LOS ANGELES – J. Robert Scott, Inc. the internationally known luxury furniture and textile manufacturer announces that the United States Patent Office has issued patents to designer Sally Sirkin Lewis for her Andromeda Chair, Cloud Buffet, Ribbed Floor Lamp, and Linea Floor Lamp.
Ms. Lewis’s design of the Andromeda Chair incorporates an inlaid mother-of-pearl chrysanthemum on the front and back of the glossy lacquered chair. The two lighting selections that have been granted patents feature distinguished surface details. The Linea Floor Lamp has an inset of sea snake skin in the recessed center panel. The Ribbed Floor Lamp (and shade) is entirely covered in leather, with double stitch detail. Finally, the Cloud Buffet, which takes its name from the cloud-like, carved, swirl detail, which is finished in silver leaf.
For the past four decades Ms. Lewis has distinguished herself as a pioneer in the design field. These four patents join a large family of exceptional furnishings that have met the standards of originality, and innovation and qualify them for a design patent from the U. S. government.
ABOUT SALLY SIRKIN LEWIS AND J. ROBERT SCOTT, INC.
J. Robert Scott, Inc. the luxury home furnishings manufacturer was founded in 1972 in Los Angeles by Hall of Fame designer Sally Sirkin Lewis. The company was born out of Ms. Lewis’ desire to provide her clients with contemporary, well made furnishings that met her uncompromising standards of quality and beauty. Her understated, signature style has become known as “California Design.” To this day, she serves as the President of the company, which has established itself as an influential design force around the world, with company owned showrooms in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, and London, and representation in 27 cities in 18 countries.
Throughout her career, Ms. Lewis has been awarded more than 150 U.S. Design patents for her furnishings which are manufactured by hand in the 77,000 square foot factory in Inglewood, California. Through her guidance and direction, J. Robert Scott has gained recognition as an exceptional resource for custom design furniture. It is rare to find a company that can modify any of their existing items, or create an entirely new a piece, tailored to the specific needs of their clientele. It is not unusual to see skilled craftsmen, many of whom have been with Ms. Lewis for more than 20 years, hand sewing the edges of a sofa or patiently applying gold leafing to a console. The techniques used are the traditional construction methods that date back to the Renaissance, these talented craftsmen are truly modern day artisans.
J. Robert Scott is well known in the interior design industry for utilizing rare and exotic veneers, as well as Shagreen, snake and goatskin parchment in the manufacturing of its products. The textile division offers a distinctive range of hand-woven silks, silk mohair, wools, velvets and JRS Superkidskinä among nearly 900 couture-quality luxury fabrics, in the most appealing and contemporary colorways. Furniture and textiles designed by Sally Sirkin Lewis for J. Robert Scott are instantly recognized for their beauty and valued for their quality, the essence of the company’s commitment to producing “Furniture as an Art Form.”
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