment with new material, and at the same time, it’s also a learning experience. Acrylic and metal need different adhesions than wood, for instance. They cannot be sanded as rigorously as wood, so preciseness is a must! Stress levels are different too. While some acrylics have a little “give” to them, they also crack easily if you are not using the correct tools when cutting and shaping. All said and done  though, acrylics and metals bring a different look to home decor.

 My recent article in Fashion Doll Quarterly Magazine explores the idea that furnishings for the home can be made from many different materials. And that “futuristic” does not necessarily mean cold and uninviting.

For your viewing pleasure, here are some photos from the shoot that were not used in article.

The Living Room

The Dining Room

The Bedroom:

See the article in its entirety in the Autumn 2010 issue of FDQ. On sale at book stores now  !


16 Comments Add yours

  1. john c says:

    just speechless…. fabulous job, Maryann!

  2. Lisa says:

    Oh My! You got it girl! I especially Love the dining room…..Cannot wait to see the FDQ, haven’t received mine yet…

  3. Ann says:

    Gorgeous – I love everything about these rooms!

  4. Lucy Maloney says:

    I do love these Maryann, however what have you made that I have not loved. That is the truth too! Can’t wait to see the magazine. Always enjoy your things in there. You got that knack.

  5. Shuga-Shug says:

    Gorgeous work as usual! Love the dining set in particular, great use of the acrylic! And that coffee table is fab!

    1. maryannroy says:

      Thanks Christina- Plan to do more pieces with some colorful acrylic in the future. Some modern items for today’s gals!
      Glad you like it!

  6. Lisa (kkjo) says:

    Absolutely breathtaking. I believe you have outdone yourself… I really didn’t think that was possible. Impeccable craftsmanship, Maryann. Congratulations on another winner.

    1. maryannroy says:

      Thanks for the lovely compliments Lisa. Hope you pick up the issue. I like to do the writing too. 🙂

  7. Glenn says:

    Possibly your best yet. Glamorous and sleek. This is how a doll ought to live!

    1. maryannroy says:

      Thank you Glenn! 🙂

  8. JennFL says:

    These pieces are just wonderful – I especially love the “Ice Blue” color scheme.

    Congrats on more stunning work, Maryann

  9. Vince Nowell says:

    As always, I love this. Contemporary, yet gives a nod to the past. Very chic, and I would love to live in an environment like this, myself. 🙂

  10. Sherry says:

    Absolutely Fantastic. Very Chic. I want it all!!

  11. OMG! Every room is to die for. They are gorgeous. The color palettte is fantastic and I love the open-ness of the clear chairs. So light and airy.

    Can I move in? Please? Marsha, Enchanticals

  12. Marsha West says:

    This is brilliant. And, those “flowes” in the vase are truly creative. I adore the shininess and the open feeling, esp. the DR table set.

    I covet it. Nah… that is one of the 9 deadly sins. Let me rephrase that. I really really really love it 😉 Marsha, Enchanticals

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