by Lesley Warner
What a wonderful shop Decorum Furniture is. I felt like I
was walking through time across the globe; the furniture designs come from
all over the world and can be from any era, it doesn’t matter whether it
is 1760 or 1960. I spoke to Mr. Georges who told me they have been
established in Pattaya for 2 years and try to cater for any taste in
Mr. Georges showed me how you could have the best of
every country and every era, in his words, “Nice decoration is like a good
marriage, you mix and match for a comfortable result.”
Many of the 3-piece suites come to Thailand from other
countries to be assembled here and then sent back. It is interesting to look
at the different designs from England, America, Germany and Italy; you can
see the difference in culture just from looking at a chair.
The suites are mainly in leather but some are in
Alcantara (a copy of deerskin). The beautiful mirrors and some of the
ornaments are original creations by an Irish artist and the china, wood and
wonderful lamps are exquisitely done by Thai artists.
to choose from
My time is definitely the 1930s, and I fell in love with
a beautiful coffee table; a reproduction of a table that was destroyed when
Crystal Palace in London was burned to the ground.
Decorum makes it easy for you, they come and look at your
home, measure it, design it and then draw you a picture complete with
furniture. This means you can actually visualize the results before you
spend your money and they give you 2 to 3 options to choose from.
I asked Mr. Georges, “why so many countries?” He
explained that every country has a specialty, e.g. in Thailand it’s
bronze, in Burma it’s wood. At Decorum the aim is to have the best from
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