Thursday, August 9, 2012
Home Elegance & Beauty
This is the living of Anna Strasberg, actress and widow of the legendary Lee Strasberg, founder of the New York Actor's Studio. Here she finds time for her own privacy amid her breathtaking collection of memorabilia that celebrates the American theater. Photo (C) Jennifer Levy, chris madden
French Louis XVI Marquise ArmchairFrance Circa 1890-1910
A fruitwood trimmed French Marquise Armchair with down filling ex-large design with padded arms hand carved finials to the top corners, legs. Burke Antiques, 1stdibs.com
In this living room, designed by Landmark Restoration, oversized, slipcovered, custom-designed furniture adds a carefree American touch to the rest of the room's elegant neo-classical details, which include an 18th-century Italian chandelier, Chinese coral, and ancient statuary. Photo (C) Nancy E. Hill from my book 'New American Living Rooms'
elegant mosaic backsplash.
designed by Michael Kreiger Photo (C) William P. Steele
elle bench, jayson home
A twentieth-century Swedish country bed is tucked into a sleeping niche and is covered in an array of textiles - like an antique French Boutis quilt of gold-colored silk. Photo (C) Nancy E. Hill from the book 'Bedrooms', by author Chris Madden
Louis XVI Upholstered Settee, James Jeffrey Antiques, 1stdibs.com
Love the copper pots hanging on this fabulous island overhang!
"Marrakech" Pendant at Horchow
hadley bench, jayson home
Lynn von Kersting turned this oval shape sitting room of a house once owned by film director George Cukor into her space for solitude & rejuvenation while retaining her homes wonderful spirit & history Photo (C) Jennifer Levy, chris madden
Habersham wonderful.... greg distressed cabinetry and reclaimed flooring!
vine charcoal pillows, jayson home
Photo (C) Jennifer Levy, chris madden
vintage brass valet, jayson home