Detroit Home/Walls Talk - Mirror Image/Autum 2012

Looking glasses can be especially striking in the dining room, a place where Clancey says he often hangs them. "With candlelight, and all that reflection, they help create a mood,"he says. Carvers' Guild, a Massachusetts company that offers more than three hundred mirror designs, created this handmade autumnal Newport Harvest Wreath Mirror ( .. It's an exact reproduction of the clerestory window surrounds in the dining room of the Breakers Mansion. built in the 1890's for Cornelius Vanderbilt in Newport, R.I.