Much of the world views dogs as trusted companions, but in parts of Asia they suffer terribly as victims of the trade in dog meat for human consumption. In some countries, dogs, many of them stolen pets, are even tortured before being killed.
This is not: A penthouse that doesn’t live up to its title. This is: A luxurious residence at the top of the Hampton Hill Development. With a passion for detail and contemporary spaces, the client’s brief was to create a glamorous coastal home. Flooded by natural light and bay views, the space took on a moody palette. Bold stone, gold metal details and dark stained timber bring to life a sophisticated interior. Photography: Brooke Holm Creative Direction: Marsha Golemac
“Not only is blue the client’s favorite color, but I derive a lot of inspiration from nature and a sense of place,” says Wilkinson of the soothing hue used throughout the home. “San Francisco is famous for both its bay and its fog. Those colors are echoed in the palette.” A circa-1910 rug from India and custom walnut-and-steel game table give a worldly feel to an office that doubles as a guest room.
An architect by training, designer Jennifer Vaughn Miller is known for creating luxe, era-spanning interiors for clients from NYC to her home state of Texas. But for her young family’s weekend home on Long Island’s North Fork, her approach was a bit more laid-back. Step inside the relaxed, well-collected space and shop Jennifer’s curated finds to make the look your own.
Made from a variety of material (rattan, straw, grass cloth, sisal or bamboo), woven wood shades and blinds can give a room an earthy texture and character. They can look rustic and rugged or more neutral and tailored, depending on the weave and the materials used.