At Home in the Kitchen with Bunny Williams

Our second installment of At Home in the Kitchen takes us to the chic Manhattan home of interior design icon Bunny Williams and husband, legendary antiquarian and shopkeeper John Rosselli! A move to a slightly bigger and brighter apartment on a higher floor in their classic 1920’s upper east side building, precipitated a thoughtful renovation. Join me and Susanna Salk for a visit with Bunny as she walks us through her chic new city kitchen!

Taking into consideration their Manhattan lifestyle, Bunny designed a fresh space with a decided city glamour and yet brimming with practicality. Extra deep cabinetry and hidden appliances make it the perfect space for drinks. And since they use the kitchen primarily after work hours, Bunny worked with Donald Kaufman to develop the deep custom green color for the cabinetry that adds an extra allure for evening entertaining.

At Home in the Kitchen with Bunny Williams in NYC via QuintessenceThe star of the space is the custom terrazzo floor, inspired by one in Sawyer Berson’s Kips Bay room several years ago, below. Friend, designer Brian Sawyer, introduced her to terrazzo specialists Durite, where Bunny fabricated her bespoke version!

Sawyer-Berson-Kips-Bay-Show-House-Petit-Salon via QuintessenceSo thank you Bunny, we love how you are always staying current and upping your game! And a special shout our to John – in these uncertain and stressful times, what could be more comforting that a home-baked apple pie!

Bunny Williams NYC apartment, via Quintessence-1all photos: Stacey Bewkes for Quintessence

Stay tuned as we will be bringing you a full tour of Bunny and John’s new apartment (sneak peek above). And in the meantime, be sure to watch our other episodes with Bunny – At Home in Connecticut, Setting the Table and At Home in the Pool House!

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15 Responses to At Home in the Kitchen with Bunny Williams

  1. Patrick says:

    Wonderful video. That floor! Can’t wait to see the whole place. Bunny always delivers!

  2. Jane Schott says:

    Bespoke brilliance!

  3. What could be better than Susanna and Bunny. Thank you. Mary

  4. Cheryl Clore says:

    Can’t wait to see the new apartment!

  5. J.D. Dallas says:

    Gorgeous terrazzo and kitchen. Always a pleasure, Thank you.
    Would love to purchase that Zebra Rug ~ any info appreciated 💋

  6. Franki Parde says:

    All of the above!! franki ps…I can hardly wait to get my gold “foxed” mirror tray & coordinating pitcher w/gold roping Bunny designed for “Ballard.”

  7. Jill Sharp Weeks says:

    I want to have a picnic on those fab-oo FLOORS so I can study them – Bunny! Bunny! Bunny! You always deliver the goods

  8. Ms. Bunny William’s library with round table is yummy. Thank you

  9. Hazel Lavelle says:

    Always enjoy your videos “ and can’t Wait for them to a peer in my in box ,
    All ways a delight “ and its a treat to see any thing done by bunny
    Hazel (manchester UK )

  10. Susan Dench says:

    Oh my gosh, those floors…I was instantly smitten and transported back to beautiful Italy! What makes Bunny and John’s floors so fresh is the size of the marble chips – fabulous and inspiring! Thanks for sharing!

  11. LA CONTESSA says:

    I grew up with those floors!

  12. Oh my, that floor. This was the perfect tease. Im hooked. Bunny and John deliver a home full of visual delights. Always enjoy your videos for the deep dive into the world of interior design. I can’t wait for the full reveal.

  13. Anshika says:

    Amazing video! I would love to visit this fabulous place. Can’t wait to see the full tour of the new apartment. Thanks for sharing! :)

  14. dorrie says:

    Are those real Carravaggios?

  15. Absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful style. Thanks for sharing

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