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 thoughts on “Futuristic Glamour ! Space 2010

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

  2. 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.

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

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

    Congrats on more stunning work, Maryann

  5. 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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