More from 2017 Rooms with a View

For the 2017 Rooms with a View, designer Robert Passal assembled a vignette entitled The Joy of Eating, celebrating the memories established from sharing meals with friends and family.

Robert Passal 2017 Rooms with a View

A backdrop of Blossom, from the Michael Berman for Fromental wallcovering collection, serves as a rich counterpoint for color, pattern and accessories from Passal’s Greenwich shop Putnam and Mason.

2017 Rooms with a View Joy of Eating vignette by designer Robert Passal

As Passal explains “I have always been attracted to non-traditional holiday tones.  Purple is a symbol of royalty and feels quite seasonal. In this scenario purple is actually my neutral.”

Robert Passal 2017 Rooms with a ViewWith fabric from Philip Gorrivan Collection for Baker Furniture, china from l’objet, glassware and fruit bowl from William Yeoward and all else available through Putnam & Mason, it is an “interested and approachable tablescape.”

Robert Passal tablescep at 2017 Rooms with a View

Inspired by a recent trip to Copenhagen and this year’s Joy to the World theme, designer Krista Fox wanted to focus on how beautiful surroundings can be the impetus for sharing, connections and warmth.

2017 Rooms with a View Krista Fox

Channeling the unique Scandanavian “simplicity of palette and strength of mood,” Krista created a space with soothing textures and organic materials.

Krista Fox 2017 Rooms with a View

You’ve no doubt by now heard the word “hygge,” the popular Danish term to describe a cozy feeling of contentment. Krista wanted to capture this vibe that was so prevalent throughout Copenhagen – “whether in a hotel lobby, a restaurant or even a cathedral.”

Krista Fox 2017 Rooms with a View detail

As Krista explained, “The beauty seems to be that all this feeling really requires is a certain slowness and the organic ability to recognize and enjoy the present,” the essence of which she captured in every detail.

Krista Fox vignette for Rooms with a View

Liliane Hart‘s Fireside Tales vignette envisioned a coz den for a woman who loves to read.

Liliane Hart 2017 Rooms with a ViewStarting with Farrow and Ball’s Hornbeam wallpaper, Liliane layered color and pattern for a feminine version of a typically masculine space.

2017 Rooms with a View by Liliane Hart

Works by local artist, Brooke Maples, above and below, Christopher Spitzmiller “Hadley Hurricane,” Liz O’Brien Editions “The Hurricane Light,”

Grace Maples art in Liliane Hart vigneete at 2017 Rooms with a View

and paper flower art by Livia Cetti added layers of creativity and whimsy to the space.
Livia Cetti flowers in Liliane Hart 2017 Rooms with a View space

Forehand + Lake designed a chic bar perfect for the holiday entertaining season.

Forehand and Lake 2017 Rooms with a View

A sculptural wall art installation, entitled Wilde Oscar by Samantha Sandbrook (through Romanoff Elements) was seamlessly incorporated into the space.

2017 Rooms with a View Forehand and Lake 1

From the floor, foot rail and materials detailing

Forehand and Lake 2017 Rooms with a View details

to the meticulous and fully stocked built-in bar, this was an impressive and beautiful installation accomplished in the short lead time allowed.

Forehand and Lake bar at 2017 Rooms with a View

Amy Aidinis Hirsch, designed a dream walnut and lacquered dressing closet, styled by Build by Janel and filled with a stylish wardrobe from Saks Fifth Avenue,

Amy Aidinis Hirsch closet for 2017 Rooms with a View

With an industrial chic mirror open shelving unit from the amazing Amuneal

Amy Aidinis Hirsch 2017 Rooms with a View

there was a place for everything for getting dressed for the holidays in style!

Amy Aidinis Hirsch 2017 Rooms with a View details

Kellie Sirignano and Franklin Salasky working with Farrow and Ball’s new floral Atacama wallpaper for their Library Nook.

Kellie Franklin 2017 Rooms with a ViewFinding inspiration in both Matisse and Josef Frank, the space is a “cozy fusion of Mid-Century with the Arts and Crafts Movement.”

Kellie Franklin 2017 Rooms with a ViewThey melded their saturated palette with mid-century furniture from Edward Worley and others. A custom-made rug from Beauvais, hand-painted Italian folding screen and Milanese desk chair from the ’60s are crowned by a golden ceiling with Sputnik style ceiling light. 

Kellie Franklin 2017 Rooms with a View vignette

Designers Tori McBrien and Keri McKay, friends since design school, collaborated on a nursery for a baby girl.

Tori McBrien and Keri McKay nursery at Rooms with a ViewTori McBrien and Keri McKay nursery at Rooms with a ViewThinking of a room their young client could grow into, they designed a space to be playful yet sophisticated. Farrow and Ball’s new Hellebores wallpaper set the stage with a large scale floral in neutral tones. The gray and cream color scheme is enhanced with pops of cranberry and blush in the art, accessories and ceiling.

Tori McBrien and Keri McKay nursery at Rooms with a View vignette

An antique rattan crib sourced from the Netherlands, vintage custom painted dresser with greek key hardware and vintage acrylic side with new velvet upholstery lend the space its personality.

Tori McBrien and Keri McKay nursery at 2017 Rooms with a View vignette 1

all photos by Stacey Bewkes for Quintessence

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5 Responses to More from 2017 Rooms with a View

  1. claire says:

    so chic and lovely sweet!

  2. Ann Franzen says:

    Beautiful! Many thanks!

  3. Sara coax says:

    It’s wonderful to see how creative the designers can be in their spaces. Each room is so successful & personal. Well done!

  4. franki parde says:

    Oh, dear…I’m IN LOVE…AGAIN!! That wallpaper…good lord, it’s gorgeous!!!Every photo had me! franki

  5. Theresa says:

    Wow. These are just gorgeous. I’m currently overseas for the year and gave up my old apartment, but this gives me some ideas for when I re-establish a home base (note to self: bookmark this!)

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