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Nov092010

Francine Turk at Buckingham ID

I love Julia Edelmann of Buckingham ID's showroom. I want to move in. Park my slippers under that Swedish couch. I'm sure Julia would let me and now is the prefect time. Works by Chicago artist Francine Turk (you may have seen pieces on the set of the Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn movie "The Break-up") are clustered salon style across the walls. Beautiful. So Julia when you least expect it you'll find a strange woman (moi) draped across a chair drinking it all in. Chill the champagne. I'll be over so.

Reader Comments (12)

That chandelier in the sitting room area is so pretty! I just have to have it! May I know where to get it from, please? :)

9 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWhitney

i'm loving francine turk's nude drawings. there's such economy of lines, but they're all brimming with tension and emotion. they're gorgeous.

9 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNathalie

It's absolutely incredible! I adore the eames chairs and Skouras chandelier- the picture wall is amazing- such a treat to look through- thanks for sharing this place- going right to inspiration folder!!

Can I move in too - those lanterns over the dining table...perfection!! Thanks for sharing this fabulous space!!

9 Nov 2010 | Unregistered Commentermydesignchic

nice! and not a trace of beige!

9 Nov 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpolish chick

This is no showroom.... this should be my house! Absolutely beautiful. I love the mixture of styles.

9 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMeggan

I love the curvy wooden chair in this picture. Can you tell me who the Designer is?

10 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTomasina

I love the Pink chair!!!!!!

10 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBetsy

Love the chain-link chair. Who designed it?

10 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChelsea

Hello Desire to Inspire fans!!
Thank you all for your kind words about our showroom and for the fantastic post! Regarding your questions:
The "Annabelle" chandelier is by Marjorie Skouras.
The wooden "Petal" chair is designed by Damian Barton.
The pink "Stretch" chair is by Jessica Carnevale.
The chain-link "Cafe America" chair is designed by Grain.
All are available at our showroom in Chicago - please contact us for further information and thank you so much for your interest!

Amy Kalmbach, Showroom Manager
Buckingham Interiors + Design
amy@buckinghamid.com
312.243.9975

11 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAmy

All of the artwork in our showroom is also for sale - the nudes, grave rubbings, and Matador series, all by Francine Turk, as well as the large-scale collages behind the conference table, which are by Kimberly Thurston. Both are local Chicago artists, whom we are so proud to include in our showroom! Please contact us with any questions!

12 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAmy

Hi,

Could you provide a price range for the smaller Francine Turk female nude pieces? I love them.

Thank you,
Whitney

16 Jun 2013 | Unregistered CommenterWhitney

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