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A Lesson In Scale

In a co-op overlooking Lake Michigan, furniture fits to scale

Written by Candace Ord Manroe
  • Susan Gilmore
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    Chinoiserie wall panels on teal background: Gracie Inc., 212/924-6816, graciestudio.com.
    Paint (“Russian Olive’’): C2 Paint, c2paint.com.
    Sofa (“Club Sofa 1200’’); bullion fringe (“Hellenes’’): Richard Shapiro StudioLo, 310/275-6700, studiolo.com.
    Sofa fabric (“Royal Suede’’/Paper Bag): Edelman Leather, 800/886-8339, edelmanleather.com, trade only.
    Large blue pillows on sofa: Jayson Home & Garden, 800/472-1885,
    jaysonhomeandgarden.com.
    Small silk throw pillows on sofa: The Silk Trading Co., 888/745-5302, silktrading.com. Cocktail table (vintage): J.F. Chen, 323/466-9700, jfchen.com. Accessories on cocktail table: owner’s collection.
    Drapery (“Kushan’’/Blue, Grass #3186-02): Jim Thompson, 800/262-0336, jimthompson.com, trade only.
    Drapery lining (“Orion Plus’’): Bergamo Fabrics Inc., 914/665-0800, bergamofabrics.com, trade only.
    Drapery hardware: Ralph Lauren Home, 888/475-7674,
    ralphlaurenhome.com.
    Lounge chairs with gold-leaf finish (“La Falaise Armchair’’): Niermann Weeks, 212/319-7979, niermannweeks.com, trade only.
    Chair fabric, front (“Cervo’’/Snap #92702-6): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068, trade only.
    Chair fabric, back (“Gobi’’ silk/Tawny Gold #3132-06): Jim Thompson, 800/262-0336, trade only.
    Cording (“Metallic Border’’/Antique Gold): Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, trade only.
    Pillows on lounge chairs: (by Dransfield & Ross): Bergdorf Goodman,
    bergdorfgoodman.com.
    Vellum-covered desk (custom): Mattaliano, mattaliano.com. Available through Holly Hunt, 312/661-1900, hollyhunt.com, trade only.
    Rock crystal lamp: Therien Studio Workshops, studioworkshops.com.
    Wing chair (“Ellington’’): Dessin Fournir, 785/434-2777, dessinfournir.com, trade only.
    Wing-chair fabric (“Ellsworth’’/Maya #3074-05): Jim Thompson, 800/262-0336, trade only.
    Pillow on wing chair: Jayson Home & Garden, 800/472-1885.
    Commode (antique): Thomas Jolly Antiques, 312/595-0018,
    thomasjollyantiques.com.
    White urn on commode: Baker, Knapp & Tubbs, 800/592-2537, trade only.
    Crystal articles on commodes: owner’s collection.
    Sisal rug (“Oriental Topaz Rustic Sisal’’): Crucial Trading Co., thenaturalrugcompany.com.
    Oriental rug (antique): Y&B Bolour, 310/274-6719, ybbolour.com.
    Wall paint (“Russian Olive’’): C2 Paint, c2paint.com.

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    Chinoiserie wall panels on teal background: Gracie Inc., 212/924-6816, graciestudio.com.
    Paint (“Russian Olive’’): C2 Paint, c2paint.com.

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    Ceiling (“Chinese Pewter,’’ pewter-leafed paper): Roger Arlington Inc., 212/752-5288.
    Dining chairs (“Manhattan Side Chairs’’/Tetre Negre finish with hand painting on frame and outside back #1076SHP): Nancy Corzine, 212/223-8340, trade only.
    Dining-chair fabric (“Lucia’’/Vals #8002-04): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068, trade only.
    Sideboard (custom, “Cere Commode’’/Yellow Gold finish with antiqued mirror): Panache Designs, 310/659-1700, panachedesigns.com.
    Chandelier (“Borghese Chandelier,’’ gilded hardwood with rock crystals): Therien Studio Workshops, studioworkshops.com.
    Dining table (“Regency Dining Table’’ #261, mahogany): Rose Tarlow-Melrose House, 323/651-2202, rosetarlow.com, trade only.
    Rug (antique, Sultanabad): Oscar Isberian Rugs, 312/467-1212.
    Wood flooring: original to house.
    Paint: custom.
    Candleholders on dining table: Bergdorf Goodman, bergdorfgoodman.com.

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    Mosaic floor (vintage): original to house.
    Roman-shade fabric (“Orphee,’’ discontinued): Nobilis, 800/464-6670, trade only.
    Window-seat cushion (“Velours Trigance’’/Spruce #2034-02): Rose Tarlow-Melrose House, 323/651-2202, trade only.
    Gold window-seat pillow (“Coco’’/Golden Tweed #NC 0595-359): Nancy Corzine, 212/223-8340, trade only.
    Tan window-seat pillow (“Lucrezia’’/Driftwood Monotones with Blue-Green Overlay): Fortuny Fabrics, 212/753-7153, trade only.
    Slipper chairs: owner’s collection.
    Chair fabric (“Fusion’’/Bronze #4407/02 by Great Plains): Holly Hunt, 312/661-1900, hollyhunt.com, trade only.
    Chair trim and throw pillow fabric (“Chavenay Silk Satin’’/Cognac #51083): F. Schumacher & Co., fschumacher.com, trade only.
    Floor lamp (“Sculpture Floor Lamp’’/Antique Gold, by Phoenix Day): Westwater/Patterson, 312/644-8890, trade only.
    Side tables: Global Views, globalviews.com.

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    Club chairs (“Frank #1 Club Chair’’); sofa (“Frank #1’’ 3-seat sofa): Mattaliano, mattaliano.com. Available through Holly Hunt, 312/661-1900, trade only.
    Chair fabric (“Tuscan’’ leather/Bordeaux, upholstered in grid pattern): J. Robert Scott, 800/651-4354, jrobertscott.com.
    Sofa fabric and fabric on window-seat cushions (“Mohair Velvet’’/Skate #810001/04): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068, trade only.
    Welt on sofa and window-seat cushions (“Capri’’ leather): Keleen Leathers Inc., 708/409-9800, keleenleathers.com.
    Contrast pillow fabric (“Fenice’’ #5079): Zimmer + Rohde, 866/627-6899, zimmer-rohde.com, trade only.
    Cocktail table (custom, “Moderne Low Table 1600’’/Tobacco, high-gloss lacquer): Richard Shapiro StudioLo, 310/275-6700, studiolo.com.
    Items on cocktail table: owner’s collection.
    Lacquered linen console table behind sofa (“Honan Console’’/Linen Weave with Lacquer): Harrison Van Horn, 323/263-7495, h-vh.com.
    Lamp on console table (“Sukothai Lamp’’ on acrylic base):  Allan Knight Assoc., 214/741-2227, trade only.
    Rug: Oscar Isberian Rugs, 312/467-1212.
    Roman-shade fabric (“Fury’’/Deep Charcoal #3114-13): Jim Thompson, 800/262-0336, jimthompson.com, trade only.
    Fireplace screen (custom, in glass with antique brass feet): William H. Jackson Co., 212/753-9400.
    Desk; articles on desk; painting over fireplace: owner’s collection.

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    Dining table (“Oval Dining Table’’/Black Lacquer #912CHA): Homer, 212/744-7705, homerdesign.com, trade only.
    Dining chairs (“Anziano Chair’’/Ivory lacquer): Donghia Furniture/Textiles Ltd., 914/662-2377, donghia.com, trade only.
    Pendant lights (“Clemson’’): Restoration Hardware, 800/910-9836,
    restorationhardware.com.
    Roman shade; window-seat cushion fabrication: Tenggren-Mehl, 773/763-3290.
    Roman-shade fabric (“Moondance’’/Light Blue #11115-3): Lulu DK Fabrics, 212/223-4234, trade only.
    Window-seat cushion fabric (“Beglazed’’/Nero #21575-8): Kravet, 888/457-2838, kravet.com, trade only.
    Blue window-seat pillows (“Mulberry’’/Powder #1212-3); green window-seat pillows (“Mulberry’’/Pistachio #1212-1); striped window-seat pillow (“Catwalk’’/Light Blue, Brown #11121-1): Lulu DK Fabrics, 212/223-4234, trade only.
    Prints (by Ellsworth Kelly): owner’s collection.
    Ceiling paint (“Haddon Hall’’ #460): C2 Paint, c2paint.com.
    Glass bowls; art (by Ellsworth Kelly): owner’s collection.
    Fabric for matting (#25242-3): Kravet, 888/457-2838, trade only.
    Flooring: original to house.

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    Bar stools (White Powder Coat Finish #STOL-24): Philippe Starck for Emeco, 800/366-5951, emeco.net.
    Cabinetry; cabinetry finish and hardware; metal hanging cabinets; countertops; backsplash: original to house.
    Faucets: Waterworks, 800/899-6757, waterworks.com.
    Paint (“Haddon Hall’’ #460): C2 Paint, c2paint.com.
    Roman shade: Tenggren-Mehl, 773/763-3290.
    Shade fabric (“Moondance’’/Light Blue #11115-3): Lulu DK Fabrics, 212/223-4234, trade only.
    Art; accessories: owner’s collection.

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    Beds (“Gustavian’’ twin beds): Country Swedish, 888/807-9333, countryswedish.com, trade only.
    Bed and drapery fabric (“Flamonde’’/Coral); border (“Demeure’’/Coral): Robert Allen, 800/333-3777, robertallendesign.com, trade only.
    Drapery hardware: Vesta Inc., 800/638-3782, ivesta.com.
    Roman shades (“Singha’’/Straw): Solar Shading Systems, 866/432-4353,
    solarshadingsystems.com.
    Chairs (“Hanna’’/Raffia): Oly, 775/336-2100, olystudio.com, trade only.
    Fabric for chair cushion (‘Coffee Bean’’/Apple Green #L8680-11, by Larsen): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com, trade only.
    Desk (antiqued mirror): Julia Gray Ltd., juliagrayltd.com, trade only.
    Lamp on desk (crystal block with custom shade): Aero, aerostudios.com.
    Rug (“Jacquard Weave Cotton Rug’’/Red, Cream): Elizabeth Eakins, 212/628-1950, elizabetheakins.com.
    Window-seat cushions (“Mulberry’’/Cranberry #1212-2); throw pillow fabric (“Marlon’’/Red Currant #11207): Lulu DK Fabrics, 212/223-4234, luludk.com, trade only.
    Throw-pillow trim (“Linen Viscose’’/White #P.0125.1): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068, trade only.
    Mirror (“Scallop Mirror’’/ Silver Leaf #7692-11): Mariette Himes Gomez for Hickory Chair, 800/349-4579, hickorychair.com.
    Cabinet with mirrored panels: Oly, 775/336-2100, trade only.
    Wall paint (“Sweet Pear’’ #389): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
    Dresser: Anthropologie, 800/309-2500, anthropologie.com.
    Articles on dresser; art: owner’s collection.

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    Bed (designed by Jessica Lagrange): Jessica Lagrange Interiors, 312/751-8727.
    Headboard fabric (“Veronese’’): Bergamo Fabrics Inc., 914/665-0800, trade only.
    Striped duvet cover; pink paisley shams: Ralph Lauren Home, 888/475-7674, ralphlaurenhome.com.
    Pink throw pillow on bed (“Quatrefoil’’/Pink #459340): Maharam, 800/645-3943, maharam.com, trade only.
    X-benches (custom, designed by Jessica Lagrange): Jessica Lagrange Interiors, 312/751-8727.
    X-bench fabric (“Liquid Leather’’/White, Modern Collection); welt (“Liquid Leather’’/Orange, Modern Collection): Glant Textiles Corp., 206/725-4444, trade only.
    Drapery (“Veil’’/Natural); bedside tables (“Saarinen Small Round Side Tables’’/White Laminate): Knoll Studio, 877/615-6655, knoll.com.
    Lamps on bedside tables; rug: owner’s collection.
    Lampshades (custom painted): Blanche P. Field, 617/423-0715, blanchefield.com, trade only.

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  • 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.