Friday, December 10, 2010


From the very first image I stumbled upon, I was hooked on Casamidy!  I have followed Casamidy's work for almost two years now.

The images of their products combined with aged, deteriorating backgrounds was a look that definitely caught my eye!

Casamidy is the brainchild of Jorge Almada and Anne-Marie Midy.

Formed in 1998, Casamidy employs  artisans specializing in areas such as metalsmith, leatherwork, and carpentry.

The work is designed solely by Anne-Marie and Jorge.

Don't get me wrong, their work is beyond fantastic....but don't ignore those backdrops!

Award winning photographer Ricardo Labougle is responsible for those amazing shots!

Casamidy's furniture is timeless in these settings.

They have a line of metal "twig" pieces that are very smart!

I am not the only one watching these collaborators. Their work has been published in World of Interiors, Elle Decor, Traditional Home and many other leading decorative magazines.

Labougle  chose elaborately designed backgrounds to compliment the simple, solid lines of Casamidy furniture and accessories.

Mexico was one of the main sources for these incredible interiors.

all images from Casamidy
Casamidy also has a facebook page....I hope you look further into their sites and fall in love with them as I have!


Mark D. Ruffner said...

Hi, Theresa, I checked out the Casamidy site on Facebook and enjoyed perusing their products, especially the clever candle stands. Interestingly, your posting is a better representation of their work - I think they'd do well to hire you as a Web consultant! ... Mark

Gina said...

Dear Theresa, Fantastic work by a group of incredibly talented artisans.
I agree with Mark, you are showcasing their work better than they have.

Ann at Rose et Lis and PlumSiena said...

My favorite kind of "decor"- aged, with character.
Love Cassamidy's pieces, as well.

Wouldn't it be fun to work on their team?

MyFavoriteFrenchAntiques said...

They certainly chose a fabulous photographer...the settings are perfect to show off their designs.

Theresa Cheek said...

Just to be fair, I pulled all of these photos from their facebook page, most of them are on their website as well....I have just stalked them for so long, i know the best shots to use! :)

Regina at Fauxology said...

Wow! Thank you, Theresa, for this introduction to Cassamidy. Love all the images, the creativity with the pieces, the photo shoots. Fantastic post!

Anonymous said...

I want that silver bedpost. Do you think it will go well in a 1940 cottage? Thanks for the eye treat, are so savy and have such a flair for design.

Unknown said...

LOOOOOVE Casamidi! Another fantastic post, Theresa! Thank you so much for sharing!

patrickgracewood said...

Beautiful backdrops, the furniture I find not so impressive.
So much furniture is high style, made to look good, but poorly designed. Much is uncomfortable or even downright aggressive.. Those exposed steel corner can take a bite out of legs! and there's not enough padding to cushion that steel back..
now to check out their other work.

Marie Vanesse said...

I think I also love better the backdrops than the actual Casamidy products :) Those aged looking and indian/mexican (?) walls are really wonderful. Thanks for sharing, Theresa!

French-Kissed said...

Thanks for this introduction...great line and as a fan of romantic decay these locations are dreamy.


ceecee said...

Oh, I know, I know, I know!!! I love their work. I've saved some of the articles. Their bedroom in Mexico is one of my favorite rooms ever. It is on my bulletin board as we speak.
Have missed my visits with you...but I am back. Hope you're enjoying the beauty of the season, Miss T.
Catherine xx

stencil helen said...

I do like the twiggy things and those rooms...beyond gorgeous
I remember seeing the yummy very stencilled room in World of Interiors.

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