Whilst perusing one of my favourite sources of inspiration I happened across an article about two modern furniture designers, Jurgen Laub and Markus Jehs. The first thing I notice from the article is the picture of of them both working on their designs in miniature. When the designs go to full scale production, do the models just sit on a shelf somewhere? Am I missing out on a secret auction site that only the insanely rich and famous are privy to or is this just me being overly optimistic about another avenue for buying modern miniatures? Inquiring minds need to know...
Elle Decoration used a mini room as an illustration this month. I actually squeeed a little, thinking that Elle were following trend, launching a modern miniature challenge that would inevitably attract more people to the hobby. Sadly the article wasn't at all miniature related.
I managed to get a new idea from scribble to reality today. It's rare for me to make something in one go but this had niggled for so long that something had to give.
The cupboard is made from Rosewood with opaque plastic inserts to mimic frosted glass. The reason for the 'glass' is so you get a hint of what's contained within when the lights are on...
The doors don't open, purely to hide the led light strip and wiring (which is tucked against the top panel). However there's a false back that is removable so you can place something inside if you wanted to give it that 'display cabinet' type of look. I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out. Even happier that it's finished and ticked off the 'attempt' list.
Have a great day/evening/morning *delete according to applicable time zone