ANTIQUE REPRODUCTION

Miami Abstract artist Austin Kerr antique restoration and custom finishes

Distressed Hand Painted Finishes on Furniture 

With over 10 consecutive years working for Adele Kerr Inc. producing hand painted Country French finishes followed with another 10 more years finishing in Miami. Kerr has deeply researched these finishes by traveling all over Europe and experimenting with various materials to create the correct look, amount of distressing and points of wear that all types of pieces get over the years. These finishes are done in a very mythological way to offer the top interior designers what they are looking for.

Miami Abstract artist Austin Kerr antique restoration and custom finishes

Distressed Wood Stain Finishes

Attention to details is so important to us. This is a reference to show the placement, level and variation of the distressing to a new desk we finished out to look as close to the real thing as possible. 

Miami Abstract artist Austin Kerr antique restoration and custom finishes

Antique Reproduction Hand Painted Wall Paneling 

This master bedroom was paneled on all four walls in a plain white finish before Kerr came to glaze it to resemble old French paneling. We can do built-ins, accent panels and fully covered walls in any kind of finish you can come up with.

Miami Abstract artist Austin Kerr antique restoration and custom finishes

Antique Reproduction Gesso Finishes

If you are looking for a special European finish, a chalky gesso finish is always a great look. Shown is a brand new console Kerr double boiled gesso and created this authentic Italian finish, even the top is finishes in gesso. He tinted the gesso  4 colors, layered them and distressed back through to create something with more depth.

Miami Abstract artist Austin Kerr antique restoration and custom finishes

Distressed Wood Stain Finishes

Theres nothing like a perfectly worn antique piece of furniture. Lets design the perfect piece as if it was created 100+ years ago waiting for your client.

Miami Abstract artist Austin Kerr antique restoration and custom finishes

Distressed Composition Metal Leaf Finishes

These finishes when done right can really be stellar! This was a custom bar where Kerr laid every square of gold metal leaf on the wall.

Miami Abstract artist Austin Kerr antique restoration and custom finishes

Reproduction Finishes on Interior Millwork and Cabinetry

We can assist with your millwork wether it is a residential or commercial project. We can create more simplified finishes for lower budget commercial jobs too.

Miami Abstract artist Austin Kerr antique restoration and custom finishes

Reproduction Finishes on Custom Built Furniture

This unit is a special piece we received raw and did all the finish work and gold leafing on, minus the Trompe L'oeil.

Miami Abstract artist Austin Kerr antique restoration and custom finishes

Interior & Exterior Distressed Wood Ceiling Stained Finishes

This fantastic finish we did on the ceiling of a 1,600 sq ft room with a 24' high vaulted ceiling and additionally the same on the patio ceiling outside.

Miami Abstract artist Austin Kerr antique restoration and custom finishes

Lacquer and Water Based Glue Crackle Finishes

Wether you are looking for a subtle lacquer crackle in a solid color or a more eye catching water based crackle we have you covered. Shown here, a kitchen island finished with a water based mucilage glue and casein crackle. 

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