Vevo’s 10-Year Anniversary Party

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 4x8 Workshop and Lauren Nikrooz to paint two of the sets: … Continue reading Vevo’s 10-Year Anniversary Party

Nike Mural Holiday 2019

For Holiday 2019 Nike will release a footwear and apparel collaboration with Olivia Kim. For art director / set designer Lauren Nikrooz YVStudio created a 10 foot mural for the photoshoot. Details shown below: film director John Waters and Mowabb sneakers. According to Elle Magazine:  “For her new collection with Nike, titled "No Cover"—a nod … Continue reading Nike Mural Holiday 2019

Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show

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 seen … Continue reading Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show

Matte multi-color Venetian Plaster

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

Silver leaf elevator door

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, the … Continue reading Silver leaf elevator door

Woolworth’s Empire Room

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 structure … Continue reading Woolworth’s Empire Room

Milk Paint Walls

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

Hamilton Theatre Event

The 4x8 Workshop hired YVStudio to do decorative painting at the historic Hamilton Theatre in Harlem, NYC.   Production designer Jonathon Beck created an event for APPARATUS, a New York based design studio for lighting, furniture and objects. YVStudio painted a wall section, to match the surrounding walls, that would function as a hidden door. Halfway … Continue reading Hamilton Theatre Event