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Fresh Design for an Architectural Treasure

Grand spaces are made approachable in this twenties-era Mediterranean beauty

Written and produced by Jenny Bradley
  • Dominique Vorillon

    Fireplace; fire screen and fire tools; floors (white oak): original to house.
    Sofas (custom): Mark J. Williams Design, 323/856-9089, markjwilliamsdesign.com. Sofa fabric ("Lido"/Green Tea #2020-03, linen velvet): Rose Tarlow-Melrose House, 323/651-2202, rosetarlow.com.
    Patterned pillows at either end of sofa (antique fabric): Rugs and Art, 310/247-1176. Pink striped pillow on sofa ("Mercer Stripe", by Travers, discontinued): Zimmer + Rohde, 866/627-6899, zimmer-rohde.com.
    Small pillow (antique): owner's collection.
    Coffee table: Waldo's Designs, 310/278-1803, waldosdesigns.com.
    Tray-style end table (antique): J.F. Chen, 310/559-2436, jfchen.com.
    Small chair (antique): Melissa Levinson Antiques, 323/936-1530, melissalevinson.com.
    Chair fabric: Fortuny Fabrics, 212/753-7153.
    Chandelier ("Daphne"): Paul Ferrante Inc., 323/653-4142, paulferrante.com.
    Mirror ("Sunburst Mirror" #7013D): Baker, 800/592-2537, bakerfurniture.com.
    Large mirror behind sofa (antique): Waldo's Designs, 310/278-1803, waldosdesigns.com.
    Area rug (reproduction): Mansour Rug, 310/652-9999, mansourrug.com.
    Sconces over mantel ("Ibex 3 Sconce"): Remains Lighting, 310/358-9100 and 212/675-8051, remains.com.
    Table to left of mantel (antique); shell box on table: owner's collection.
    Hand sculpture: Sing Kai Hong, 310/659-6245.
    Art over table (by Marc Whitney): Whitney Gallery, 949/497-4322, marcwhitney.com.
    Wall paint ("Slipper Satin" #2004) Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121, farrow-ball.com.
    Wicker basket: Hollyhock, 310/777-0100, hollyhockinc.com.
    Molding: original to house.

  • Dominique Vorillon

    Library table (chinoiserie reproduction); throw on bench: owner's collection.
    Bench ("William IV Bench"): Alton House, 323/856-9089, markjwilliamsdesign.com. Bench fabric ("Mohair Velvet"/Blood Orange #810001-05): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068.
    Area rug (antique): Samuel's Rug Gallery, 310/657-3666.
    Cabinet/bookcase (custom, mahogany with crotch mahogany inlay): Mark J. Williams Design, 323/856-9089.
    Items in bookcase: assorted Chinese creamware.
    Chair by bookcase: owner's collection.
    Chair fabric ("All Over Floral"): Bennison Fabrics, 323/653-7277, bennisonfabrics.com.
    Arched windows behind sofa: original to house.

  • Dominique Vorillon
  • Dominique Vorillon

    Floors (marble): original to house.
    Demilune table (antique): owner's collection. Chairs ("Rope-Leg Chair" in hand-dyed leather): Alton House, 323/856-9089.

  • Dominique Vorillon

    Floors (terra-cotta); paneling (bleached walnut): original to house.
    Dining table (custom); console table (custom): Mark J. Williams Design, 323/856-9089, markjwilliamsdesign.com.
    Chairs ("Chinoiserie Side Chair") Alton House, 323/856-9089.
    Chair-seat fabric (#SP-671-3-K, discontinued): Dogwood Fabrics, 800/883-5500, dogwoodfabrics.com.
    Chandeliers ("Darren"): Paul Ferrante, 323/653-4142, paulferrante.com.
    Area rug (antique): owner's collection.
    Drapery (custom print): Le Gracieux, 818/767-2525, legracieux.com.
    Stemware (discontinued): Ralph Lauren Home, 888/475-7674, ralphlaurenhome.com.

  • Dominique Vorillon

    Smaller hanging lights (antique): Remains Lighting, 310/358-9100, remains.com.
    Oven hood: custom.
    Faucets: Harrington Brass Works, 201/818-1300, harringtonbrassworks.com.
    Range: Wolf Appliance Inc., 800/332-9513, subzero-wolf.com.
    Backsplash tile: Exquisite Surfaces. 310/659-4580, xsurfaces.com.

  • Dominique Vorillon

    Cabinetry (custom design, walnut); dark finish on cabinetry (custom dark walnut finish): Mark J. Williams Design, 323/856-9089, markjwilliamsdesign.com.
    Cabinetry fabrication: Thomas Nigh, Essential Millwork, 818/771-1004, essentialmillwork.com.
    Light finish on cabinetry ("French Gray" #18): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121, farrow-ball.com.
    Table base (antique): Maison au Naturel, 310/657-1002, maison819.net.
    Table top ("Petit Granit," from Belgium): Exquisite Surfaces, 800/970-9798, xsurfaces.com.
    Metal chairs ("Tolix Marais A Chair" #15034) Design Within Reach, 800/944-2233, dwr.com.
    Seat cushions ("Fresh Canvas"/Sunset #100-17, Great Outdoors Collection): Holly Hunt, 312/661-1900, hollyhunt.com.
    Wicker chair: owner's colleciton.
    Hanging light over table (antique): Waldo's Designs, 310/278-1803, waldosdesigns.com.

  • Dominique Vorillon

    Wicker furniture (flea market find, repainted): owner's collection.
    Seat cushions: Diamond Foam & Fabrics, 323/931-8148, diamondfoamandfabrics.com.
    Hanging lights ("Biltmore"): Steven Handelman Studios, 805/962-5119, stevenhandelmanstudios.com.
    Shutters: original to house.
    Small hanging spheres: Home Depot, homedepot.com.

  • Dominique Vorillon

    Table; dining chairs; wicker chairs: owner's collection.
    Chair-seat cushions ("Sari"/Turmeric #310-U25): Raoul Textiles, 805/965-1694, raoultextiles.com.
    Round stool by wicker chairs: Z Gallerie, 800/908-6748, zgallerie.com.
    Planters (antique): original to house.

  • Dominique Vorillon

    Fireplace: original to house.
    Bed: Custom Craft Upholsterers, 323/937-9557.
    Bed drapery ("Aegean Stripe"/Dove, Celadon #11084-04): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com.
    Bedspread; coverlet at end of bed: Between the Sheets, 800/550-7869, between thesheetsinc.com.
    Slipper chairs (custom); love seat (custom): Mark J. Williams Design, 323/856-9089, markjwilliamsdesign.com.
    Chair fabric: Le Gracieux, 818/767-2525, legracieux.com.
    Fringe ("8-inch Rouen Tassel Fringe" #984-41594-03): Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, samuelandsons.com.
    Love-seat fabric ("Brianna Floral"/Blue #LCF24340F): Ralph Lauren Home, 888/475-7674, ralphlaurenhome.com.
    Parchment coffee tables (antique): Fat Chance, 323/930-1960.
    Area rug (reproduction): Mansour Rug, 310/652-9999, mansourrug.com.
    Sisal rug: Decorative Carpets, 866/859-0032, decorativecarpets.com.
    Drapery ("Fiorella" #92902-06): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068.
    Mantel; sconces over mantel; fire screen and andirons: original to house.
    Art over mantel (by Marc Whitney): Whitney Gallery, 949/497-4322, marcwhitney.com.
    Sunburst-style mirror: owner's collection.
    Wallpaper (custom, by San Patrignano): from Martin Lane, 310/375-2105.

  • Dominique Vorillon
  • Dominique Vorillon

    Cabinetry (custom); mirror (custom): Thomas Nigh, Essential Millwork, 818/771-1004, essentialmillwork.com.
    Backsplash above vanity ("Cobblestone Diamonds" #V-25); tile floor ("Cobblestone Hexagons" #V-25): Creative Environments Inc., 310/652-3713.
    Wall sconces (For Town, by Michael S Smith); vanity faucets (For Town, by Michael S Smith): Kallista, 888/452-5547, kallista.com. Vanity countertop: Calacatta marble.
    Tub (vintage); tub faucets (vintage): Pasadena Architectural Salvage, 626/535-9655.
    Wall paint ("Cornforth White" #228): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121. farrow-ball.com.
    Bench: Waterworks, 800/899-6757, waterworks.com.
    Sheers ("Ghent Casement"): Calvin Fabrics, 888/732-1996, calvinfabrics.com.

  • Dominique Vorillon
  • 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.