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Designer Terms Defined: Shagreen

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:

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shagreen, stingray

Shagreen

shagreen stingray hide

Stingray Leather

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lounge-chairs

Shagreen Chair

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Arteriors Lawton Grey Shagreen Embossed Lamp (Available through J Banks Retail)

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Shagreen Trays by Made Goods (Available in J Banks Retail)

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Shagreen Collage

Shagreen bracelet and trays (both available at J Banks Retail), Shagreen earrings

shagreen garden stool

J Banks Designer, Shelley Wilkins, specified the faux shagreen garden stools from the J Banks Retail Store for the living room of the Coastal Living Palmetto Bluff Style Home

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

xo,

JB

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Designer Terms Defined: Gauffrage

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:

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Andre de Dauphine - Diva Gaufffrage in Silk Velvet

Gauffrage on a silk velvet

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Example of a Gauffrage embossing roller - lelievre -eu

A gauffrage hot pressure cylinder.  You can see how the pattern from the cylinder would transfer to the fabric.

Edelman Leather royal suede gauffrage in Tile Blue

‘Royal Suede’ gauffrage in Tile Blue by Edelman Leather (Available through J Banks Design)

Wesley Hall Settee with Velvet Gauffrage

Settee with velvet gauffrage

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Ralph Lauren ‘Staunton’ mohair gauffrage in Truffle (Available through J Banks Design)

Noel Mohair Gauffrage - Lacquer by Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren ‘Noel’ mohair gauffrage in Lacquer (Available through J Banks Design)

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Club chairs upholstered in a gauffrage fabric in the living room of San Regalo at Castello di Casole, a J Banks Design Group project in Italy.

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

xo,

JB

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Designer Terms Defined: Boucle

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:

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Boucle 1

Boucle Yarn

Boucle Yarn

Boucle 2

Double Boucle Throw -weave process

Boucle 3

Boucle Rug

Boucle Rugs

Mandarin Oatmeal Boucle Chairs

Mandarin and Oatmeal Boucle Fabric Chairs

Foam Alpaca Boucle Fabric

Boucle Fabric Detail

Boucle Cocoon by Hilary Carr

Boucle Cocoon by Hilary Carr

Dransfield & Ross Boucle Pillow

Dransfield & Ross Boucle Pillow (Available through J Banks Retail)

TOMS Guthrie Boucle shoes

Boucle Tom’s

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

xo,

JB

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Designer Terms Defined: Toile D’Jouy

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:

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Toile 1

Brunschwig & Fils Rose Toile Fabric

Brunschwig & Fils Berry Toile

Brunschwig & Fils Blue Toile

Brunschwig & Fils toile fabrics available through J Banks Design

Toile 2

Deveer Guest room

Joni Vanderslice specified this toile fabric for the draperies in a Hilton Head Island, SC residence.

Pink Toile wallcovering & couch

Toile wallcovering and upholstered sofa

Black & white toile wall covering

Toile wallcovering 

Toile 3

Black & white Toile chair

Upholstered toile chair

Fifth Avenue Toile Buffet Lamp

Lamp with toile lampshade. Similar styles available through J Banks Retail 843-682-1742

Toile 4

Red Toile pillow

Toile pillow

Embroidered Toile Sneakers

Toile patterned shoes

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

xo,

JB

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Designer Terms Defined: Faux Bois

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:

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Faux Bois

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Faux Bois Wrapping Paper

Faux Bois 2

Faux Bois on Houzz 2

Faux bois wall covering behind a bookshelf.

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Faux Bois Houzz

Faux bois items need not be brown and come in all hues, like this aqua wall covering.

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J Banks Designer, Cindy Munn, specified this Seabrook  faux bois wall covering for a bathroom in the Woodfield Long Point Clubhouse in Charleston, SC.

Faux Bois Collage

All available through J Banks Retail | 843-682-1745 or info@jbanksdesign.com: 1.  Michael Aram Twig frame 2. Faux Bois Trunk Table Lamp 3. Faux Bois Trinket Box with Bird 4. Kelly Wearstler Collection for Lee Jofa Faux Bois Fabric in Lagoon/Aqua 5. Faux Bois Treat Jar and Dog Bowl in Brown (also available in white). 6. John Robshaw, the Nicolette Mayer Collection, for Duralee Chun Fabric.

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

xo,

JB

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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

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Designer Terms Defined: Wainscot

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:

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

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