Illustrated Architecture Dictionary ............... Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary

Faux
foe


Faux is a French work used to describe something made to resemble something else, such as faux fur, faux leather, faux silk, faux stone, faux graining on furniture.

The original French word means false, fake, imitation or artificial.

To see a photo of an artisan at work faux painting a wall to imitate marble, click HERE

Found in almost all western styles of architecture


Examples from Buffalo:

Other examples:


Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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