Secretary desk yellow

Project: Secretary desk yellow
Location: Rotterdam, NL
Date of realization: Feb. 2017
Dimensions: 450 x 650 x 2200 (length, width, height)

 

A tailor made Sekretary desk, of Galician Pine, built in a traditional way, with an interior wax finish and water based brush painted exterior.
Although the use of colors in Shaker communities was strictly regulated by the "Millennium Laws", with blues, greens, reds and yellows, the most popular and preferred monochromatic treatments, "the Shakers, as research suggests, probably lived in a Technicolor world ... " continue reading

 

 

Far down in the forest, where the warm sun and the fresh air made a sweet resting-place, grew a pretty little fir-tree; and yet it was not happy, it wished so much to be tall like its companions— the pines and firs which grew around it. The sun shone, and the soft air fluttered its leaves, and the little peasant children passed by, prattling merrily, but the fir-tree heeded them not. Sometimes the children would bring... continue reading