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After building sets for Glyndebourne, top London musicals and Michael Jackson concerts, trained designer Charles Kimpton waved goodbye to his theatrical production company and set up furniture business Leporello, which celebrates its 10th birthday this year.
Inspiration: I want to redo our piano bench with silver legs and maybe with the nailhead trim, too.
I need a big beautiful dining room and a lot of money to include these chairs into my everyday life.
Louis XVI (sixteenth) aka Neo-Classical.Louis XVI chairs are easy to spot because they always have the fluted leg. Where the Louis XV chairs were curvy, these are very angular with straight lines. Popular motifs include: columns, pilasters, wreaths, garlands, drapery, floral festoons, rosettes, lyres, urns and ancient mythology.