In citrus, salmon, or toasty like autumn leaves, orange turns heads in these showhouse rooms.
Written by Krissa Rossbund
Gerald Pomeroy, Junior League of Boston Showhouse
When designer Gerald Pomeroy listed the pros and cons for the sunporch at the Junior League of Boston Showhouse, the positives—a vaulted ceiling, noteworthy architecture, pretty windows, and beautiful vistas—far outweighed the gloom of the existing dreary veneer. With gusto, Pomeroy dove into his plan to beautify the room at the back of a rambling Victorian.
Produced by Estelle Bond Guralnick
Photographs by Eric Roth
See more of this room on the following slides.
Interior designer: Gerald Pomeroy, Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, 21 Milford St., Suite 2, Boston, MA 02118; 617/227-6693, geraldpomeroydesigngroup.com.
Wall paint (“Light Gray” #17, Estate Eggshell finish): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121, farrow-ball.com.
Carpet (“Harrington” #18149, sisal); area rug (Oushak): Steven King Decorative Carpets, 617/426-3302, stevenkinginc.com.
Draperies (“Bird In Circle”/Orange #5573-03, by Rose Cumming); sofa (“Dupré Sofa” #904); sofa fabric (“Feldspar”/Topaz #1194/05, by Classic Cloth); club chair (“London Club Chair” #2012); club-chair fabric (“Antibes”/Powder Blue #1125/03, by Classic Cloth); wing chair (“Carter Wing Chair” #2029); wing-chair fabric (“Whitby”/Natural #1219/03, by Classic Cloth); pillow on wing chair (“Rainbow Silk”/Green and Flame #5191/05, by Rose Cumming); chandelier (“Duveaux Chandelier” #6005-S); coffee table (“Chinese Low Table”/Black #3002-L): Dessin Fournir, 785/434-2777, dessinfournir.com.
Throw on club chair (ribbed persimmon wool, private label): The Patterson Group, 617/443-4904, pattersongroup.org.
Side table by club chair (“Bijoux Side Table” #4019); sofa end table (“Osterly Side Table” #4004); table lamp (“Chalee Table Lamp” #TL-304K, Kerry Joyce Collection, by Palmer Hargrave); sculpture on table (Solar Eclipse”/Bronze #AD005-2): Dessin Fournir, 785/434-2777, dessinfournir.com.
Framed watercolor on stand (Young Girl, by André Gisson, 1929-2003); glove box on table (antique); art on window behind sofa (still life by Mathilda Brown): Brookline Village Antiques, 617/542-2853, brooklinevillageantiques.com.
Persimmon pillow on sofa: Neiman Marcus, neimanmarcus.com.
Hurricanes on coffee table (“Grant Cast Iron Hurricanes”): Ralph Lauren Home, 888/475-7674, ralphlaurenhome.com.
Vase on coffee table: designer’s collection.