Archive for September, 2010

J. ROBERT SCOTT INTRODUCES OMBRÉ (The Video)

J. Robert Scott announces the introduction of Ombré a ground-breaking achievement in decorative furniture finishing designed and developed by Sally Sirkin Lewis.  The innovative concept has never been attempted on wood veneer, and marks a milestone in the design field.  Ombré Veneer finishes accentuate the inherent characteristics of the wood and exhibit subtle gradients in intensity and shade from dark to light, producing a distinctive, individual effect on each veneer, as individual as a fingerprint.

J. Robert Scott announces the introduction of Ombré a ground-breaking achievement in decorative furniture finishing designed and developed by Sally Sirkin Lewis.

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J. ROBERT SCOTT INTRODUCES OMBRÉ

Los Angeles, California – September, 2010 J. Robert Scott, Inc. the internationally known luxury furniture and textile manufacturer announces the introduction of Ombré, a ground-breaking achievement in decorative furniture finishing. 

After three years of development, the company, under the leadership of President, Founder and Hall-of-Fame designer, Sally Sirkin Lewis http://www.architecturaldigest.com/architects/100/sally_lewis/sally_lewis_profile
unveils the proprietary finishing technique on selected new designs.  “I was intrigued by the transparent effect of watercolors, and I wanted to translate the concept of a seamless color transition to wood veneer,” explains Ms. Lewis.  The resulting finishes exhibit subtle gradients in intensity and shade from light to dark, producing a distinctive, individual effect on each veneer.

In French, the word ombré means shadow or shade.  The term, ombré is commonly used in the field of textiles to refer to a color effect that is generally produced by arranging different tones of threads or fibers in the warp of a woven fabric. 

J. Robert Scott’s innovative concept has never been attempted as a decorative furniture finish, and marks a milestone in the design field.  The proprietary technique offered in Daybreak Ombré™, Twilight Ombré™, Mist Ombré™ and Storm Ombré™ finishes, result in one-of-a-kind examples of Furniture as Art.  A  Utility Patent has been filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. http://www.uspto.gov/

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