INSTALLATION SERVICE

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As part of Mother Of Pearl & Sons ongoing commitment to our valued customers, we now offer a Hardware installation service.(more…)

FRENCH ARCHITECTURAL HARDWARE

Brionne

Meeting Brionne was a turning point for me and I’m tempted to say, a turning point for interior design in Australia – call me modest!

Back then I had evolved from furniture hardware to selling architectural hardware, mainly the Indian brass variety that was and is still popular for restoration of victorian buildings. For me it’s hardware that meets a need but I’ve always felt it is transplanted English style out of character with our way of life with the bright brass look suggesting servants to do the polishing.

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BAUHAUS,ARTS &CRAFTS AND ART DECO

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Bauhaus, Arts and crafts, Art deco,
The staff and I discuss the movements that have inspired the design behind the various ranges, if they’re interesting enough to warrant discussion, and I’m leading a charge on the idea that the Bauhaus movement stands tall.(more…)

BUENOS AIRES - Fersa

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Just back from a lightning visit to Buenos Aires for a short visit to Fersa – 5 days. You’ve probably heard it before, Buenos Aires – Paris in South America. It has been a mecca for architectural salvage. No kidding!(more…)

The Rateau connection

Armand Albert Rateau

I first came across this designer through Fersa. When I saw their range in the Buenos Aires showroom, I loved it. Even though I loved it, I wasn’t brave enough to order samples for the shop, though I eventually did and they’re there to be seen. We are currently processing and order for a local high profile architects’ own home.

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