After Eight is designed in the "Hollywood Regency" style, born during the glamorous golden age of Tinseltown. Bold tonal contrasts and fun geometric shapes set the stage for a striking collection, full of personality. Not modern, not contemporary, not traditional in style; It's a design that blends the best of many styles into a uniquely customizable look prized even more highly today by Hollywood starlets, leading men, and interior designers. Express your own individuality and style by adding bold splashes of color or striking patterned accessories to create your own Hollywood movie set.
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The influence of French Rococo design comes to life with the signature pierced carvings, intricate inlaid marquetry, bombe shaping, and a duo tone finish called Noble Bark.
French Rococo came to creation during the late 17th and late 18th centuries, with the word originating from a combination of the French word "rocaille," or shell, and the Italian "barocco," or Baroque style. It is most well known for its use of asymmetrical compositions, undulating lines, and S-curves.
Rococo furniture took on a role of comfort and versatility, and Chateau Beauvais ® ; follows the example. Throughout the collection, the accent furniture pieces can be moved from room to room, seamlessly blending into the decor. As well, each piece has been carefully designed for maximum comfort.
The upholstery features multiple fabrics mixed with metallic leather, and includes several unique pieces including a sweetheart chaise. The gentle inverted shape of the sofa compliments the carved wood and glass oval cocktail table. The bedroom group showcases a mansion bed with unique pillowed wood headboard and footboard, and dresser with bombe styling. The dining room boasts a trestle base rectangular dining table that can extend for any occasion, and detailed marquetry with a botanical feel.
Like its predecessors, this Rococo styling contains lighter elements, with plenty of curves, and natural, intricate patterns. It is scaled and proportioned to suit any home with impressive elegance.
Step out onto the red carpet in front of the flashbulbs of paparazzi cameras, and picture yourself in the glamour and drama that is the inspiration for the Hollywood Swank collection. Hollywood Swank brings the influence of movie premieres to life with mirrors, tufted leather accents, and mirrored panels available in two finishes including Platinum, and Polished Stainless, which allows you to choose the right color for every piece for your home. The quality and attention to detail is masterfully evidenced throughout the bedroom, which features a wing shaped headboard that is adorned with a crystal button tufted upholstery, unique drawer fronts, and a swivel lingerie chest that cannot be found elsewhere. The four finishes of the collection are enhanced by the alligator vinyl wraps, which create an intriguing visual display. Each piece is carefully created and inspected to ensure the high standards of quality for which AICO is known.
Platinum colors and mixed media harmonize with each other, and are accented by polished hardware, that highlight the design, detail, and style that are synonymous with Michael Amini & Jane Seymour, A Design Collaboration. Rich velvet lining ensures the protection of your fine delicates and personal treasures, while both English and French dovetail joints create durable drawers, adding quality and style to your home.
Hollywood Swank Starry Night
Russian palaces and the romance of destinations like Versailles are the inspiration behind this majestic collection crafted with walnut and rosewood veneers, and dressed in a Radiant Chestnut finish. Magnificent marquetry and brass metal accents throughout the collection add a distinctive royal touch.
The influence of French regal comes to life with unique wing shaped headboards and footboards, and scallop shaped pieces throughout the collection. A classic French look, with a chic twist depicting a hip, couture feel; Lavelle is finished in a white finish, and is adorned with a glazed metallic tipping that highlights the traditional carvings.
Accenting pieces throughout the collection are genuine Swarovski crystals, which provide unique points of interest.
The Oppulente ® collection is influenced by the divergent cultures of the three continents that make up the Mediterranean coastline. Spanish, Moorish and Italian origins converge to create an abundance of finely crafted details.
The Moors created some of the finest city plans in ancient history. The city of Cordoba for example, had running water, air conditioning, heating, and working lampposts that lit the streets at night, causing Cordoba to be one of the most cosmopolitan cities of its time. Italy has been the source of many of our modern pieces of architecture, whereas Spain is home to some of the greatest architectural sites in the world.
With these influences merging together in one collection, the Oppulente ® collection has become a unique experience. Offered in warm Sienna Spice finish, this collection is sure to impress with its ornate metalwork, exquisite marble inlays and intricate carvings. Like the timeless treasures that inspired it, Oppulente ® will bring home feelings of both tranquility and affluence.
The Palais Royale ® collection is reminiscent of the elaborate detailing of the classic French Rococo styling with its intricate veneer work, undulating curves and exuberant floral embellishments. French Rococo came to creation during the late 17th and late 18th centuries, with the word originating from a combination of the French word "rocaille," or shell, and the Italian "barocco," or Baroque style. It is most well known for its use of asymmetrical compositions, undulating lines, and S-curves.
Rococo furniture took on a role of comfort and versatility, and Palais Royale ® follows the example. Throughout the collection, the accent furniture pieces can be moved from room to room, seamlessly blending into the decor. As well, each piece has been carefully designed for maximum comfort.
The magnificent mansion bed boasts a unique pillowed wood design that beckons a closer look. Like its predecessors, this Rococo styling contains lighter elements, with plenty of curves, and natural, intricate patterns. It is scaled and proportioned to suit any home with impressive elegance, and is finished in a wonderful Rococo Cognac.
Platine De Royale
Platine De Royale Lt. Espresso
The opulent, and posh The Sovereign bedroom group brings the influence of European antiques to life with traditional carvings, detailed looping, harlequin marble, and a subtle cafe latte finish called Soft Mink. Solid birch is used throughout the collection because of its close grains, and satiny texture, and the carefully applied cafe latte finish enhances the natural beauty of the wood.
Soft curves, hand carvings, and silver and gold tipping are harmoniously tied together with decorative hardware, while drawing influence from classic European architecture.
In the tradition of the Tuscany region of Italy, AICO introduces the casual elegance of the Tuscano ® Collection. Part of the Michael Amini ® Original Furniture Designs, this magnificent collection features fine Italian leather inlays attached with hand applied brass nail-head trim. Butterscotch marble inlays, and hand carved acanthus leaves give this off-the-floor collection a truly unique look and feel, and brings home the warmth of the Tuscan sun.
Because Tuscany is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance movement, this collection follows tradition, and is highly artistic and unique. It has taken the mediums of marble, leather, wood, metal, and glass, and has woven them all together to create pieces that will stand out in any home, and could easily feel at home in the country, or in a castle.
Featuring Pine solids and veneers wrapped in a warm, rustic "Biscotti" finish with clipped corner bombe styling on the case goods, Tuscano ® brings forth a vision of Italian grandeur.
Villa Di Como Heritage
The look and feel of Old World Spain have been beautifully captured in this grand collection, designed exclusively for the Michael Amini ® Original Furniture Designs. Beautifully crafted from Birch solids with Cherry, Pecan, and Elm Burl veneers, the distinctive marquetry and intricate embellishments compliment a classic chestnut finish. Uniquely twisted and shaped marble pilasters with carved wooden leaves wrapping around adorn some of the pieces.
Villa Valencia ® draws its inspirations from the city of Valencia, in Spain. The name itself comes from the Latin name of the city, Valentia, which means "strength," and "vigor." As it sits in the center of the Spanish Mediterranean coastline, Valencia overlooks the Gulf of Valencia, and is backed by mountains and rolling plains, creating a breathtaking environment. This area has seen numerous historical events, and as such, its character has continually developed.
The Villa Valencia ® collection draws from this history, and from its marble relief to the unique multi-faceted beveled glass encasements, Villa Valencia ® is a timeless collection to be treasured year after year.
The romantic simplicity of Old Italy sets the mood of this classic collection in the Michael Amini ® Original Furniture Designs series. The classic charm, the unforgettable picturesque countryside, and the unique architecture of Italy were the inspirations for Villagio ® . Soft elegance is stated with bedroom, dining room, occasional, entertainment, and home office furniture.
This classic design is based on a lifestyle of traditional values, and as such, the collection is timeless. Sophistication and comfort are the cornerstones of this inspiring collection, as the soft carvings are accentuated by artistic craftsmanship and a rich "Hazelnut" finish. The exclusive feature of diamond cut crystal hardware accentuates the soft refined elegance of the Villagio ® Collection. Carefully constructed of Birch solids, and accented with Cherry veneers, Villagio ® has a truly ageless look.
Influences of the northwestern Mediterranean are abundant in the Vizcaya ® collection. Ensconced in a warm Dusted Umber finish, Ash solids and Ash, Oak, and Pecan Veneers weave together, easily complementing the rich fabrics and hand-rubbed vintage leathers of the upholstery.
The bedroom includes a regal poster bed, as well as an impressive gentleman's chest and armoire, all highlighted with remarkable hand carvings and large medallion pulls. The dining room boasts an 8 leg rectangular dining table that extends to 156", as well as a distinguished china buffet and curio featuring motifs exclusive to this collection.