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Art: Decorative Art at Mission Avenue Studio

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Art: Decorative Art at Mission Avenue Studio

"Margo always loved mysteries.  And in everything that came afterward, I could never stop thinking that maybe..."  The above quote is from the writer John Green (author of 'The Fault in Our Stars') who would surely have something to say about this delicate yet moody oil on canvas. That is the wonderful thing about art; whether it is contemporary, impressionist or realism, it expresses something both about the artist and the viewer and that always inspires conversation. "Art... inspire[s] thought and questions in adults and children alike, engaging the viewer to think and learn about the subject matter. It can...

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News: Let's Talk Pillows

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News: Let's Talk Pillows

Here at Mission Avenue Studio we use every bit of our resources to provide beautiful furniture for our customers. We are a resourceful company that takes care to not waste any of our materials. One thing we love to do with the fabrics we have, is create one of a kind pillows. We love to recreate furniture to the way we like. We pick out high-end fabrics that we love, and put them together to create unique products. Hand made, high-end, personalized products to our customers needs. We use our high-end fabrics to make our beautifully distinctive pillows. Some of...

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Design: A Queen Called Anne

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Design: A Queen Called Anne

Antique HQ tells us that, just like many famous artists today, the Queen Anne style was not popular until after the death of the Monarch. The Queen was actually responsible for the tea drinking revolution in England. "King Charles II, who ruled England in the seventeenth century, brought with him a Portuguese bride and a firm tea drinking tradition. As the king and queen were tea drinkers, a novelty in England at the time, the tradition immediately became popular among the wealthy. Tea replaced ale as the official beverage in England in very short order. When Queen Anne, a successor...

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Upholstery: Good, Better & Best

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Upholstery: Good, Better & Best

  One of our favorite things about working with high end vintage furniture is the knowledge that it was made really well from the beginning.   This intrinsic value doubles when you know the workmanship behind superior upholstery.       Interior Design Blogger Leslie Hendrix Wood walks us through the finer details of the upholstery construction world with a finesse that really shows the value of well made furniture. She makes a fierce argument for understanding the value of good construction;   "Many people are not clear as to the difference between a [new] $1500 sofa and a [new]...

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News: Sarasota's Mission Avenue Studio updates good older furniture!

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News: Sarasota's Mission Avenue Studio updates good older furniture!

 

The furniture at Mission Avenue Studio has already stood the test of time. The staff there just helps it catch up with the current fashion.

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