PARK AVENUE CLASSIC SIX

 

 
A custom Art Deco-style slate and wood mantle stands out against Venetian plaster walls tinted in gold, grey, and pale blue.

A custom Art Deco-style slate and wood mantle stands out against Venetian plaster walls tinted in gold, grey, and pale blue.

With positions as editor-in-chief and creative director at a top women’s fashion magazine, the busy executive who lives in this apartment is a perennial front-row attendant at runways from New York to Paris to Milan. He wanted to keep the space’s sophistication but desired a sanctum of peace and tranquility away from his hectic schedule and heavy travel.

The living room harmonizes eclectic styles of wide-ranging times and places.

The living room harmonizes eclectic styles of wide-ranging times and places.

 

 
Custom shelving showcases the large library of a voracious reader.

Custom shelving showcases the large library of a voracious reader.

Pale blue walls offset the linen bed and grey silk curtains, enclosing the bedroom in restful quiet and comfort.

Pale blue walls offset the linen bed and grey silk curtains, enclosing the bedroom in restful quiet and comfort.

 
 

The challenge was to create visual cohesion and flow across six disjointed environments with minimal natural light and eclectic furniture pieces. The décor features luxurious fabrics and a range of classic furnishings, from late Qing to French colonial, English Chippendale to mid-century modern.

 
Vintage glassware is luminous against handleafed silver wallpaper.

Vintage glassware is luminous against handleafed silver wallpaper.

A Henry Moore maquette takes pride of place on this scholar’s table filled with art books and novels.

A Henry Moore maquette takes pride of place on this scholar’s table filled with art books and novels.