Adjacent to the family room,the library is a private refuge that's primarily used by Charles. Chocolate-colored sisal carpet, warm beige walls, natural matchstick blinds, and furniture upholstered in neutral tones make this a quiet, reflective room. Bookshelves provide space for Jane's collection of Central American folk art statues.
Love seat: owner's collection. Love-seat fabric ("Brewster Chenille Herringbone" #9170, discontinued): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
Lounge chairs: owner's collection.
Chair fabric, window-seat cushion ("Craigford Stripe" #1763-04): Summer Hill, 212/935-6376, summerhill.com.
Ottoman; desk; armchair at desk: owner's collection.
Ottoman fabric: Calvin Fabrics, 888/732-1996, calvinfabrics.com.
Wicker tray: The Lion's Paw, 508/228-3837.
Seat cushion on armchair ("Isabelle Embroidered Matelassť): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com.
Built-in cabinetry, window seat design: Mark Howland, Howland Architecture Studio, 617/661-2030, howlandarchitecture.com.
Fabrication: Hoff Woodworking, 508/228-8577.
Pillow on window seat: Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com.
Wall finish: custom glaze.
Shades: Barrows The Window Shoppe, 617/964-4580, barrows.biz.