Kate Madison

Kate Madison

Thanks to Jamie Meighan O’Brien, there’s no need to fly off to Lyon to acquire custom-made Provençal furniture. In the Maine showroom named for her grandmother, as well as online, she sells French country furnishings, including armoires, tables, desks, buffets, chairs and beds. Her designs are made of premium pine milled in Canada and handcrafted in a venerable woodworking shop in Quebec. Each piece is finished with the highest-quality milk paint. "It’s the next-best thing to antiques," says O’Brien.