Modern Trompe l'Oeil: Photo Upholstery by Sarah Engelke

Modern Trompe l'Oeil: Photo Upholstery by Sarah Engelke

Aaron Able
Oct 21, 2008

Earlier this month, both Kristin and Keehnan covered designs that embraced Trompe l'Oeil. Sarah Engelke, an interior architecture student at Rhode Island School of Design sent us pictures of her innovative chair makeover. Sarah transformed the armchair with her own custom upholstery &mdash she stripped the old textile, took pictures of the frame, printed her photographs on to iron-on transfers, ironed it on to canvas and carefully reupholstered it...

Thanks for sharing Sarah!

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