Collection by Zachary Edelson

A Look at Lacquer in Modern Homes


Lacquer found its way into modern design thanks to individuals like Eileen Gray, who learned the craft from a Japanese artisan and incorporated it into her works. Glossy, smooth, and reflective, it's an unmistakable feature of any room.

A quartet of red paints (Raspberry Truffle, Million Dollar Red, Vermillion, Arroyo Red), all by Benjamin Moore, make...
This sleek kitchen in the renovated Dolce and Burnham Residence hits warm notes with red lacquered cabinetry, cypress...
The dining room features 1970s leather-and-brass dining chairs and a table concocted from a brass-and-silver base and a...
On the ground floor, freestanding cabinetry with a gloss lacquer finish by Bulthaup separates the entryway from the...
This house in Carmel by the Sea is enlivened by its very red kitchen cabinetry.
On the uppermost level, long drawers coated in the same lacquer finish as the kitchen cabinetry make the most of the...
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