Designer Terms Defined: Boiserie

Every now and then, we will explain through descriptive text and visual images, terms that we use regularly but that may be new to you. The proper terminology will undoubtedly bring out your inner designer, so without further ado:

Traditional Boiserie

Traditional Boiserie

Transitional Interpretation

Transitional Interpretation

Contemporary Interpretation

Contemporary Interpretation

Do you have an interior design term you would like us to explain?  We would love to hear from you!


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One response to “Designer Terms Defined: Boiserie

  1. My wife and I moved here from Newport, RI. where she worked in one of the many mansions left by the likes of VanderBilt, Morgan and many others of the “Gilded Age.” Her business office was in an 1800’s mansion now part of Salve Regina University and it looked very similar to the Versailles example here.
    Much of the custom framing I did was for the Preservation Society of Newport keeping or replicating period frames and preserving that history.

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