Cascade Stairway

Descending Laura Spector's fanciful rustic stairway is like walking onto a set for Midsummer's Night Dream. With its uninterrupted lines and curvilinear form, the stairway is elegant and fluid, artful but rustic, enchanting but sturdy. Constructed from sustainable Oriental Bittersweet vines over a custom built iron inner frame, each 8 foot unit is totally unique- a collaboration between artist and nature that balances form with function, without compromising the natural growing patterns of the vines. The stairway not only reinforces the connection with nature, but allows the natural form to take lead in the final design.

Awards

Powerful Projects Award : Design Journal

Laura Spector is a designer and builder of rustic furnishings. Inspired by nature, and raised by a very French mother, she creates whimsical, one of a kind furnishings in the 18th Century, European Romantic tradition.

According to Barbara Israel, author and consultant to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “Laura is the only contemporary artist working in this medium. She has mastered the technique of the uninterrupted line, creating works of classical symmetry from natural forms.”

Light in spirit, rich in detail, she likes to explore the connection between nature and the decorative arts. “I love to blur the line between rustic and refined and am always amazed at how easily my source material lends itself to that exchange.” From English wrought ironwork to French boisserie, her furnishings suggest nature with a nod to history.

Hmmm... Isn't that Sting posing on a Laura Spector bench on the cover of INTERVIEW MAGAZINE? Oh, I see they used Cindy Crawford as a prop for Laura's recent “What Becomes a Legend Most” campaign. Her work has been featured in The NEW YORK TIMES, HOUSE & GARDEN, INTERIOR DESIGN, OPRAH, and ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN as well as several books on rustic and garden design.

Ever the fashionista, her work has been commissioned by Bergdorf Goodman, Macy*s, Catherine Malendrino, Mario Testino and the new Dallas “W Hotel.” While we can all be invited to the homes of Joan Baez, Don Imus and Phil Donahue, why not book a suite at The lake Placid Lodge stopping for lunch at Grounds for Sculpture on the way?

786 Westport Trpk
Fairfield CT 6824
United States
(203) 254-3952
http://www.lauraspectorrusticdesign.com
Laura Spector Rustic Design
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