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  • Faux and distressed finishes: A “start to finish” look at creating a hand-rubbed black lacquer finish.

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    I find the processes used in the workshop fascinating, and though others might enjoy it if I share some of them here. Today we look at the steps taken from start to finish to create one type of finish: a slightly distressed thick black lacquer finish with hand rubbed  edges. In this case, the project […]

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  • A look at this years international furniture trade fairs

    For those furniture importers, wholesalers, trade buyers, interior designers or furniture retailers in the business who were unable to make it to this years Shanghai furniture fair, its worth heading over to our China sourcing blog to see what you missed.   Shabby chic remains a strong look and some of this years other nicer […]