Windsor chairs are everywhere lately — they’re design classics that were ready for a new turn and a modern update. If west elm’s collection of modern Windsor pieces aren’t modern enough, have you considered making them yours with a dramatic DIY paint job?
The ombre lacquered Windsor chairs pictured above come from the Parisian furniture company Colonel. While the ombre effect might be best left to the pros, other less-intimidating resurfacings are possible. Toronto-based designer and blogger Meredith Heron considers spray-painting a west elm Windsor Chaise a chrome finish metallic gold, we’re eager to see if anyone will do it: