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About Your Designer

I have studied art and design in a variety of industries and in numerous mediums.  In my formative years, my preferences were mostly to work in charcoal still life's, ink drawings and illustrations.  Through college, I broadened my abilities into painting and graphic design and began working in art direction and layout within the advertising industry.  I began to yearn for greater creativity and worked ceaselessly in graphic manipulation while studying additional computer-aided illustration programs.

Finally, I realized that two-dimensional boundaries were too constraining for my vision and I started to work in small manufacturing shops, building indoor/ outdoor furniture and decorative construction.  I began a program of coursework to learn traditional craftsman style techniques, and structural engineering, as well as freeing my creativity.

Today, as owner and fabricator of Lounge World Furniture Design and Manufacturing, inc I pride myself on a unique blend of chic fashion and well-crafted creations which will become heirlooms to pass down through your family’s generations.

Sam Maloof & I

Myself working with world-renowned furniture craftsman, Sam Maloof.
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Although I am not currently manufacturing projects at this time, I am always happy to provide advice and discuss your latest dream work!

American Society of Furniture Designers
Proud Member of:
The Furniture Society  
Pomona Valley Art Association


I also offer recommendations for other artisans and craftspeople that I admire.

For interior finishing services please refer to:

Custom Brush by Michele Vaughn:

Faux finishing, specialty paint such as rag, sponge, antiquing, etc. and design services.


Michele Vaughn


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