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A Colorful New Dream Home

A design aficionado downsizes to a new home saturated with color. 

Written by Krissa Rossbund
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    Drapery: Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Trim: Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, samuelandsons.com.
    Striped chairs (by Edward Ferrell, discontinued); sofas ("Newgate Sofa" #SF520G, by Edward Ferrell): Edward Ferrell-Lewis Mittman, 336/841-3028, ef-lm.com.
    Ottoman: owner's collection.
    Striped-chair fabric: Cachet Ltd., 804/285-0550.
    Sofa fabric; ottoman fabric; ottoman trim: Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.
    Wallpaper: Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com.
    French boiserie wall mirrors: Elysee Collection, theelyseecollection.com.
    Consoles ("Directoire" #CON 2742): Louis J. Solomon, 631/232-5300, louisjsolomon.com.
    Lamps: Chelsea House, 704/867-5926, chelseahouseinc.com.
    Carpet: Stark Carpet Corp., 212/752-9000, starkcarpet.com.
    Art: owner's collection.

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    Wallpaper ("Dorsetflock," by Cole & Son): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, leejofa.com.
    Drapery: Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com.
    Trim: Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Chandelier: Nicholas Antiques, 212/688-3312, nicholasantiques.org.
    Dining table: Cachet Ltd., 804/285-0550.
    Chairs; sideboard: owner's collection.
    Chair fabric: Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.
    Candlestick lamps; chair in bay window: Chelsea House, 704/867-5926, chelseahouseinc.com.
    Mirror over sideboard (prototype): Carvers' Guild, 978/448-3063, carversguild.com.
    Sconces: Vaughan Designs, 212/319-7070, vaughandesigns.com.
    Area rug: Stark Carpet Corp., 212/752-9000, starkcarpet.com.
    Corner cabinet: Cachet Ltd., 804/285-0550.

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    Chair and table: Brown Jordan, 800/743-4252, brownjordan.com.
    Chair fabric: Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com.

  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall

    Wallpaper: Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Demilune chest: owner's collection.
    Lamp; chair: Cachet Ltd., 804/285-0550.
    Fabric: Chelsea House, 704/867-5926, chelseahouseinc.com.
    Rug: Shaia Oriental Rugs, 757/220-0400, shaia.com.
    Drapery: Vaughan Designs, 212/319-7070, vaughandesigns.com.
    Stair carpet: Stark Carpet Corp., 212/752-9000, starkcarpet.com.

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    Wall covering: Pierre Frey, 212/213-3099, pierrefrey.com.
    Drapery fabric: Nobilis, 800/464-6670, nobilis.fr.
    Drapery hardware: Gaby's, gabys.com.
    Corner cupboard (custom): Harrison Higgins Inc, 804/355-5501, harrisonhigginsinc.com.
    Parquet table; chairs: Thomas-Hines Antiques, 804/355-2782.
    Fabric: Pierre Frey, 212/213-3099, pierrefrey.com.
    Chandelier: Nicholas Antiques, 212/688-3312, nicholasantiques.org.
    Blue-ware china: Cachet Ltd., 804/285-0550.

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    Window Treatment: Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Cabinetry: custom.
    Bell lanterns above islands Julia Gray Ltd., 212/223-4454, juliagrayltd.com.
    Wallpaper: Nobilis, 800/464-6670, nobilis.fr.
    Rug: owner's collection.

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    Wall covering; drapery: Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Lounge chairs (#7541, discontinued): TRS Furniture & Textiles, 336/472-7540, trsfurniture.com.
    Fabric: Zimmer + Rohde, 866/627-6899, zimmer-rohde.com.
    Area rug: Stark Carpet Corp., 212/752-9000, starkcarpet.com.
    Ottoman (#770-O-T): O Henry House Ltd., 336/431-5350, ohenryhouseltd.com.
    Fabric: Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com.
    Sofa (#378): Beachley Furniture Co., 301/733-1910, beachley.com.
    Fabric; trim: Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, leejofa.com.
    Sofa pillows: Thibaut, 800/223-0704, thibautdesign.com.
    Fringe: Houlès, 310/652-6171, houles.com.
    Side chair (antique): Thomas Hines Antiques, 804/355-2782.
    Seat-cushion fabric: Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Rug: Shaia Rugs, 757/425-3736.

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    Bed: Julia Gray Ltd., 212/223-4454, juliagrayltd.com.
    Drapery, dust skirt, canopy: Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com.
    Canopy sky: Duralee Fabrics, 800/275-3872, duralee.com.
    Drapery and canopy trim: Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, samuelandsons.com.
    Wallpaper: Carleton V Ltd., 212/355-4525, carletonvltd.com.
    Bedside tables (custom): Patina, 800/635-4365, patinainc.com.
    Area rug: Stark Carpet Corp., 212/752-9000, starkcarpet.com.
    Chairs at fireplace: Cachet Ltd., 804/285-0550.
    Fabric: Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com.
    Coffee table ("Neoclassical Cocktail Table" #JW322, by John Widdicomb): Stickley, 315/682-5500, stickley.com.
    Chest of drawers: Cachet Ltd., 804/285-0550.
    Mirror above chest ("Adam Oval Mirror" #5216): Carvers' Guild, 978/448-3063, carversguild.com.
    Round table; tables flanking fireplace; lamps on tables; fireplace fender: owner's collection.

  • Gordon Beall

    Pair of chairs; lamp: Cachet Ltd., 804/285-0550.
    Chair fabric: Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.
    Pillows: owner's collection.
    Wall covering; table topper: Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com.
    Table skirt: Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.

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    Cabinetry: KDW Home, 877/262-0066.
    Finish ("Van Allen Green" #HC120): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
    Tub: Kohler, 800/456-4537, kohler.com.
    Window treatment: Schumacher, 800/523-1200.
    Crystal fringe: Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, samuelandsons.com.
    Rug: Shaia Oriental Rugs, 757/425-3736, shaia.com.
    Wall covering: Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.
    Mirror: Cachet Ltd., 804/285-0550.
    Chandelier: Vaughan Designs, 212/319-7070, vaughandesigns.com.

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  • The Sidecar, price available upon request from Moore & Giles [1-800-737-0169]

    This beautifully crafted bar cart, The Sidecar by Moore and Giles, is a great way to store liquor, glassware, bar tools, and anything else needed to complete your own miniature bar. The cart, made of Virginia black walnut, birch, leather, aluminum, and brass, is wheeled to make sure the party can travel with you. Perfect for drink-lovers without the space for a full bar.