DRAPERY DESIGNERS - DESIGNERS
Drapery designers - Used hurricane shutters
- interior designer: a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
(designer) architect: someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
A person who plans the form, look, or workings of something before its being made or built, typically by drawing it in detail
graphic designer: someone who specializes in graphic design
Upscale and fashionable
Made by or having the expensive sophistication of a famous and prestigious fashion designer
- Cloth coverings hanging in loose folds
- Long curtains of heavy fabric
- Drapery is a general word referring to cloths or textiles (Old French drap, from Late Latin drappus ). It may refer to cloth used for decorative purposes - such as around windows - or to the trade of retailing cloth, originally mostly for clothing, formerly conducted by drapers.
- The artistic arrangement of clothing in sculpture or painting
- curtain: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
- cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds
Estimating for Interior Designers
The first edition of Estimating for Interior Designers quickly became the “bible” for interior designers everywhere. This completely updated and revised edition provides all the basic, nuts-and-bolts information readers expect, along with all-new sections on faux finishing, including trompe l'oeil; Roman shades; and using upholstery fabrics for drapery and bed coverings. There is also a completely new chapter on hard floor coverings, including marble, stone, wood, painted canvas, and vinyl. Of course, all materials and labor cost figures have been updated.
Les Createurs de La Mode 1910 - 19- Salon de Vente - Worth
Charles Frederick Worth (13 October 1825 – 10 March 1895, widely considered the Father of Haute couture, was an English fashion designer of the 19th century, whose works were produced in Paris.
Born in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England, Worth made his mark in the French fashion industry. He worked at several prosperous London drapery shops before moving to Paris in 1846. He was hired by Gagelin and Opigez, well-known Parisian drapers. While working in their shop, he married one of the firm's models, Marie Vernet. Marie would model shawls and bonnets for prospective customers. Worth made a few simple dresses for his wife and customers started to ask for copies of the dresses as well.
Worth, by now a junior partner in the firm, urged his partners to expand into dressmaking, but they hesitated to risk their reputation in a business as low-class as dressmaking. Worth found a wealthy Swede, Otto Bobergh, who was willing to bankroll the venture and opened the dressmaking establishment of Worth and Bobergh in 1858. Worth was soon patronized by the French Empress Eugenie, and after that by many titled, rich, and otherwise notable women. Catherine Walters and Cora Pearl, the famous demimondaines, and Pauline von Metternich, an Austrian princess and musical patron, were Worth devotees, the infamous beauty Virginia Oldoini, Countess di Castiglione was often dressed by him. He also dressed actresses such as Sarah Bernhardt and singers such as Nellie Melba. Many of his customers travelled to Paris from other countries, coming from as far away as New York and Boston. Much of his work is associated with the movement to redefine the female fashionable shape, removing excessive ruffles and frills and using rich fabrics in simple but flattering outlines.He is credited as the first designer to put labels onto the clothing he manufactured. Worth gave his customers luxurious materials and meticulous fit. Rather than let the customer dictate the design, as had previously been dressmaking practice, four times a year he displayed model dresses at fashion shows. His patronesses would pick a model, which would then be sewn in fabrics of their choice and tailored to their figure. Worth was sufficiently fashionable that he had to turn away customers. This only added to his eclat. He completely revolutionized the business of dressmaking. He was the first of the couturiers, dressmakers considered artists rather than mere artisans.
Worth and Bobergh shut down during the Franco-Prussian War and re-opened in 1871, without Bobergh, as the House of Worth. Worth took his sons, Gaston (founder of Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture) and Jean-Philippe, into his business and the couture house continued to flourish after his death in 1895.
Betsy Kramer created this amazing story board showcasing our Essentials Spring 2011 Collection,as well as previous collections. It is on display in the designers library at Stantec/Granary.
Showing how to create the special finish achieved by designers, this book features both traditional and modern techniques for making a variety of soft furnishings. The techniques are illustrated with step-by-step instructions, and there are tips and practical sestions for each method.
Drawing on the secrets of professional workroom techniques, this detailed guide explains how to create the delicious fabric accents that "add warmth and coziness, coolness and quiet, or bright colorful vitality." Learn all the basics of designing, measuring, pattern matching, lining, and hanging, and then choose from among the more than two dozen projects to construct curtains, blinds, drapes, valances, tie-backs, cushions, and bed canopies. Plus, find helpful shortcuts (like using Velcro to close pillow openings or to hang valances), tips on alternate applications such as making a room divider out of curtains, interesting variations on standard looks, and sestions for reinterpreting the designs to suit your own personal style. --Amy Handy
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