French doors in the den open to a sheltered courtyard and views of the Virginia countryside. An inviting gold armchair, floor lamp from ABC Carpet & Home, and built-in bookshelves designed by architect Mark Buchanan make the room a cozy reading spot.
Yellow armchair: Pugrant Assoc. Inc., 202/863-0050, trade only. Chair fabric : Hinson & Co., 212/688-5538, trade only Floor lamp: AB C Carpet & Home, 212/473-3000. Cabinets/ shelves (custom, by Mark Buchanan): Neumann Lewis Buchanan Architects, 540/687-3917. Sconces (#TC-62): R. Jesse & Co., 760/727-8665, rjesselighting.com. Rug: owner’s collection.