In the living room, softness and tactility reign. An iconic Vladimir Kagan Serpentine sofa (through Ralph Pucci) faces the fireplace across a vintage coffee table. Two armchairs are family pieces; the mantel sculpture is from Tanzania.
A third-floor bath with blue glass tile, like two others in the house—one yellow, one celadon—is about “being in a field of color. Photographer: Annie Schlechter, taken from: pointclickhome
The dining room wears the only strong color in the house (Pratt & Lambert’s Velvet Red). The 1950s Italian chairs and Pallucco’s aluminum Glow pendant add contemporary sensibility to neoclassical surroundings.
Now a single, open room with some breathing space and improved circulation, thanks to designer Robert Kaner, the kitchen was once a suite of rooms that included an eating nook, powder room, mudroom and foyer.
Designer Robert Kaner replaced an elaborate faux Chippendale mantel in the living room with sleeker honed limestone.
Brick-size tiles echo the facade, but the grid design feels cleaner and more modern
The youngest residents, four-and-a-half-year-old twins Ellis (left) and Jordan, share secrets in a classic foyer with restored period architectural detail and dashes of modern flair:
Kaner collapsed a hall bath and closet into a new master bath. Treating the custom rosewood vanity, tub and shower like “objects in a room,
The relaxed master bedroom features an area rug from ABC Carpet & Home and a custom dresser that seems to float above the floor.