Cool Hunting: A Look Into John Derian’s Découpage Masterpieces [Video]

New York City artist transforms 18th century imagery into unique housewares.

We always strive to discover and document the most phenomenal people, places and things around the globe but there is something extra satisfying when we find a real gem in our own back yard of New York City. In our latest video we visited John Derian who has been making découpage housewares sinces 1989. Derian, whose production facility sits quietly tucked away on 2nd street in New York’s East Village, collects 18th century imagery, which he lovingly transforms into beautiful découpage pieces.

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