Colorful tassel fringe trims striped-fabric draperies.
Just off the sitting room, the light-filled conservatory offers a cozy seating area for two.
A mirrored vanity in the dressing area of the master bath is pure Hollywood glamour.
Martins enveloped the elegant tub in a shower curtain of luxurious fabric from Bergamo.
A wealth of antiqued mirrors creates a clean slate behind which a menagerie of shoes and accessories can be stashed.
Bifurcated doors were designed to accommodate the narrow space.
The diminutive sink in the makeup area (above) is only 12 inches in diameter!
Martins's theory on decorating a petite powder room? Bring on the pattern! For Elisa's small powder room, he chose a hand-painted, fish-themed silk wallpaper from de Gournay aptly named "Fishes."
Martins incorporated materials such as travertine and Carrara marble to lend a sleek yet elegant atmosphere.
Designer Antonio Martins created symmetrical niches to accommodate a home office and kitchenette. "The key is to keep the design functional," says Martins. "Add lights that turn on as the doors open, hidden electrical outlets for easy access, and small niches for recessed keyboards and screens."
Another important point: "Add doors to keep everything organized and out of sight!"
Homeowner Elisa Stephens: "The house is so detailed. To have the audacity to try to match it was daunting. It had to be honest."
Designer Antonio Martins.
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