1950’s Office Chair: Back To The Classroom

My upholstery project has brought me back into the classroom once more, and I can’t think of a better way to kick off the new year. As promised, I’m sharing my journey with you, step by step. Who knows – … Read More

NR Wishes All A Vintage New Year 2016!

  Bye bye 2015, hello 2016!  Time to look forward to longer brighter days, new exciting products and warmer cheerier weather (okay maybe the last one is a tad unrealistic!) We do have some lovely new products in our shop … Read More

Rule Britannia! Union Jack Chair

Christmas has arrived early at Napoleon Rockefeller with the delivery today of these new hand-crafted quality vintage style Union Jack lounge chairs and matching foot stools made here in England! These little beauties are guaranteed to be a show stopping feature … Read More

Bespoke & Commissioned Pieces

YESTERDAY.  TOMORROW. The art of painted furniture… Napoleon Rockefeller is dedicated to celebrating the beauty of vintage retro and antique furniture, and we’re also passionate about invigorating and re-inventing those out of date unloved pieces that otherwise would be all too … Read More

Little Edwardian Brown Desk

Introducing my latest painting project…a unique vintage brown mahogany desk on castors in an (mostly) unloved shade of brown.   My first thought was how to make the most of the shape and character of this piece…what colours to go … Read More

A Fine Victorian Bookcase

Painting is a passion, but it’s always more pleasurable when you’re commissioned to work on a piece that has fine form even in its naked unpainted state. And this handsome Victorian bookcase in rich brown mahogany was one of those examples. … Read More

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