LOS ANGELES - Veteran furniture company, J. Robert Scott, celebrates its 40th birthday this year. Founded in 1972 by Sally Sirkin Lewis, the products use traditional manufacturing methods and custom wood designs to create unique pieces of furniture.
Accentuating the wood grain instead of covering it is a primary focus of their furniture designs.
In 2010 Lewis introduced the Ombre concept of furniture finishing which is based on the notion that a transparent gradient effect of seamless color from light to dark can be achieved on wood veneer.
The Ombre idea highlights individual characteristics of grain and structure, as each property responds differently to the application of the wood tone dye.
J. Robert Scott maintains a 76,000 square foot factory in Inglewood, CA which contains some employees who have been with the company for over 20 years.
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