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by Grace Bonney

peggy lo, owner of providence design shop figments, was kind enough to share a sneak peek into her beautiful blue dining room. you can see a full sized photo right here and a description in peggy’s words below. [thanks peggy!]

“Our small bungalow was built in 1935 by our neighbor’s grandfather. When furnishing the space, we went to our dealer friend, Kevin Regan, who owns a great vintage modern
furniture store, Acme, in Providence. The dining chairs were Eames knock-outs from the ’50s. They were once classroom chairs and are extremely comfortable. The chair in the foreground is from IKEA. I covered it with fabric from Asia so it would look better. The pattern reminds me of Japanese designer, Mina Perhonen’s work.”

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  • Crazy, i have 2 of the same chairs, this past november i picked up 2 eames knock offs when a guatemalan company had like 12 of the blue painted and birch ones.. they are super comfy..one has a 1963 date on the bottom

  • I miss figments! I’m a NY transplant from Providence. There are such great small stores hidden everywhere. NIce to see it on design sponge.

  • Grace, I thought you had mentioned recently that there was going to be a sneak peek of your place or am I making that up? I know you recently showed your SJP curtains and your reupholstered sofa. I was hoping to see your new OK wallpaper and your kitchen with your new kitchen knobs.

  • i love that blue. for some reason i remember that wall as fuschia.

    the upholstery fabric is gorgeous. will you be selling fabrics at figments anytime soon?

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