DESIGN OF THE MONTH > OCT 2011 > WINNER: Betty Byrne
Congrats to Betty Byrne! She is the winner of the Design of the Month – October, 2011. The Client’s reaction: “They are, in her words “Princess closets”, and she thinks they are more beautiful than those in the movie “Princess Diaries.” That’s quite a compliment.”
Betty is one of our top designers — she really outdid herself with this project! The design was a stunning Armoire and Shoe Closet. It was installed by Rachel Precourt.
The Project: Create much needed storage space in the client’s bedroom to organize her collection of clothing, fashion and shoes. The timeline was tight and the customer was in her own words, “sophisticated and exacting”.
The New England home was 200 years old and had VERY small closets. The storage that Betty designed was customized to match the existing woodwork throughout the home. The Armoire featured 5 part shaker-style Door/Drawer fronts in solid Maple, Swarovski Crystal Hardware, “Hollywood Silver” EcoResin, and an Acrylic Jewelry drawer. Custom painted in Benjamin Moore “Dove White” High Gloss.
The Client was thrilled with the final result, “I am writing to express my family’s delight…Betty may well be the single best [vendor] I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with.”
The Client, on Customer Service:
“Betty was the key. She is so professional and knowledgeable that she makes the details smooth and bearable even for a time-pressed client like myself. She came and measured, came and marked walls, came and consulted on the hardware, came and dropped off resin samples. She kept me to a schedule that worked out well in the end”