Rooms with a View Finale

Today we travel back to Connecticut for a Rooms with a View finale. One of the most glamorous vignettes was a gentleman’s lounge designed by Tiffany Eastman. Walls of Farrow and Ball’s Mole’s Breath, a less than enticing name for a sophisticated deep taupe, featured a subtle chevron pattern executed by Topher Carnes of Finishing Impressions.

Rooms with a View Finale

Mixed metals and textures made for a luxurious contemporary eclecticism

Rooms with a View Finale

that included the ceiling

Rooms with a View Finale

Dogs finally had their day in Victoria Vought’s homage to man’s best friend.

Rooms with a View finaleThe designer, below, created a restful lounge with both pet and owner in mind.

Rooms with a View Finale

For the human occupant, a comfy linen chair and for pooch, a chic chevron bed surrounded by portraits of friends.

Rooms with a View finale

It was fun to see how many clever canine-related accoutrements Victoria found and repurposed. An Appenzeller dog collar makes for a chic curtain tie back.

Rooms with a View finale

Required reading for quiet time

Rooms with a View finaleRooms with a View finaleNo reason to hide those snacks in the pantry when they can look so good on the counter.

Rooms with a View finale

And everyone’s favorite detail was the antique brass coffee bean holder converted to hold Fido’s food.

Rooms with a View

A little boy’s room received a coastal treatment in Francine Murnane‘s vignette.

Rooms with a View finale

The designer stands next to a custom dresser and a love seat/day bed

Rooms with a View finaleoutfitted in linens from her own Francine Home collection.

Rooms with a View

An explosion of color and pattern seemed to represent Steven Gambrel‘s vision of the European influence in the American melting pot.

Rooms with a View Finale

A clever effect was in play with a vintage 1960’s marbleized wooden lamp in front of the walls made up of a quilt of Italian marbleized papers.

Rooms with a View finale

And below the console, the color scheme continued with a Gambrel designed black lacquer and horsehair bench with one of eleven vintage books.

Rooms with a View finale

Fabulous 20th century French armchairs in their original finish and leather sat on a hand-made silk and wool custom carpet across from

Rooms with a View finale

the eclectic layering of an oversized etched and gilded glass French 1940s art piece panel depicting the monuments of Monaco leaning casually against the cacophony of marbleized papers.

Steven Gambrel

Stop back next time when we’ll be back in Charleston for more from the Holy City!


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4 Responses to Rooms with a View Finale

  1. Karena says:

    Stacey wonderful nooks, love the homage to dogs, the curtain tieback is wonderful!
    xoxo
    Karena
    The Arts by Karena

  2. franki says:

    Whoa! That first ceiling…must check that out more closely! I’m “feeling” that “belt look”…have put some around pillows, sheets in the linen closet, curtain tie backs…hmmm… franki

  3. Victoria Vought says:

    What a nice write up! Thank you so much!!!

  4. Lori says:

    I am inspired by everything Steven Gambrel does no matter how small. That 40’s art piece has my gears turning. Reminds me conceptually of Duchamp’s The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors.

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