“All of our furniture and fabrics have a lot of texture to them,” says Prentice of her living room. “We both are obsessed with velvet and Madeline Weinrib’s pillows and rugs. It is so easy to see why she is such an influential leader in design; the quality is amazing and she employs artisans from all over the world.” The gun lamp to the right of the couch is Philippe Starck, and Prentice cites Overbey & Dunn in the West Village as a favorite spot for antique shopping.
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“I bought the birdcage in the countryside in England and it has served many purposes over the years, but it recently became a sunglasses rack as Jamie’s growing collection has continued to expand,” she explains of her creative entryway. “We stock it with things he needs while heading out the door in the morning like sunglasses, headphones, and the dog’s leash.”
In the bedroom, the couple wanted to hang two dark pieces—Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Running Fence and Arthur Elgort’s Kate Moss at Café Lipp, 1993—so they decided the wall could be even bolder and painted it an Athenian blue. A talented designer and friend, Chiara de Rege, suggested the color might play well with brighter works on paper by Isca Greenfield-Sanders and McDermott & McGough as long as they kept the bed linens and curtains white. “It was a great suggestion,” says Prentice....
bri emery's house | designed by emily henderson | photo by laure joliet This mid-century modern room is one of the most welcoming I have ever seen. It is not surprising because it comes from Emily Henderson. The wood tones are rich and the color scheme is fun, fresh and youthful. The setting is suitable for the young and the young at heart.
Tied Together Open floor plans present a decorating challenge: balancing the need to unite spaces while giving each zone a distinct vibe. Try tying spaces together with a soft accent color. Here, a soft blue from the living room's ottoman and throw pillows flows perfectly onto the stools lining the kitchen's breakfast bar.