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October 27, 1990 - Image 25

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1990-10-27

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the hearth is a Raku pottery vessel.
One of the owner's requests was for
"mirrors, lots of mirrors." Mr. Weiss
obliged by covering the dining room
wall with an immense mirror that
flows into a black wall-hung buffet.
Hanging in the center of the mirrored
wall is an ornate Venetian glass
Mr. Weiss said, "This room is not
a large space. The mirror in the din-
ing room plays up the space." Lofty
ceilings throughout the upper level
add to the expansive illusion.
In the dining area, a wide fuchsia
band jumps out from the silver-gray
carpeting, following the lines of the
dining room table. Mr. Weiss said the
bold color was used to give definition
to the open dining area, which sits
slightly off from the living room The
fuchsia stripe contrast boldly with the
carpeting in the two rooms. Six chairs,
black with thin silver stripes and
chrome frames, surround the table.
All the cabinetry and the dining room
table were built by Vogue Furniture
of Livonia.
The art work flanking the dining
room table is spectacular. On the
large wall space in the dining area is
an oversized watercolor by Gayle Blitz
of Troy. By infusing greens, purples
and fiery oranges with fuchsia and
black, this contemporary painting of
a woman with flowing robes adds
shocks of color to the sophisticated
color scheme.
The other wall displays an original
painting by the father of art deco, Er-
fe, which again depicts the many
moods of women.
The contemporary kitchen is small
and windowless but a skylight was
added to infuse the kitchen with
natural light and create the illusion of


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The master
colors are
muted and
accented in
pillows of suede,
fur and silk. The
behind the bed
has a three-

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