Sally Sirkin Lewis Adds New U.S. Design Patent

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J. Robert Scott, Inc. the internationally known, American luxury furniture and textiles manufacturer announces that the United States Patent Office has issued a Design Patent to designer Sally Sirkin Lewis for her Cabriole Cabinet.

U.S. Design Patent D650,608. High Polish Excelsior Veneer, Finish - Ombré Storm™ U.S. Utility Patent Pending

U.S. Design Patent D650,608. High Polish Excelsior Veneer, Finish - Ombré Storm™ U.S. Utility Patent Pending

Sally Sirkin Lewis introduced the Cabriole Cabinet in fall 2010 as part of the Ombré Collection, so named from the French word meaning shadow or shade.

J. Robert Scott, Inc. the internationally known, American luxury furniture and textiles manufacturer announces that the United States Patent Office has issued a Design Patent to designer Sally Sirkin Lewis for her Cabriole Cabinet.

J. Robert Scott, under the leadership of President, Founder and Hall-of-Fame designer, Sally Sirkin Lewis introduced the Cabriole Cabinet in fall 2010 as part of the Ombré Collection, so named from the French word meaning shadow or shade. The dramatic 72” (183cm) tall cabinet is shown in excelsior veneer, with Ombré Storm™ finish. The proprietary finishing technique exhibits subtle gradients in intensity and shade from light to dark, producing a distinctive, individual effect on each wood veneer. J. Robert Scott’s innovative concept is a design milestone in decorative furniture finishing, and each piece in the Ombré Collection is signed and dated by the designer. A Utility Patent has been filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. http://www.uspto.gov/

For the past four decades Ms. Lewis, through her company has distinguished herself as a pioneer in the design field and a leading source of originality in American furniture manufacturing. “We are very proud of the furniture we make, in both quality and style, our products are proof that good design is timeless,” says Ms. Lewis. “At a time when people are suddenly sensitive to the origin of the products in their homes, I think it is important to note that J. Robert Scott furniture has always been Made in America,” she adds.

About Sally Sirkin Lewis and J. Robert Scott, Inc.

J. Robert Scott, Inc. the luxury home furnishings manufacturer was founded in 1972 in Los Angeles by Hall of Fame designer Sally Sirkin Lewis. The company was born out of Ms. Lewis’ desire to provide her clients with contemporary, well made furnishings that met her uncompromising standards of quality and beauty. Her understated, signature style has become known as “California Design.” To this day, she serves as the President of the company, which has established itself as an influential design force around the world, with company owned showrooms in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, and London, and representation in 23 cities in 16 countries.

Throughout her career, Ms. Lewis has been awarded more than 150 U.S. Design patents for her furnishings which are manufactured by hand in the 77,000 square foot factory in Inglewood, California. Through her guidance and direction, J. Robert Scott has gained recognition as an exceptional resource for custom design furniture, all hand-made in America. It is rare to find a company that can modify any of their existing items, or create an entirely new piece, tailored to the specific needs of their clientele. It is not unusual to see skilled craftsmen, many of whom have been with Ms. Lewis for more than 20 years, hand sewing the edges of a sofa or patiently applying gold leafing to a console. The techniques used are the traditional construction methods that date back to the Renaissance, these talented craftsmen are truly modern day artisans, each one dedicated to creating the very best in heirloom-quality furnishings.

J. Robert Scott is well known in the interior design industry for utilizing rare and exotic veneers, as well as Shagreen, snake and goatskin parchment in the manufacturing of its products. The textile division offers a distinctive range of hand-woven silks, silk mohair, wools, velvets and JRS Superkidskinä among nearly 700 couture-quality luxury fabrics, in the most appealing and contemporary colorways. Furniture and textiles designed by Sally Sirkin Lewis for J. Robert Scott are instantly recognized for their beauty and valued for their quality, the essence of the company’s commitment to producing “Furniture as an Art Form.”

For additional company and product information, please visit http://www.jrobertscott.com.

Digital images available upon request. Please contact June Lockhart –Triolo jtriolo(at)jrobertscott(dot)com.

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