Last week, I finished the final piece of this railing for a client in Somerville. I’m really proud of it. We started the design in June, and I began forging in July. Three months later, here it is:
The inspiration for the piece came from a few objects in the client’s house. Their house was a 1910 Victorian style, so I turned to Art Nouveau for some structural inspiration. The bird-detail in the middle is my own inspiration. I’ve drafted a bit about how I did the whole thing, along with some photos of the work in process, but it’s a really rough draft and I have other things to get through first.
I’ll be getting some more professional photos soon. I’d like to submit this to design magazines, but I have no clue where to start. Hopefully there will be more commissions like this in the future. I am really happy with how it came out!