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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Bringing out the best of other people’s discards

"Upholstery salvage," muslin stapled to an ersatz French chair, is an example of the stagecraft Hilary Robertson and Alastair McCowan practice in a Brooklyn rental in New York. Robertson, an interior stylist, asked to be paid for a job for a furniture brand with the sofa.