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House with Vibrant Colors and Patterns

A beautiful staircase is not the only striking feature of this 1913 home

Written by Jenny Bradley
  • Werner Straube

    Wall paint (custom): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667.

    Chair; table; chest; candle lamp; carpet on stairs; wall panels in stairwell; accessories: owner's collection.
    Chair fabric: discontinued.
    Table lamp: Vaughan Designs, 212/319-7070.
    Chandelier; flooring: original to house.

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    Wall paint (custom): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
    Trim paint ("Cottage White" #DEW-318): Dunn-Edwards, 888/337-2468, dunnedwards.com.
    Mantel original to house.
    Red chairs by mantel: discontinued.
    Chair fabric: Diamond Foam & Fabric, 323/931-8148.
    Animal-print pillows: Pacific Hide & Leather, 310/657-9802, pacifichide.com.
    Fire basket; table in front of red chair; throw pillows on sofa: owner's collection.
    Fireplace fender: Cargo Furnishings & Consignment, 760/773-3130. Drapery: Silk Trading Co., 323/954-9280.
    Table in front of mantel (Chinoiserie stacking): Hollyhock Inc., 310/777-0100, hollyhockinc.com.
    Sofa (custom): Gary Monselle Upholsterers, 323/937-1054.
    Sofa fabric: discontinued.
    Table to left of sofa: discontinued.
    Red lamp on table: Vaughan Designs, 212/319-7070, vaughandesigns.com.
    Lounge chair to right of sofa: owner's collection.
    Chair fabric (by Colefax & Fowler): discontinued.
    Secretary: Saint Martin's Gallery, 601/362-1977.
    Red-plaid wing chair: Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, leejofa.com.
    Fabric ("Eaton Check"/Terra-Cotta #F1001-16, by Colefax & Fowler): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900.
    Coffee table in front of wing chair; high-back armless chair: owner's collection.
    Wooden chair: Hollyhock Inc., 310/777-0100.
    Table-skirt topper: antique suzani.
    Table lamp: Vaughan Designs, 212/319-7070.
    Rugs: antique serapi.

  • Werner Straube
  • Werner Straube

    Furniture; accessories: owner's collection.
    Rug (Abaca): Crate & Barrel, 800/996-9960, crateandbarrel.com.

  • Werner Straube

    Paint: custom.
    Drapery: Silk Trading Co., 323/954-9280.
    Trim: Clarence House, 800/803-2850, clarencehouse.com.
    Chandelier: Currey & Co., 877/768-6428, curreyco.com.
    Table skirt (silk): Scalamandré, 800/932-4361
    Chairs: owner's collection.
    Chair-seat fabric (by Colefax and Flowler): discontinued.
    Pillow with red flowers; chest; console; rug; china: owner's collection.
    Chinese-style lamp: Hollyhock Inc., 310/777-0100.
    Wine glasses; green glasses: William Yeoward, 800/818-8484, williamyeowardcrystal.com.

  • Werner Straube

    Wall paint ("Cream" #44): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121, farrow-ball.com.
    Hanging lanterns (discontinued): Urban Electric Co., 843/723-8140, urbanelectricco.com.
    Cabinetry: Kathryne Designs Inc., 818/623-9104.
    Island countertop: honed marble.
    Bar stools: Pottery Barn, 800/922-5507, potterybarn.com.
    Backsplash: honed marble tile.
    Range; oven hood: Viking, 888/845-4641.

  • Werner Straube

    Cabinetry: Kathryne Designs Inc., 818/623-9104.
    Cabinetry paint ("Cream" #44): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121.
    Decorative painting on floor: Mimi Feldman, Demar Feldman Studios, 213/760-0271.

  • Werner Straube

    Sofa; upholstered chairs: owner's collection.
    Sofa fabric; chair fabric: Castle Fabrics, 213/612-0646.
    Throw pillows ("Palmier"/Rose, Aqua, Ecru #10907-02): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900.
    Throw: Peacock Alley, 800/810-0708, peacockalley.com.
    Black barrel table (antique rain drum): Berbere World Imports, 310/842-3842, berbereimports.com.
    Black table lamps: Vaughan Designs, 212/319-7070.
    Console table; art behind sofa: owner's collection.
    Art over table (by Scott Christensen): Scott Christensen Studio, scottchristensenstudio.com.

  • Werner Straube

    Wall paint: custom.
    Cabinetry: Kathryne Designs Inc., 818/623-9104.
    Countertop: Caesarstone USA Inc., 800/666-8201, caesarstoneus.com.
    Sink; faucets; chandelier; art: owner's collection.

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    Wallpaper: discontinued.
    Ceiling and trim paint ("Cottage White" #DEW-318): Dunn-Edwards, 888/337-2468, dunnedwards.com.
    Drapery: discontinued.
    Shades: owner's collection.
    Bed (custom): Gary Monselle Upholsterers, 323/937-1054.
    Headboard and bedskirt fabric (glazed chintz): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563.
    Bed cover: Peacock Alley, 800/810-0708.
    Table lamp; basket: Hollyhock Inc., 310/777-0100.
    Table at end of bed: Crown & Colony Antiques, 251/928-4808, crownandcolony.com.
    Upholstered chair; rug; chandelier; 3-tiered table: owner's collection.

  • Werner Straube

    Wall paint: custom.
    Headboard fabric: Castle Fabrics, 213/612-0646.
    Bedspread: antique suzani.
    Blue duvet: Pottery Barn, 800/922-5507.
    Table lamps: Crate & Barrel, 800/996-9960.
    Striped table skirt: Kravet, 888/457-2838, kravet.com.
    Upholstered chair: owner's collection.
    Drapery: Home Fabrics, 213/689-9600.
    Drapery hardware: Calico Corners, 800/213-6366, calicocorners.com.
    Basket by chair: Hollyhock Inc., 310/777-0100, hollyhockinc.com.
    Art over bed: by Herb Seymour, 310/472-0711, herbseymour.com.

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    Outdoor fabric: Sunbrella, 336/221-2211, sunbrella.com

  • Werner Straube

    Black wicker chairs: Pottery Barn, 800/922-5507.
    Outdoor fabric: Sunbrella, 336/221-2211, sunbrella.com.
    Patterned pillows: Pier 1 Imports, 800/245-4595, pier1.com.
    Gray patio furniture; lanterns; urns: owner's collection.

  • Werner Straube
  • Werner Straube
  • 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.