Hand Painted Projects
Entirely custom hand-painted decors, designed specifically for a particular project, using designs we create or make to the designer’s specifications. Intricate gold leaf work if desired is one of our specialities. This option is painted on a crackled gessoed canvas to install as full rooms, panels in moldings or as decorative panels. This is our top of the line option which is very time consuming for the studio and is the ultimate luxury in frescoed rooms.
Custom printing means the client selects a design from our collection and sends us measurements or elevations of the surface to be covered. We then adapt the chosen design to their room so it looks tailor-fitted to their space. Most of the architectural and ornamental designs in our collections are available only in custom printing. The other designs can be adapted to the height and color required for each individual project. Thus each project is unique and printed specifically for a particular space. For some areas we might require templates in order to fit the design perfectly. This option is priced by the square meter or square foot and also has customization fees.
Standard printing means the client selects a design from our pre-determined Standard Size and Color collection. We offer scenic designs in five heights : 225cm, 255cm, 275cm, 300cm & 325 cm (from 88 5/8 to 128 inches), and in most designs, 3 to 11 color choices are available as well as grey tones & sepia options. Standard decors are printed in panels in 90 cm width (35 3/8 inches). Standards have a very attractive price point because there is no customization. There is also the advantage of rapid delivery. Our standard designs loop ie. the first and last panels connect, so it is possible to continue the design as long as necessary.
Decorative panels are a selection of panels that offer decorating solutions without having to do full wall installations. We have a vast collection of panels that can be framed or stretched on wooden chassis with printed faux frames or that can be framed as any painting and hung in a room as decorative panels. They can also be mounted as folding screens. Many subjects are available as series of panels that can be hung as pairs or can go around a room as suites of panelling. One can consult our online catalogue for the complete selection available.
The archive collection is an extraordinary convergence between original 18th century decorative works and state of the art technology. We had the very good fortune through our friendships with important antique dealers, Museum directors, chateau owners and private collectors, to have access to original 18th Cent. East India Company wallpapers. It is through these acquaintances who had confidence in the quality of our work, that we were able to slowly piece together such a rare and valuable collection of antique wall decors. These wallpapers sometimes come up for sale at famous auction houses and fetch important prices as they are so rare and beautiful. We are able to offer them to our clients at a fraction of their value because we have scanned them at the highest possible resolution into our image bank. It is impossible to distinguish our prints from the originals and we have baffled many experts with their realism. We can also custom print them in the height needed for any project. Many of these wallpapers were in poor condition or incomplete scenics. We took the liberty of interpreting and reconstructing the missing parts and restoring and refreshing the damage digitally. We also were careful to preserve the wonderful patinas and atmosphere of the originals. We invite you to visit our website where you can browse through our complete collection of antique archive designs that include selections of repeat designs.