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L.A. House: ‘A Designer’s Dream’

A blank canvas became a traditional, yet fun and funky home

Written by Lisa Cregan
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    Wallpaper (“Malabar”/Sage, Pale Blue #66/1005, by Cole and Son): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, www.leejofa.com.
    Area rug (“Madison Square,” dull silk #TPQEPHUG00PAN): Tai Ping, 800/666-4884, www.taipingcarpets.com.
    Dining table (custom pedestal base table): Dos Gallos, 323/851-9117, www.dosgallos.com.
    Dining chairs (“Loop-Back Chairs” #2004-206A): Councill Furniture, 336/859-2155, www.councill.com.
    Chair fabric (“Galaxy”/Andromede #850005-01): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068.
    Chandelier (“Metropolitan White Porcelain Chandelier” #ME-N950127): Lighting Showroom.com, 888/488-0885, www.lightingshowroom.com.
    Window seat cushion (“Highlands”/Green, Gray #2331/02, colorway discontinued): Rose Tarlow-Melrose House, 323/651-2202, www.rosetarlow.com.
    Natural linen pillow (“Liaigre Linen”/Brousse #10001/01, discontinued): Holly Hunt, 312/661-1900, www.hollyhunt.com.
    Sage pillow (“Eternity”/Sage #1476): Pindler & Pindler, 805/531-9090, www.pindler.com.
    Teal pillow (“Silk Velvet”/Teal #JW5118, by Jasper, discontinued): Michael Smith Inc., 310/315-3028, www.michaelsmithinc.com. Available through Thomas Lavin, 310/278-2456, www.thomaslavin.com.
    Pair of 1950s bronze cranes (vintage): 1st Leap Inc., 310/289-0002, www.1stleapinc.com.
    Shades (“Panama” #9213, Woven Woods & Grass Weaves Collection): Fashion Tech, 800/444-8822, www.fashiontech.com.

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    Wall paint (“Bone” #15, estate emulsion): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121, www.farrow-ball.com.
    Area rug (“Tracery,” by Kelly Wearstler): The Rug Co., 323/653-0303, www.therugcompany.info.
    Settee (“Peter Hvidt daybed,” Denmark, mid-century): Rumba, 310/392-3103, www.rumbastyle.com.
    Pair of upholstered chairs (custom): Jeff Andrews-Design, 323/227-9777, www.jeffandrews-design.com.
    Fabric on chair backs (“York Weave”/Lagoon #2339-GWF, by Groundworks, discontinued); fabric on chair fronts (“Italian Paisley”/Gray #2007158.11): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, www.leejofa.com.
    Blue pillow fabric (“Brigadoon”/Lowe #92525-01): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068. Blue/green pillow fabric (“Beach Days”/Glacier #27120.15): Kravet, 888/457-2838, www.kravet.com.
    Side table between chairs (“Priscilla Side Table”): Oly, 775/336-2100, www.olystudio.com.
    Moroccan mirror (vintage): J.F. Chen, 310/559-2436, www.jfchen.com.
    Abstract painting (by Angela Dickerson-Lee): Bonita Interiors, 626/975-2714, www.bonitainteriors.com.
    Wooden hall chair (vintage): Jefferson West Inc., 310/558-3031, www.jeffersonwest.com.
    “Tulip” floor lamp (vintage): Filament Lighting, 888/926-5007, www.filamentlighting.com.
    Sheer drapery (“Lorenzo”/Fern #8595.30): Kravet, 888/457-2838, www.kravet.com.
    Fabrication (custom): Fine Draperies, 818/989-5567, www.finedrapes.com.

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    Wall paint (“Mouse’s Back” #40, estate emulsion): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121, www.farrow-ball.com.
    Area rug (“Marquetry” #LA4399-SAM, by Kelly Wearstler): The Rug Co., 323/653-0303, www.therugcompany.info.
    Sofa (#2808): A. Rudin, 310/659-2388, www.arudin.com.
    Sofa fabric (“Couture Library Cloth”/Tobacco #N.4-9692.03): Glant Textiles, 800/884-5268, www.glant.com.
    Throw pillows (“Suzani”/Green Envy #10128-04): Donghia, 914/662-2377, www.donghia.com.
    Bolster pillow (“Ponti” #7502-02, by Rubelli): Bergamo Fabrics, 914/665-0800, www.bergamofabrics.com.
    Pair of cocktail tables (“Pace Table” with marble top): Lawson-Fenning, 323/934-0048, www.lawsonfenning.com.
    Sculpture on cocktail table (“Leaping Buck” modernist bronze sculpture by Hattakikosol Somchai): Pasadena Antique Center, 626/449-7706, www.pasadenaantiquecenter.com.
    Mirror (custom design by Jeff Andrews-Design): fabricated by Charlton Cabinets, 626/795-0005, www.charltoncabinets.com.
    Pair of console tables (custom design by Jeff Andrews-Design): fabricated by Charlton Cabinets, 626/795-0005, www.charltoncabinets.com.
    Pair of console lamps: Blackman Cruz, 323/466-8600, www.blackmancruz.comTree sculpture: Fat Chance, 323/930-1960, www.fatchancemodern.com.
    Pair of stools under consoles (Ottoman #400): A. Rudin, 310/659-2388, www.arudin.com.
    Stool fabric (“Sophistication”/Wheatgrass #1095/06): Classic Cloth, 785/434-7200, www.classicclothfabrics.com.
    Drapery fabric (“Kimono”/Moegi Green #10089-04): Donghia, 914/662-2377, www.donghia.com.
    Shades (“Panama” #9213, Woven Woods & Grass Weaves Collection): Fashion Tech, 800/444-8822, www.fashiontech.com.
    Fabrication (custom): Fine Draperies, 818/989-5567, www.finedrapes.com.

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    Art above mantel (vintage, abstract): The Collection Los Angeles, 310/855-0111, www.thecollectionlosangeles.1stdibs.com.
    Ceramic vases on mantel (vintage): Retro Gallery, 323/936-5261, www.retroglass.com.
    Fire screen (custom): Jeff Andrews-Design, 323/227-9777, www.jeffandrews-design.com.

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    Lounge chair (“Sorbonne Chair” #6309): Baker, 800/592-2537, www.bakerfurniture.com.
    Ottoman (custom): Jeff Andrews-Design, 323/227-9777, www.jeffandrews-design.com.
    Lounge-chair and ottoman fabric (“Mohair”/Ashwood #6100-0001): Opuzen Design, 323/549-3489, www.opuzen.com.
    Bolster pillow (“Ponti” #7502-02, by Rubelli): Bergamo Fabrics, 914/665-0800, www.bergamofabrics.com.
    Side table (“Round End Table” #3457): Baker, 800/592-2537, www.bakerfurniture.com.
    Brass lamp (vintage): City-Review, 310/652-8887, www.cityreviewla.com.

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    Desk (French, 1940s): Gray Morell, 310/657-2200, www.graymorell.com.
    Desk chair (“Hepplewhite Arm Chair” #4967-X): Karges Furniture, 800/252-7437, www.karges.com.
    Brass peacock desk lamp (vintage): Orange, 323/782-6898, www.orangefurniture.com.
    Chandelier (metal, faux bamboo, vintage): The Collection Los Angeles, 310/855-0111, www.thecollectionlosangeles.1stdibs.com.
    Pair of bamboo armchairs (vintage): Rubbish Interiors Inc., 323/661-5575, www.rubbishinteriors.com.
    Framed acrylic painting on paper (by Angela Dickerson-Lee): Bonita Interiors, 626/975-2714, www.bonita-interiors.com.
    Drapery fabric (“Phoebe”/Ecru): The Silk Trading Co., 323/954-9280, www.silktrading.com.
    Shades (“Panama” #9213, Woven Woods & Grass Weaves Collection): Fashion Tech, 800/444-8822, www.fashiontech.com.
    Fabrication (custom): Fine Draperies, 818/989-5567, www.finedrapes.com.

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    Wing chairs: vintage.
    Fabric (“San Babila” #22047-04, by Rubelli): Bergamo Fabrics, 914/665-0800, www.bergamofabarics.com.
    Faux bamboo table (vintage): Jefferson West Inc., 310/558-3031, www.jeffersonwest.com.
    Table lamp (vintage): Filament Lighting, 888/926-5007, www.filamentlighting.com.
    Ottoman (custom): Jeff Andrews-Design, 323/227-9777, www.jeffandrews-design.com.
    Ottoman fabric (#14743.2424): Kravet, 888/457-2838, www.kravet.com.
    Pair of portraits (vintage): Pasadena Antique Center, 626/449-7706, www.pasadenaantiquecenter.com.

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    Wall paint (“Adagio,” flat #1593): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, www.benjaminmoore.com.
    Area rug (“Cobra,” by Neisha Crosland): The Rug Co., 323/653-0303, www.therugcompany.info.
    Dining table (“Luca Dining Table” with white granite top): Oly, 775/336-2100, www.olystudio.com.
    Curved bowl (“Piata Piega Folded Plate”/Marbled Ivory): TableArt, 323/653-8278, www.tableartonline.com.
    Chairs (“Medallion”): owner’s collection.
    Chair fabric (“Ravenswood”/Matterhorn #910077-05, discontinued): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068.
    Ceiling fixture (vintage, enamel factory shade): Ann-Morris Antiques, 212/755-3308, www.annmorrisantiques.com.
    Drapery (“Venecia”/Sage, by Christopher Farr Cloth): Holland & Sherry, 212/355-6241, www.hollandandsherry.com.
    Shades (“Panama” #9213, Woven Woods & Grass Weaves Collection): Fashion Tech, 800/444-8822, www.fashiontech.com.
    Fabrication (custom): Fine Draperies, 818/989-5567, www.finedrapes.com.

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    Outdoor furniture (Catalina Collection); lanterns: Restoration Hardware, 800/910-9836, www.restorationhardware.com.
    Green garden stools: Inner Gardens, 310/838-8378, www.innergardens.com.
    Pots; ceramic dog; driftwood planter: Rolling Greens Nursery, 323/934-4500, www.rollinggreensnursery.com.
    Fabric for pillows, chair and chaise cushions (“Pacifica”/Java #P8029): Pindler & Pindler, 805/531-9090, www.pindler.com.
    Seat cushion and settee fabric (“Sunbrella Linen Tweed” #4654): Sunbrella, 336/221-2211, www.sunbrella.com.
    Fabrication: Baja Upholstery, 323/222-6109.
    Fire screen doors (custom): Jeff Andrews-Design, 323/227-9777, www.jeffandrews-design.com.
    Burly teak table: Bo Tree, 323/441-8950, www.botreesource.com.

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    Patio set (vintage); Downtown, 310/652-7461, www.downtown20.net.
    Patio cushions (“Skyline”/Aquarius #425-01-029-61-02): Janus et Cie, 310/652-7090, www.janusetcie.com.

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    Swing (Tuscan-style porch swing, 65-inches/gloss white paint): Porch Swings, 866/579-5182, www.porchswings.com.
    Swing fabric (“Sunbrella Linen Tweed” #4654): Sunbrella, 336/221-2211, www.sunbrella.com.
    Pillow fabric (“Pacifica”/Java #P8029): Pindler & Pindler, 805/531-9090, www.pindler.com.
    Fabrication: Baja Upholstery, 323/222-6109.
    Green garden stool: Inner Gardens, 310/838-8378, www.innergardens.com.

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    Wall paint (“Adagio,” flat #1593): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, www.benjaminmoore.com.
    Area rug (“Veracruz”/Dapple #8912, sisal): Westwood Carpets, 310/273-6400, www.westwoodcarpets.com.
    Sofa (#2688): A. Rudin, 310/659-2388, www.arudin.com.
    Sofa fabric (“Linton Plain”/China Blue #J0575.600, by GP&J Baker): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, www.leejofa.com.
    Patterned pillow fabric (“Timur”/Blue #JW7202, by Jasper): Michael S Smith Inc., 310/315-3028, www.michaelsmithinc.com.
    Brown pillow fabric (“Hideko”/Cardamon #208N23): Raoul Textiles, 805/965-1694, www.raoultextiles.com. Sofa throw: Hermès, 800/441-4488, www.hermes.com.
    Cocktail tables (“Eartha Side Table”): Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, www.mgbwhome.com.
    Side chair (vintage): Thomas Lavin, 310/278-2456, www.thomaslavin.com.
    Chair fabric (“Mohair”/Charcoal #6100-0008): Opuzen Design, 323/549-3489, www.opuzen.com.
    Pair of chairs (“Chino Chair”): Lawson-Fenning, 323/934-0048, www.lawsonfenning.com.
    Chair fabric (“Bora Bora”/Sand #2405-021, discontinued): Mokum Textiles, 866/523-4437, www.mokumtextiles.com.
    Art (Soliqoui 17 &18, by Luc Leestemaker): Kevin Barry Fine Art Assoc., 323/951-1860, www.kevinbarryfineart.com.

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    Wall paint (“Adagio,” flat #1593): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, www.benjaminmoore.com.
    Counter stools (hand-turned walnut, by Bottega Montana): Twentieth—Art and Design, 323/904-1200, www.twentieth.net.
    Ceiling fixtures (vintage, enamel factory shades): Ann-Morris Antiques, 212/755-3308, www.annmorrisantiques.com.
    Roman shade fabric (“La Fiorentina”/Grey #2430-GWF-611, by Groundworks): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, www.leejofa.com.
    Fabrication (custom): Fine Draperies, 818/989-5567, www.finedrapes.com.
    Pair of ribbed ceramic urns for topiaries: Baker, 800/592-2537, www.bakerfurniture.com.

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    Wallpaper (“Pheasant”/Red #7900-004): Twigs, 800/824-4204, www.twigsfabricsandwallpaper.com.
    Chandelier: Revival Antiques, 626/405-0024, www.revivalantiques.com.
    Painting (vintage): TL Gurley Antiques, 626/432-4811, www.gurleyantiques.com.
    Side table (“Priscilla Side table”): Oly, 775/336-2100, www.olystudio.com.

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    Wall paint (“Bone” #15, estate emulsion): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121, www.farrow-ball.com.
    Console table (custom design by Jeff Andrews-Design): fabricated by Charlton Cabinets, 626/795-0005, www.charltoncabinets.com.
    Driftwood sculpture on console: Studio 111, 760/323-5104, www.studio111.1stdibs.com.
    Pair of decorative metal chairs with cushions (vintage): Downtown, 310/652-7461, www.downtown20.net.
    Roman shade fabric (“Lorenzo”/Fern #8595.30): Kravet, 888/457-2838, www.kravet.com.
    Fabrication: Fine Draperies, 818/989-5567, www.finedrapes.com.
    Chandelier (“Lumiere,” custom): Jean De Merry, 877/336-3779, www.jeandemerry.com.
    Long wooden bench (vintage): Lawson-Fenning, 323/934-0048, www.lawsonfenning.com.
    Throw pillow on bench: Anthropologie, 800/309-2500, www.anthropologie.com.

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    Wall paint (“Woodstock Tan”, flat #HC-20): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, www.benjaminmoore.com.
    Bedside table (“Lien Table” #9159, by Laura Kirar): Baker, 800/592-2537, www.bakerfurniture.com.
    Pineapple lamp (vintage): Modern Zoo, 310/721-3037, www.themodernzoo.comPair of ceramic vases (beige with blue, vintage): Retro Gallery, 323/936-5261, www.retroglass.com.
    Bed (“Vienna Bed” #9123-05): Baker, 800/592-2537, www. bakerfurniture.com.
    Bedding (Hotel Collection, Ivory): Bloomingdales, www.bloomingdales.com.
    Pillow fabric, solid color (“Luna”/Blue Grass #3206/07): Jim Thompson Fabrics, 800/262-0336, www.jimthompsonfabrics.com.
    Patterned pillow fabric (“Pattaya Plush”/Tidal Pool #5052/04): Pollack, 212/627-7766, www.pollackassociates.com.
    Mohair throw (celadon): Susan Chalom, 212/486-9207, www.susanchalom.com. Starburst sculptures: Plantation, 323/930-5674, www.plantationdesign.com.
    Bench (Bellagio steel): Stansbury Collection, 310/849-4402, www.stansburycollection.com.
    Embroidered chair (custom, “Dapha Hunt Host Chair” #1213757949): Baker, 800/592-2537, www.bakerfurniture.com.
    Drapery (“Limoges”/Topaz #1115/02): Classic Cloth, 785/434-7200, www.classicclothfabrics.com.
    Shades (“Panama” #9513, Woven Woods & Grass Weaves Collection): Fashion Tech, 800/444-8822, www.fashiontech.com.
    Fabrication: Fine Draperies, 818/989-5567, www.finedrapes.com.

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    Wall paint (“Calke Green” #34, estate emulsion): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121, www.farrow-ball.com.
    Seagrass area rug (“Veracruz”/Dapple, Westwood Sisal): Westwood Carpets, 310/273-6400, www.westwoodcarpets.com.
    Sofa bed (“Avery Queen Sleeper,” discontinued): Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, www.mgbwhome.com.
    Sofa fabric (“Tivoli”/Teck #4486-83, by Manuel Canovas): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, www.cowtan.com.
    Sculptural wood chair (“The Strata Chair”/Natural #STEW001): Twentieth, 323/904-1200, www.twentieth.net.
    Pair of mosaic insert side tables (vintage): Galerie Sommerlath, 310/838-0102, www.french50s60s.com.
    Pair of Italian ceramic lamps (vintage): Downtown, 310/652-7461, www.downtown20.net.
    Green pillow fabric (“Toddy”/Lawn, made to order); yellow pillow fabric (“Boylston”/Citrin, made to order): The Silk Trading Co., 323/954-9280, www.silktrading.com.
    Art (Botswana III, oil on canvas, by Chase Langford): Chase Langford, 310/780-4475, www.chaselangford.com.
    Round mirror cocktail table: Fat Chance, 323/930-1960, www.fatchancemodern.com.
    Danish walnut armchair: Dana John, 323/965-0400, www. danajohn.1stdibs.comGold-leaf side table (“Ellittico Chrome Table”): Philip Nimmo Ironworks, 323/653-1209, www.philipnimmoironworks.com.
    Mohair throw (orange): Susan Chalom, 212/486-9207, www.susanchalom.com.
    Shades (“Kota” #9451, Woven Woods & Grass Weaves Collection): Fashion Tech, 800/444-8822, www.fashiontech.com.
    Fabrication: Fine Draperies, 818/989-5567, www.finedrapes.com.

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    Area rug (“Moses”/Ice, by Suzanne Sharp): The Rug Co., 323/653-0303, www.therugcompany.info.
    Wallpaper (“Reeds”/Reef, combed paper by SJW Studios Inc.): through Keith McCoy & Assoc., 310/657-7150.
    Bed (“Barbara Barry Caned Queen Bed” #610Q): McGuire Furniture, 800/662-4847, www.mcguirefurniture.com.
    Teal bed pillow (“Take Direction”/Turquish #4800/16, by Great Plains): Holly Hunt, 312/661-1900, www.hollyhunt.com.
    Blue bed pillow (“Lania 111,” by Tessuti Uno): through Gypsy’s Palace, 323/662-5669, www.gpdrapery.com.
    Bedding: Versai, 310/289-8111, www.versai-la.com.
    Mohair throw (wheat): Susan Chalom, 212/486-9207, www.susanchalom.com.
    Brutalist metal wall sculpture over bed: Downtown, 310/652-7461, www.downtown20.net.
    Nightstands (custom design by Jeff Andrews-Design): fabricated by Charlton Cabinets, 626/795-0005, www.charltoncabinets.com.
    Pair of blue ceramic table lamps (vintage): Downtown 310/652-7461, www.downtown20.net.
    Armchairs (“Kalos Armchair” #9750, by Maxalto): B&B Italia, 800/872-1697, www.bebitalia.it.
    Chair pillow fabric (“Ropework”/Hazel #29267.516): Kravet, 888/457-2838, www.kravet.com.
    Cocktail table (“Bentley Rounds”): Niedermaier, 212/888-8680, www.niedermaier.com.
    Drapery (“Minerva”/Parchment #ED85055.230, by Threads): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, www.leejofa.com.
    Shades (“Grass” #9768, Woven Woods & Grass Weaves Collection): Fashion Tech, 800/444-8822, www.fashiontech.com.
    Fabrication: Fine Draperies, 818/989-5567.

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    Wall paint (“Blue Gray” #91, modern emulsion): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121, www.farrow-ball.com.
    Area rug (“Merino”/Borealis #05051, Westwood Shag): Westwood Carpets, 310/273-6400, www.westwoodcarpets.com.
    Shades (custom): Fine Draperies, 818/989-5567, www.finedrapes.com.
    Ceiling fixture over tub (“Emil Stejnar Sputnik Chandelier,” Austria, 1950s): Orange, 323/782-6898, www.orangefurniture.com.
    Vanity chair (“Vanity Chair” #KIN 088-403-6600, made to order, originally designed by Dorothy Draper for Maria Callas): Grace Home Furnishings, 310/476-7176, www.gracehomefurnishings.com.
    Art (1930s, by Gottardo Piazzoni): Revival Antiques, 626/405-0024, www.revivalantiques,com.
    Console (“Brass X-Based Console” with glass top): Lawson-Fenning, 323/934-0048, www.lawsonfenning.com.
    Painting over console (oil on canvas, by Salvatore Provino): Fat Chance, 323/930-1960, www.fatchancemodern.com.

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    Desk (1940s Regency-style, by Baker): Lawson-Fenning, 323/934-0048, www.lawsonfenning.com.
    White desk lamp (vintage): Bonita Interiors, 626/975-2714, www.bonita-interiors.com.
    Desk chair (custom): Jeff Andrews-Design, 323/227-9777, www.jeffandrews-design.com.
    Fabric, front of chair (“Lush Plush”/Tidal #5041/03): Pollack, 212/627-7766, www.pollackassociates.com.
    Fabric, back of chair (“Seduction”/Seaglass): Beacon Hill, 800/333-3777, www.beaconhilldesign.com.
    Gilt scroll mirror over desk: Fat Chance, 323/930-1960, www.fatchancemodern.com.
    Glass owl sculpture: J.F. Chen, 310/559-2436, www.jfchen.com.

  • 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.