THE VAN ET LOOK
Hair stylist Jon (Spiro) Hanjianto-
niou, of Jon's L'Atelier, was asked to
create a stylish look for an execu-
tive brunette named Vanet. "Since
my specialty is color and cut togeth-
er, I created a reddish-brown color
with highlights. The cut is easy to
take care of. It has several different
lengths and layers that all blend in
beautifully. The look is amazingly
Jon has dubbed this cut the
"Vanet look," because he has had
many clients asking for the same
haircut and color.
Hair styled by Jon Hanjiantoniou,
of Jon's L'Atelier, West Bloomfield.
Photography by Murray Goldenberg.
This romantic fabric by Schumach-
er, titled Fleur Variees, has a floral
bouquet and includes a bird's nest
and eggs. It was inspired by 17th-
century Dutch paintings and 19th-
century hand-painted porcelain.
"This is just one of the many de-
signer-label fabrics we carry," says
Tracey Henbury of The Finishing
Touch in Royal Oak.
The Finishing Touch uses the
fabric to repair, refinish and custom
design furniture. They also are
adept at painting, wallcovering and
making drapes. According to
Tracey Henbury, The Finishing
Touch is a full-service studio that
provides interior design consulta-
tions. "We can do it all. We can
make an old sofa look brand new."
Merchandise shown available at
The Finishing Touch, Royal Oak.
Interior designer Tobyann Sneider
Pollak, of Sneider Interiors, wanted
to utilize the space in a large West
Bloomfield living room. "I covered
the space with a screen instead of a
painting. It provided a variety of
colors and textures," said Pollak.
In addition to being a decorative
piece, the screen can function as a
room divider. This Egyptian-in-
spired screen has purple and gold
accents carved into a black lac-
Merchandise available through
Sneider Interiors, West Bloomfield.
Steven Jackson and Henry Stuart,
of RPM studios in Pennsylvania,
create unique designs in glass.
Their hand-blown products are ex-
hibited across the United States and
in Europe. Locally their items are
available at Objects of Art in West
"They use vibrant colors and
unique styles," says Beverly
Thompson, owner of Objects of Art.
Objects of Art carries a large selec-
tion of RPM glass including vases,
bowls and goblets.
According to designer Steven
Jackson, fruits are the common
theme. "Our products are based
on fruit" In addition to the violet
grape bowl featured, they have
banana and apple bowls. They
even design stemware using
fruits and have incorporated
pumpkins and acorns. When
asked why fruit is their signature
style, Jackson replied: 'That's our
niche in a nutshell."
Merchandise shown above avail-
able at Objects of Art, Sugartree
Plaza, West Bloomfield.
Artist Janet Kelman specializes in
architectural glass for commercial
and residential sites. Here she takes
a traditional entrance-way in Farm-
ington Hills and creates an elegant
look by adding an art deco design
on French doors.
She creates custom designs for
her clients. Her designs include ta-
bles, bowls, vases, screens, doors,
mirrors and windows. After consult-
ing with a client, she then sketches
When we recently visited her
Royal Oak studio, she was busy fin-
ishing a proposal for a restaurant by
etching some flowers into glass.
Works from her portfolio include a
steel table with a glass top, a carved-
glass fireplace screen, a beveled
and carved-glass coffee table rest-
ing on glass angles. Her designs in
glass can be traditional or modern.
Merchandise shown at right avail-
able through Janet Kelman, Royal
Oak. Photography by Janine
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