Design in Depth: Beauty in the Details

October 19, 2011

By Stacy Kunstel

Last week I had the pleasure of touring the new Greenwich Show House that just opened. I’m a stickler for detail, and in that respect this show house is a particular treat. You can visit the house for yourself through November 13. Proceeds from ticket sales support the Humane Society of the United States. Here are some of the most striking details.

In her music room, designer Victoria Vandamm hung these incredible raku fired plates by artist Lisa G. Westheimer on the wall to give the new space a feeling of antiquity.

The large living room, with its multiple sitting areas, recalls drawing rooms of another era. I’ll share just this slice of it–the perfectly upholstered chair by designers Dwayne Clark and Bob Gaynor of RDYC Interior Design + Architectural Development.

Judy Hadlock of Old Town Crossing made use of the most stunning Scalamandré fabrics, including this metallic zebra print, on the chairs in the library.

I adore the hand-painted feeling of this pillow in the dining room that was decorated by Denise Rinfret of Rinfret Interiors.

Leave it to designer Jack Fhillips to put a priceless vase inside a contemporary glass lamp in the master bedroom suite.

Donna Benedetto hand-painted a pale pink, high-gloss zebra print that she designed on the walls of the guest room.

As you read in my last post, I am crazy about wood grain on walls and in furniture. I love that designer Elissa Grayer chose this wood grain fabric for the guest room.

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