The modish motif of scallops is discovered throughout daybeds, tables, and chairs, which Cumming notes stems from an Artwork Nouveau affect; she additionally regarded to the later work of the French modernist Charlotte Perriand, particularly when she started expressing her romantic naturalism by way of wooden. A dresser with round detailing, in the meantime, is impressed by minimalist Jean-Michel Frank.
Every one, from a reclaimed dresser to a burl wood-legged espresso desk, can be made in Los Angeles. Holding the whole lot native was essential to Cumming. “The design business right here is so outstanding and there are such a lot of expert, wonderful distributors,” she says. “Having these those that I belief and worth, that may actually craft items as much as the usual I’m on the lookout for, was tremendous essential. I need to be recognized for a set that’s made, sourced, and designed domestically.”
The laid-back fashion of the L.A. acted as a second inspiration, seen within the pure accents from linen cushions to reeded facades that function throughout her 10 debut items. (The debut providing is now obtainable through the Maison Madeleine web site, and shortly through The Professional.)