Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Dealer Kari Bloom, Miniton Miniatures - Upholstered Furnishings

With a background in art and design, IGMA Fellow Kari Bloom uses her graphic skills to create unique 1:12 scale furnishings. Her designs include Arts & Crafts, Art Deco & Retro, and unique whimsical pieces. She makes many of her own fabrics. Email: minitonmini@aol.com. Web: http://minitonmini.wix/kari-bloom

Arts & Crafts: Tiled Cube Chairs and Table, Screen.
Art Deco & Retro: Hand-painted screen, "Flame" sofa, boomer table.
Deskey Set: Leather "Streamline Moderne" inspired by designer Donald Deskey.
Deco Set: Lounge, Chair, and hand-painted Screen.
Whimsey: Buckle chair with Kari's own fabric, leather straps and brass buckles.
Handcrafted trunk, closed.
Handcrafted trunk, open. 

"Boho Patchwork Chairs Workshop" to make two chairs at Chicago International Show, April 14-15, 2015. An option for making all five chairs is offered. The additional chairs will be in kit form. http://www.bishopshow.com/workshopschedule.htm 

To see more of Kari Bloom's designs, to >here<.

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