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Glamour and Sophistication

The design of a Lake Forest home combines traditional elements with an edgy twist 

Written by Krissa Rossbund
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Werner Straube

Wall covering (custom, "Plum Blossom'' in Bronze Metallic Paper, Japanese and Korean Collection): De Gournay, 212/564-9750, degournay.com, trade only.
Table ("Osterly Dining Table,'' custom): Dessin Fournir, 785/434-2777, trade only.
Side chairs ("Roman Dining Chair" #0500): Michael Taylor Designs, 312/828-0488, trade only.
Chair-seat fabric ("Fer Forge''/Chanterelle'' #1136-05): ClassicCloth, 785/434-7200, trade only.
Host chairs ("Norma Wing Chair'' with nail trim #BD209, by Barry Dixon): J. Lambeth & Co., 202/646-1774, trade only.
Chair slipcovers ("Indian Summer''/First Frost #2950/01 by Great Plains): Holly Hunt, 312/661-1900, trade only.
Chandelier ("Venetian Silver Leaf Mirror Chandelier''/Antiqued Silver Leaf): Candace Barnes, 415/431-1018.
Sconces ("Venezia Wall Sconce"): Jean De Merry, 310/289-0991, jeandemerry.com, trade only. Available through Kara Mann Showroom, 312/893-7590, karamann.com.
Rug (Palmette area rug design from Lace Collection): Tai Ping Carpets, 312/644-0400, taipingcarpets.com.
Selenite fireplace logs: Ruzetti & Gow, 212/327-4281, ruzzettiandgow.com.
Tall urns (vintage): 1st Dibs, 1stdibs.com.
Porcelain birds: Nymphenburg, nymphenburg.com. Through Kneen & Co., 312/787-7003, kneenandco.com.
Birdcages: Caste Design, 312/432-0717, castedesign.com.
Photograph above mantel (Unknown Land, by Ori Gersht): Angles Gallery, 310/396-5019, anglesgallery.com.
Amethyst rocks: ABC Carpet & Home, 212/473-3000, abchome.com.