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Dream in Colour: Upholstering Chairs for Vitor Azevedo

By  Sarah Skinner 2023
I was really pleased to be approached by artist Vitor Azevedo to cover a pair of chairs that he had lovingly stripped back and repaired, spending many hours on their restoration. Vitor had had fabric printed from one of his abstract paintings and asked me to cover the chairs using traditional upholstery methods, he wanted them to be 'something special' - so no pressure there!! The chairs are currently on display and for sale, alongside other abstract and figurative paintings by Vitor and Bernie Rutter at Gallery MI, Wirksworth, a really beautiful space, in the exhibition 'Dream in Colour' which runs until 31 May 2023. This is exactly the kind of project I love: if you would like to experiment with translating your work into a fabric design and seeing it on a piece of furniture then please contact me, I can help with all aspects from design to fabric selection and printing as well as upholstery!

Fabric (c) Vitor Azevedo Photograph (c) Sarah Skinner

(c) Sarah Skinner

(c) Sarah Skinner

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Digitalis Chair


Orange Slash Chair

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