Starting off with Katie Ridder's entryway, the house amazes with stunning wall applications, well chosen modern art, and inventive schemes. Take a peek at my initial round up with more to come soon. Stop by the house at 106 East 71st Street over the next month to see all 17 rooms, shop the stocked gift shop and sign up to volunteer as a room docent if you have the time.
Eve Robinson's fresh take on a traditional kitchen with pops of lilac and pistachio green in a modern and traditional mix
A custom lacquer desk makes the space dynamic and workable
A sputnik pendant adds a vintage modern touch to the minimalist dining table
Beautiful vintage Murano glass hurricanes with a subtle stripe hang over the marble - topped island
Elissa Cullman and Tracy Pruzan of Cullman & Kravis created the dining room around the theme of Dinner at 8: celebrating the great celebrity chefs of our time.
Dutch modernists Studio Job's Homework Tower of cast bronze cooking pots adds a light hearted element in front of the windows, with their cream panels and embroidered leading edge.
1810 Biedermeier chairs are arranged throughout the room
Two arched bookcases encase artfully displayed books mixed with turquoise Foo Dogs and vases for a pop of color.
A killer Candida Hoffer print hangs above a 1930's Art Deco Maxime Old sideboard
A closer look at a Joel Meterowitz photograph of a city street
The table is set for the leading lights of haute cuisine
Darren Henault created His and Hers Dressing Rooms. He stands next to a magnificent Gilt Bronze Mounted Ebony Antique Cabinet with enamel plaques from Carlton Hobbs.
"Her" dressing room where a hard screen has a draping motif that is echoed in the window treatment valance. A Leleu vanity from Maison Gerard is exquisite with its clean lines.
The return of the daybed! Designers are dressing them up and making them the focal point in smaller spaces.
Mirrors on closet doors have been painted with the same pattern as the matching Fortuny fabric. Darren takes pattern and texture into every aspect of what he mixes together. From the stenciled floor to the walls, there is a geometric combination working together.
In "His" dressing room, a new Fortuny fabric covers a daybed in a niche lined with a Holland and Sherry embroidered haberdashery fabric. Art Advisor Kim Heirston works with Darren on picking art work suitable to the client's needs and location.
A deco chair from Berndt Goeckler on a round patterned silk rug
Elizabeth Pyne of McMillen Plus created a Room for Daydream in a girly escape
Another daybed-- I am seeing a trend here. Does this mean we should be turning out smaller spaces into nap rooms?! Made up in F. Schumacher's Birches Blue and Herringbone Aqua cover the daybed and canopy.
A Charming hard valence perfectly frames a wire tree sculpture by Pablo Avilla from Maison Gerard. Sherwood Park fabric from Osborne and Little covers the walls and valences.
Elizabeth's vast knowledge of art inspired her unique choices like this fantastic Portrait of her grandmother, Evelyn Sloane Pyne by Bernard Boutet de Monvel.
A modern chair and desk with clean lines and severe silhouettes stand out amidst the sea foam green and white scheme
Vicente Wolf took on a grand room with existing mill work and great architectural details
An engaging mix of antique and modern elements jazz up a classical marble topped console
A sleek chrome chair with chinese fretwork detailing supports a painting
Spare book shelves with a few white bound books celebrate the beautiful wood surround and millwork
Noel Jeffrey created a frothy glamorous bedroom for an imaginary young client
Black and white elements pull the large space together
Stay tuned for all the rest!