15 Classic Rooms

15 Classic Rooms

Guest Bedroom by Meg Braff

From Tuscan style to the genuinely basic, five designers make the rooms you'll want to take a gander at again and again.

Guest Bedroom by Meg Braff

Living Room

To give the open-stream living and dining rooms of an East Hampton, New York, house a light, casual air, designer Meg Braff utilized delicate blues and whites, materials, cottons, and a seagrass carpet. The couch is upholstered in Dunemere Texture in Pale Blue by Hinson; the seat pad texture is Linea from Pollack. Dividers and trim are painted Benjamin Moore's White Dove.

Dining Room by Joe Nahem

Family Room

"With four youthful youngsters, solidness in the family room was key for the proprietors," Braff says. "The dim blue on the couches, the cowhide stool, and the sisal floor covering are for all intents and purposes impenetrable." The couch is upholstered in Hinson's Rawlston in Dunham Blue. Dividers are shrouded in Africa Raffia in Key West Teal by Phillip Jeffries. The Farra Cocktail hassock is by Hickory Chair; table light is by Christopher Spitzmiller.

Living Room by Aaron Hom

Guest Bedroom by Meg Braff

"The printed texture in the visitor bedroom is unusual," Braff says, "however the beige and water palette is exceptionally serene." Bed and window ornament texture is Lyford Background in Inca Gold on White, by China Seas. Backdrop is Millennium Stripe in Beige and White, by First Editions. Footstools are by Jonathan Adler.

Dining Room by Aaron Hom

Family Room

The family room's couch, from the Atelier Branca line, is upholstered in Le Gracieux's Regello in Bay on Soft Blue — yet first Branca had the texture plot stitched for additional comfort and strength. She purchased the Renaissance Revival fruitwood, coal black, and ivory cabinet in Holland and filled it with old and new porcelain vases from her store. The cover is from Shyam Ahuja.

Bedroom by Aaron Hom

Dining Room by Alessandra Branca

To add young soul to the dining room, Branca hung a trio of 1950s Venetian de Majo ceiling fixtures from Craig Van Den Brulle over the Jacobean-style refectory table. Her blend of designed materials incorporates Bennison's Pandaranda on the banquette, Nobilis' Manoir in Pale Blue on painted Louis XV– style chairs.

Living Room by Michael S

Master Bedroom

A cool, gathered feeling wins in the room, with its delicate, gleaming hues and ebonized floor. To give the anteroom a "gem box feeling," Branca did the draperies and dividers in Fortuny's Lucrezia in Pearl Gray on Antique White. A 1950s Italian workmanship glass table sits between a couple of 1940s Jansen bergères. The craftsmanship over the bed is by Daniela Gullotta.

Kitchen by Michael S

Dining Room by Joe Nahem

In another Greenwich, Connecticut, house, designer Joe Nahem gave the dining room immortal charm with a hand-painted and weaved silk wallcovering, Fromental's Lotus and Carp in Moon Gold.

Guest Bedroom by Michael S

Living Room

Back-to-back couches characterize insinuate seating zones in the tremendous living room. They're upholstered in a Classic Cloth velvet, Marlowe in India Ink, that has "a glowing quality," Nahem says. "The shading changes relying upon the light. One day it's dim, one more day it's blue." A 1940s Robsjohn-Gibbings shoe seat is refreshed with strongly weaved Carma from Bergamo. Dividers are painted Farrow and Ball's Elephant's Breath.

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Bedroom

The proprietors requested a spectacular bedroom, and Nahem came through sparklingly. He designed the bed with silver-leaf points of interest and flanked it with reflected chests from Mecox Gardens.

Living Room

Living Room by Aaron Hom

Craftsman was the advanced of now is the right time, and it runs shockingly well with innovator furniture like the Le Corbusier LC5 daybed in beautician Aaron Hom's living room. He blended midcentury works of art with contemporary pieces and painted every one of the dividers white to make his California Craftsman home feel current.

Family Room

Dining Room by Aaron Hom

"The dining room is about the case bar roof," Hom says. "I thought it was imperative to play off that." The expansive George Nelson Bubble light completes an extraordinary activity of drawing in consideration. Meadow's Saarinen marble table and Tulip seats are "pleasingly distracted" by the well used vintage seat in the corner.

Family Room

Bedroom by Aaron Hom

"I discover straightforwardness in a bedroom so consoling," says Hom. "When you do what I do — take a gander at things throughout the day — you need peacefulness at home. To rest and unwind, I require things pared down."

Master Bedroom

Living Room by Michael S. Smith

Other designers could have taken a gander at the living room dividers, made of Santa Barbara sandstone, and thought mansion, fantastic. Michael S. Smith thought crude, unadulterated. Couches are slipcovered in Avigdor's Chan in Cream; the straightforward lines resound the state of the seventeenth century Chinese foot stool from Charles Jacobsen. Two Italian Baroque easy chairs, canvassed in Morgan Velvet by Michael S. Smith for Jasper, have solid bones, similar to the house.

Living Room

Kitchen by Michael S. Smith

Traditional and present day mix in the kitchen. Venetian-style windows let in light while protecting security. Stools by Paul Ferrante. Word Pendants by Alison Berger.

Bedroom

Guest Bedroom by Michael S. Smith

In the visitor bedroom, a tracery of branches painted on the mortar dividers mollifies the solid lines of the rural pillars and the iron bed. The trellis design on the covering — Dedar Nomade in Magnolia — includes another dimension.

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