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Charm & Whimsy - Esther Sadowsky

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Esther Sadowsky's creative journey started at a tender age. An inability to be a more active toddler, Esther began copying the nursery rhyme pictures featured on the linoleum floor of her room. With only crayons in hand, her drawing and color skills gave her mobility and a way to express herself. This practicality reflects on her design all through her career. In 1972, after graduating from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City with a degree in textile design, Esther enjoyed a > MORE successful career as a textile designer. She created designs for fabric and home furnishing manufacturers such as Ralph Lauren, Schumacher, Calvin Klein and others. And she won the Playboy Menswear Design Award and The FIT Excellence in Textile Design Award. By 1983, she started creating handpainted children's furniture, while developing her firm Charm & Whimsy. Articles in The Wall Street Journal, House and Garden and Parents Magazine brought national exposure to Esther ¿ along with appearances on HGTV, the CBS Morning Show and several Designer Showhouses, Charm & Whimsy was becoming the "go to" design firm for innovative, functional children's spaces. Her talents caught the eye of Kathie Lee Gifford, who asked Esther to design play and arts and crafts spaces in Cassidys' Place, a facility for children with AIDS. Charm & Whimsy has been a participating design firm in many charitable causes including Ronald McDonald House and Quilts For Kids. Her extensive trips to Hong Kong, Malaysia and Japan add a certain degree of influence to her delicate color matching and fabric coordinating. Esther's keen sense of color, imaginative furniture placement, and love of textiles also intrigues her adult clientele as well.^ LESS
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  • Colorful Child's Bedroom from Charm & Whimsy - Esther Sadowsky
    Colorful Child's Bedroom
    Charm & Whimsy - Esther Sadowsky
  • Casual Living Room from Charm & Whimsy - Esther Sadowsky
    Casual Living Room
    Charm & Whimsy - Esther Sadowsky
  • Room with a View from Charm & Whimsy - Esther Sadowsky
    Room with a View
    Charm & Whimsy - Esther Sadowsky
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