This room was designed as an elegant home office for a busy female
executive. James' use of sunny yellow and rich gold tones makes a perfect
contrast to the warm American cherry floors. The Dennis and Leen tall
library cabinet is fashioned in weathered oak.
In the custom walnut media surround of this Westchester Media room, James
discovered 1920's wrought iron architectural elements which were then hand
guilded to create the beautiful door panels pictured here.
Luxurious finishes, fine period pieces, and couture craftsmanship all evoke a more glamorous era in this stunning receiving salon. The walls are upholstered with three separate colors of Chase Erwin Silk, hand sewn and tufted with mother of pearl buttons . The Venetian Panels are lit by framing projectors hidden in the ceiling. A rare Aubusson Deco carpet completes this amazing room.
This Great Room situated right on the beach in East Hampton is a study in
contrasts. James maximized the drama of the original dark mahogany window
casings by adding a staggered ceiling detail in the same dramatic wood.
The pure white walls show both the wood and the colorful fabrics to their
best advantage. All the fabrics shown here are from Brunschwig and Fils.
The warmth of the finest finishes and fabrics in this media room in
Westchester make for a welcoming retreat for relaxation and viewing a first
run movie at home.
A Living Room in The Hamptons exhibits a neutral elegance. This room avoids the usual beach house look by using relaxed but elegant fabrics on classic upholstery pieces. The sunny palate mirrors the feeling of days spent outside.
In this vignette, an antique American Empire chaise is combined with a 40’s French reproduction demi-lune cabinet. The prints flanking the mirror are from a rare 18th Century book, Stuart and Revett’s Antiquities of Athens.
An antique French Iron Daybed serves as the centerpiece of this Manhattan Library. The space was created from a former dining room and functions today as a media room as well. The leopard rug is a classic addition.
This penthouse Living Room on Central Park South combines Glamour with a warmth not often found in such spaces.
In this Art Moderne Salon with an inlayed Zebra Wood fireplace surround, Vintage chairs by Eugene Printz and a 50’s floor lamp by Tommi Parzinger add to the seductive ambiance . An important painting from the 30’s, “The Bathers” by Alexandre Iacovleff establishes an counterpoint to the fireplace wall.
Understated elegance on Park Avenue. The neutral palate is energized by the addition of a pair of Russian Biedermeier chairs upholstered in a bold silk satin stripe and a pillow made from an Aubusson Rug fragment.
An unusual palate of Pistachio and Cinnabar is used here to anchor the antique carpet with the modern, custom designed upholstery. A Giacometti style table establishes just the right artistic touch along with a vintage open arm chair covered in opulent strie velvet.
The period leaded glass windows in this room become the focal point . The eclectic mix of furnishings lend an air of casual elegance to a large, formal room making it suitable for today’s lifestyle.
A dramatic double height living room In Briarcliff Manor combines chic contemporary elements with art deco pieces. The warm neutral palate creates a calming effect while enhancing the outdoor vista.
This dramatic Media Room features state of the art equipment, elegantly
ensconced in warm walnut custom cabinetry. The lounge chairs are
upholstered in an Art Deco fabric from Coraggio Fabrics.