Stella Arcavia New Photography

Stella + Arcavia

STELLA – Pewter

STELLA – Antique Brass

Specifications – STELLA

Stella is an exciting new addition to the frame collection from Reflecting Design. Additionally, Stella represents a first; along with the new Arcavia frame, Reflecting Design is offering this mirror in two mirror options; a standard convex mirror and a beveled flat mirror. Stella is a wonderful new option in a wall mirror.

Design
The design concept for both Stella and Arcavia is inspired by jewelry design. Diamonds, emeralds, rubies and other precious gemstones are faceted to gather and reflect light. Stella applies a similar technique. The base form is faceted and modeled to produce a unique design, one which wonderfully reflects light off 168 individual surfaces. From all angles a rich impressionistic experience results.

Stella is in some ways an interpretation of the sun or star burst motif. Here the design is a significant departure from what we see so much of in the marketplace. Commonly long thin rays surround an insignificant convex mirror. Stylistically these designs date back centuries and little innovation has occurred in the meantime. By comparison, Stella is a bold frame centered around a large convex mirror – a large convex mirror offers the most impressive convex mirror experience, a signature of Reflecting Design convex mirrors. Stella by design is beautifully dramatic, an original exuberant expression of familiarity.

The frame is offered initially in three finishes. Two antiqued metallics – Antique Brass and Gunmetal, and one paint – Black Rust. Metallics compliment the faceted geometry creating light play. Antiqueing offsets the modern form creating a transitional piece.

Made in Canada and the United States

Colours
Antique Brass, Gunmetal, Black Rust
All frame finishes are done by hand. Slight variations in the finish from the photos is likely.

Mirrors
Convex Mirror
Beveled Flat Mirror

Specifications
Style: Transitional
Frame Diameter : 39 in. | 99 cm.
Frame Height (back to front) : 3 1/4 in. | 8.2 cm.
Mirror Diameter (visible) : 27 5/8 in. | 70.2 cm.
Beveled Mirror : 3/8 in. | 10 mm visible
Weight on wall: XX lbs | XX kgs
Hanging Method : Convex Mirror – 40 lbs soft strand wire.
Hanging Method : Flat mirror – French cleat (installed)
Wallside Hardware : Convex Mirror – buyer supplies
Wallside Hardware : Flat Mirror – French cleat wall side bracket supplied.

See: https://www.reflectingdesign.com/mirrors/ Colour / Care for installation advice.

Ships with hanging instructions.
Cleaning: ships with cleaning kit (convex mirror only)
Box Size : 41 7/8 x 41 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. | 106.3 x 106.3 x 14.9 cm.
Boxed Weight : XX lbs | XX kgs

The Convex Mirror
All Reflecting Design convex mirrors use acrylic to create the convex mirror lens. Acrylic provides for a more consistent geometry. Consistent geometry means an even proportional scaling without any of the stretching or distortion one commonly sees in glass convex mirrors. Acrylic also allows for greater variability in the geometry which means Reflecting Design can maximize the height of the curve for an optimal visual experience.

The Antiqued Convex Mirror
Antiqueing mirror is an art form. Before a protective coating is laid over the back of the mirror the silver agent is attacked carefully and artistically with an acid. The silver agent is etched. The mirror is then sealed for protection. The mirror is cleaned and care for a with all our convex mirrors.

Convex Mirror Care
Do not clean our convex mirror with glass cleaners. All Reflecting Design mirrors ship with a dedicated cleaning kit. The kit is cleaning solution, a microfibre cloth and instructions. These components are commonly available through hardware stores, plastic supply shops or through Reflecting Design. Care for your mirror and it will last a lifetime.

Flat Mirror
Beveled mirrors have edges that are cut at a slight angle to the normal surface. The bevel creates a beautifully natural framed edge to the mirror. It creates a finished look that augments the design. The mirror is a robust 5 mm thick glass mirror. A 25 mm bevel edge is cut and polished. An elegant 10 mm is visible.

ARCAVIA – Antique Brass

ARCAVIA – Pewter

Specifications – ARCAVIA

ARCAVIA. By design, there are mirrors that are nothing new, there are mirrors that pretend to be something new, and then there are mirrors that are actually new; this is ARCAVIA. A new mirror from designer Matthew Buck. One of two new designs now available through Reflecting Design.

Design
The design concept for Arcavia, and Stella, is inspired by jewelry design. Diamonds, emeralds, rubies and other precious gemstones are faceted to gather and reflect light. Arcavia and Stella apply a similar technique. The base form is faceted and modeled to produce a unique design, one which wonderfully reflects light. Arcavia has 147 surfaces. From all angles a rich impressionistic light-play results. As an interior design piece Arcavia stands out with style and design.

Finishes
Arcavia is offered initially in three finishes. Two antiqued metallics – Antique Brass and Gunmetal, and one paint – Black Rust. Metallics compliment the faceted geometry creating light play. Antiquing offsets the modern creating a more sophisticated subdued piece; modern transitions to contemporary. The Black Rust finish accents the ridges and lines of the design detailing and embellishing the design.

Arcavia. Original wall art.

Made in Canada and the United States

Colours
Antique Brass, Gunmetal, Black Rust
All frame finishes are done by hand. Slight variations in the finish from the photos should be expected.

Mirrors
Convex Mirror
Beveled Flat Mirror

Specifications
Style: Transitional
Frame Diameter : 39 in. | 99 cm.
Frame Height (back to front) : 3 1/4 in. | 8.2 cm.
Mirror Diameter (visible) : 27 5/8 in. | 70.2 cm.
Flat Mirror: 5 mm thick mirror with approx 20 cm bevel

Weight on wall: XX lbs | XX kgs
Hanging Method : Convex Mirror – 40 lbs soft strand wire.
Hanging Method : Flat mirror – French cleat (installed)
Wallside Hardware : Convex Mirror – buyer supplies
Wallside Hardware : Flat Mirror – French cleat wall side bracket supplied.

See: https://www.reflectingdesign.com/mirrors/ Colour / Care for installation advice.

Ships with hanging instructions.
Cleaning: ships with cleaning kit (convex mirror only)
Box Size : 41 7/8 x 41 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. | 106.3 x 106.3 x 14.9 cm.
Boxed Weight : XX lbs | XX kgs

The Convex Mirror
All Reflecting Design convex mirrors use acrylic to create the convex mirror lens. Acrylic provides for a more consistent geometry. Consistent geometry means an even proportional scaling without any of the stretching or distortion one commonly sees in glass convex mirrors. Acrylic also allows for greater variability in the geometry which means Reflecting Design can maximize the height of the curve for an optimal visual experience.

The Antiqued Convex Mirror
Antiqueing mirror is an art form. Before a protective coating is laid over the back of the mirror the silver agent is attacked carefully and artistically with an acid. The silver agent is etched. The mirror is then sealed for protection. The mirror is cleaned and care for a with all our convex mirrors.

Convex Mirror Care
Do not clean our convex mirror with glass cleaners. All Reflecting Design mirrors ship with a dedicated cleaning kit. The kit is cleaning solution, a microfibre cloth and instructions. These components are commonly available through hardware stores, plastic supply shops or through Reflecting Design. Care for your mirror and it will last a lifetime.

Flat Mirror
Beveled mirrors have edges that are cut at a slight angle to the normal surface. The bevel creates a beautifully natural framed edge to the mirror. It creates a finished look that augments the design. The mirror is a robust 5 mm thick glass mirror. A 25 mm bevel edge is cut and polished. Approximately 9 mm is unseen behind the frame, 16 mm is visible.

The Author: Matthew Buck is the creative energy behind Reflecting Design and Odlum Entrance.

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