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- From Basement-Basic to Chic Guest Suite, Part One - This glamorous guest suite in Connecticut was not always so chic. Roderick Shade made over this room by re-thinking the space entirely. Here’s the Before: If an existing architectural element isn’t helping, like this brick fireplace and builder’s grade exit door, it’s hurting. So Roderick removed the fireplace and painted the wall in vertical stripes [...]
- Hidden Treasure - Rod found this astonishingly beautiful sculpture in a New York city junk shop, drawn to it because it reminded him of how his own brother looked as a little boy. Turns out it is a rare piece by Harlem Renaissance artist Richmond Barthe, one of eight believed by art experts to exist. (Two other known [...]
- Fine Dining - Dining table in ebonized hardwood by Roderick Shade. Offered in custom sizes and choice finish. For information contact us. Here it is in a completely different setting: