WHY YOUR WALLS ARE SWATHED IN SILK

Town & Country (Philippines) - - MASTERS OF DESIGN -

in 1967, Thomp­son, who sin­gle-hand­edly re­vived the an­cient art of Thai silk-mak­ing, dis­ap­peared in the forests of malaysia. His body was never found, but the busi­ness he cre­ated re­mains a rev­e­la­tion.

“Tony Du­quette was a friend of Jim’s and spent the Thanks­giv­ing be­fore he dis­ap­peared at his fab­u­lous Bangkok house [now a mu­seum]. Du­quette had won a Tony for cos­tume de­sign for camelot us­ing Jim’s iri­des­cent silks. For me Thai silk is a must. Its jewel tones ac­tu­ally glow.” —Hut­ton Wilkin­son, in­te­rior de­signer

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Philippines

© PressReader. All rights reserved.