The large, cheerful kitchen with an adjoining office for Sheila is truly the heart of the house. A mahogany-topped center island is identical to one in Stringer's own home. Cabinetry is all custom-designed by Stringer. Pendant lights are from Vaughan.
Paint ("White Dove" #OC-17): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
Counter seats (#18-999-1, Milling Road Collection): Baker, 800/592-2537, bakerfurniture.com.
Bar-stool fabric ("Tara"/Azur #4521-03, by Manuel Canovas): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com.
Hanging pendants ("Crosswood Kitchen Light" #CL72-BK, with custom blue shades, discontinued): Vaughan Designs, 212/319-7070, vaughandesigns.com.
Window treatment fabric ("Pavilion Stripe"/Pale Blue on Oyster): Bennison Fabrics, 212/223-0373, bennisonfabrics.com.
Tape trim on window shades ("Dorsett Tape"/Light Blue #39045-206): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
Pot filler ("Swing-Arm Pot Filler"#A1451 LM): Rohl, 800/777-9762, rohlhome.com.
Cabinetry (custom): Tom Stringer Design Partners, 312/664-0644, tomstringer.com.
Backsplash tile ("Calico" #AS2286C, Fresco Collection, by London Ceramics): Ann Sacks, 800/278-8453, annsacks.com.