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Ritz-Carlton Showcase Apartment by Doug Atherley

Doug Atherley makes the most of an elegant apartment

Written by Rebecca Christian
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    Photography: Werner Straube
    Produced by Hilary Rose & Jo Ann McVicker

    Builder: Prism Development Co., 625 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611; 312/782-6700, prismcompany.com.
    Interior designer: Douglas Atherley, project designers: Kristina Curtis and Liz Williams, Kinari Design Ltd., 23/1 Sheffield Terrace, Kensington, London, W8 7NQ, UK; 011 44 207 221 9569, kinaridesign.com. (doug@atherleydesign.com/ Kristina Curtis, kristina@atherleydesign.com).
    Kitchen designer: Mick deGiulio, De Giulio Kitchen Design, 1121 Central Ave., Wilmette, IL  60091; 847/256-8833, degiulio.org.
    Flowers: H. Bloom, 312/846-1194, hbloom.com.

    Sofa (“Anderson Slim”); chair (“Atlan”): Minotti, 212/685-0095, minottiny.com.
    Wrap-around sofa cabinet (custom design by Jerry Nosai): Kinari Design Ltd., kinaridesign.com.
    Coffee table (“Angulus”); console table by window: Decorus, decorusfurniture.co.uk.
    Area rug (“Mohair Sable” #2098): The Rug Co., 312/379-1700, therugcompany.info.
    Window treatments (custom design by Doreen Scott): Kinari Design Ltd., kinaridesign.com.
    Drapery (“Lunar”/Tungsten #Z162/07, by Zinc): Romo, 800/338-2783, romo.com.
    Roman shades (“Caravanserail” #LI528-72): Elitis, 800/916-2036, elitis.fr.
    Paint (“Shenandoah Taupe” #AC-36): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
    Art by fireplace (Springtime, by Joost Beerents):  Cadogan Contemporary Gallery, cadogancontemporary.com.
    Television wall: Faux Design Studio, 630/627-1011, fauxdesignstudio.com.
    Television: Samsung, samsung.com.

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    Desk (“Mirror Stainless Steel Desk”): Jonathan Baring Modern Classics, jonathanbaring.co.uk.
    Desk lamp (“Tab”): Flos, 212/941-4760, flosusa.com. Through WPA Chicago, 312/335-3855, wpachicago.com.
    Desk chair (“Twombly”): Minotti, 212/685-0095, minottiny.com.
    Art over desk (custom, Leaping Midnight Shoal, Nicola Bealing): Cadogan Contemporary Gallery, cadogancontemporary.com.

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    Table and sideboard (“Nota Bene”): Van Rossum, vanrossummeubelen.nl.
    Dining chairs (“Ginger”): Poltrona Frau, poltronafrau.com.
    China (“Crescent White” by Pickard China); flatware (“Alibi 2” by Christofle); crystal (“Heritage” by Baccarat); linens (“Tile”): Bloomingdales, 1.bloomingdales.com.
    Area rug (“Streets of Paris”/Walnut): Tufenkian, 312/329-9705, tufenkiancarpets.com.
    Chandelier (“14.36 Rectangle”): Bocci, bocci.ca, through Luminaire, 312/664-9582.
    Art on window (Fragments of Fire, by Janette Kerr); painting over sideboard (Goldplay, by Joost Beerents): Cadogan Contemporary Gallery, cadogancontemporary.com.
    Table lamp (“Salperton Lamp, Large”/Bronzed #SLB47L, with black shade): Porta Romana, portaromana.co.uk, through Donghia Chicago, 312/706-7071.
    Window treatments (custom design by Doreen Scott): Kinari Design Ltd., kinaridesign.com.
    Drapery (“Lunar”/Driftwood #Z162/05, by Zinc): Romo, 800/338-2783, romo.com.
    Roman shades (“Caravanserail” #LI528-72): Elitis, 800/916-2036, elitis.fr.
    Paint (“Valley Forge Tan” #AC-35): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
    Flooring (white oak, Oleostrong finish with UV-cured acrylic): Margaritelli by Listone Giordano, listonegiordano.com/usa.

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    Cabinetry (“SieMatic BeauxArts.02”/Truffle Grey Gloss Lacquer); hardware (polished nickel): De Giulio Kitchen Design, 847/256-8833, degiulio.org.
    Countertops and backsplash (Maroon Cohiba Granite with polished finish): Acorn Tile Co., 773/463-5608. 
    Sink: Julien, 800/461-3377, julien.ca.
    Chandelier over island (“ET2”): Kenneth Ludwig Home Furnishings, 312/467-0530, kennethludwig.com.
    Table (“Everitt,” 42-inch round glass-top table): Crate & Barrel, 800/967-6696, crateandbarrel.com
    Chairs (“Fitzgerald Low Back”/Creta #53): Poltrona Frau USA, 212/777-7592, poltronafrau.it.
    Paint (“Super White”): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
    China (“Naxos” by Bernardaud); flatware (“Origine” by Christofle): Bloomingdales, bloomingdales.com.

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    Wallpaper (“Chandbali”/Cinder #W518/02, by Villa Nova): Romo, 800/338-2783, romo.com.
    Headboard; bed cover; window treatments: custom design by Doreen Scott, Kinari Design, Kinari Design Ltd., kinaridesign.com.
    Headboard fabric (“Orbit”/Spacedust #Z100/03, by Zinc); bed-cover fabric (“Orbit”/Truffle #Z100/04, by Zinc); border (“Lunar”/Linen #Z162/04, by Zinc): Romo, 800/338-2783, romo.com.
    Pillow shams: Donna Karan Home Collections, donnakaranhome.
    Bedside tables, chest of drawers (custom): Van Rossum, vanrossummeubelen.nl.
    Bedside table lamps (“Cologne Lamp”/Umber #GLB49, with taupe silk shade): Porta Romana, portaromana.co.uk, through Donghia Chicago, 312/706-7071.
    Chair (“Brooklyn”): Poltrona Frau USA, 212/777-7592, poltronafrau.it.
    Art over chest of drawers (Hill of Olives, by Deborah Tarr): Cadogan Contemporary Gallery, cadogancontemporary.com.
    Drapery (“Lunar”/Tungsten #Z162/07, by Zinc); Roman shades (“Exner”/Shingle #Z205/1, by Zinc): Romo, 800/338-2783, romo.com.
    Mattress (Sealy Sleep Experience): Sealy, sealy.com.
    Carpet (“Smoke Tree”): Stark Carpet Corp., 212/752-9000, starkcarpet.com.
    Paint (“Balboa Mist” #OC-27): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.

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    Cabinetry (“SieMatic BeauxArts”/Magnolia White Matte Lacquer); cabinetry hardware (Polished Nickel): Giulio Kitchen Design, 847/256-8833, degiulio.org.
    Countertops and backsplash (White Onyx with polished finish): Acorn Tile Co., 773/463-5608.
    Wallpaper (“Mosaic”/Chamois #W339/02, by Romo): Romo, 800/338-2783, romo.com.
    Paint (“Cumulus Cloud” #1550): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
    Flooring: Paris Ceramics, 888/845-3487 and 312/467-9830, parisceramicsusa.com.
    Area rug: Crate & Barrel, 800/967-6696, crateandbarrel.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.