Ace Hotel New Orleans

In 2015 we were commissioned by our friends at ACE Hotels, with whom we've done two previous sculptures, to create two chandeliers for the private dining room at the newest ACE property in New Orleans.

 

A rough initial sketch~

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Laying out the pattern of the steel scrollwork~

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Grinding the steel in preparation for welding~

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Mig-welding of the steel armatures~

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Assembly of welded structures~

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Creation of the durable custom polymer 'wax' sticks~

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Various color samples~

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Dripping the chandeliers in faux wax~

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After custom crating and shipping to New Orleans, the chandeliers are unpacked and hung by the crew at the ACE ~

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The chandeliers, once installed in the private dining room~

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