At a traditional Park Avenue apartment in NYC I executed a classic grey glazing technique in the dining room. The walls received a stippling gaze and the woodwork a soft striae. The previous look was dark green, and a bit dated. The new grey finish still works very well with the dark antique furniture, butContinue reading “Grey Glaze Walls”
As New York City entered phase 1 after the Covid virus lockdown, and construction has started up again, at some point late Summer Yvonne Verwer of YVStudio will be repainting this ornate lobby. Below is a rendering of the proposed end result. Here is what the space looked like a year ago: Several details ofContinue reading “Ceiling Restoration: Before”
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VEVO, the world’s leading video and music platform, celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a special live event in New York City this month. Five sets, representing their popular videos, were recreated; videos were projected on these at the party. YVStudio was hired by The 4×8 Workshop and Lauren Nikrooz to paint two of the sets:Continue reading “Vevo’s 10-Year Anniversary Party”
YVStudio created a painting for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Rex Orange County recently made an appearance to perform his latest single ’10/10′ from his new album “Pony”. YVStudio was commissioned by set design firm Nikrooz Studio to make a seascape (rear wall on the set) on top of which the Pony logo, as seenContinue reading “Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show”
My client requested a matte finish, multi-colored Venetian Plaster instead of the usual shiny and monochrome surface associated with this technique. The result was an ethereal-looking surface with very subtle color combinations, almost looking like a beautiful water color. The floors were finished in a satin poly-urethane which provided the perfect compliment to the wall areas.Continue reading “Matte multi-color Venetian Plaster”
At a magnificent art deco building near Manhattan’s Metropolitan Museum YVStudio gilded a residence’s elevator entrance, the door and the panel above. This penthouse apartment project was executed in silver leaf, keeping with the silvery elements on the building’s facade and the gilded lobby ceiling. After applying the silver leaf in a perfect grid, theContinue reading “Silver leaf elevator door”
For the soon to open Oasis Adult Day Center, a state-of-the-art adult day care facility in Brooklyn, YVStudio painted an oasis mural in it’s foyer. In the center is the company’s logo, painted to look like it is part of the dunes.
The Woolworth Building, which towers 60 stories and 792 feet above Broadway between Park Place and Barclay Street in downtown Manhattan, was the tallest building in the world when it was completed, in 1913. Financed by Frank W. Woolworth and designed by architect Cass Gilbert, the building won widespread acclaim for its pioneering steel-frame structureContinue reading “Woolworth’s Empire Room”
Gorgeous velvety milk paint in a Tavern Green color was applied on the walls of a NYC loft. A polished beeswax finish was added for water protection. Milk paint is gaining a wider usage because it contains only ingredients that are all-natural and will not harm the environment. It can give the look of Colonial America,Continue reading “Milk Paint Walls”