Architectural Digest Commission

February 13, 2024
Creating three commissioned pieces for Basic Projects and my close friends Brad and Felicia Taylor last year was an incredible opportunity and a honor. It's truly exciting when a series of artworks can continue to evolve through commissions, and even more so when they are featured in Architectural Digest.

Photography by Nicole Franzen

Prior to starting the Magnolias, I had the opportunity to do a walk through with the Taylors and have a detailed conversation about their vision for these artworks. We delved into their desired essence and atmosphere, and how they wished the art to create a serene ambiance in the room. 

This commission was inspired by my 'Late Summer Bloom' Magnolia series, the request came a few weeks after the series release, so it was very enjoyable to revisit them and create these flowers on a smaller scale. 

Photography by Nicole Franzen

    A few years ago, I painted a lamp for my son's room and loved the way it accessorized his room. So I was very excited to begin on this third commission piece. The colors perfectly enhance the room's details and immediately draw your attention when you walk in. This room exudes a cozy and inviting atmosphere that I absolutely adore.
This will always remain one of my favorite project because it involved friends, community and AD. All of my favorite things! 

Shop the remaining 'Late Summer Bloom' Magnolia Series here.