Thursday, April 19, 2007

Tin Foil Wall Treatment


I love this idea from the Kips Bay Decorator's Showcase featured in today's House & Home section of The New York Times. That's tin foil on that wall! Here's what the captions says about it specifically:
Using a simple spray mount, Randall Beale and Carl Lana glued aluminum foil to the wainscoting along the staircase between the entrance foyer and the first floor. “Our inspiration was Andy Warhol’s Silver Factory,” Mr. Beale said. “After all, isn’t a show house about experimentation?”

He added: “The foil nicks, but it acquires a patina, and it is easy to repair. If I was doing this in a real house I would coat the foil with clear polyurethane.”


1 comment:

Susan said...

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