A metallic gold chinoiserie motif dances across the blue walls of the library in this New York City townhouse owned by Robert Duffy, business partner of fashion designer Marc Jacobs. The elaborate mural was hand-painted by Matt Austin.
swordreign: “ Title: Wooden Door of the Stave church at Urnes, Norway Date: Importance: This beautiful ornate wooden door demonstrates that by the century Scandinavia had become a christian society but some viking traditions remained.
In the master bedroom of this Manhattan townhouse designed by Robert A. Stern Architects, an artwork by Frank J. Boros, hand-painted Gracie wallpaper, and curtains of a Brunschwig & Fils satin join a minimalist mantel.
In a June 1991 article on her home in Southern California, Rose Tarlow said, “I was trying to prove to myself that you can create an ageless house.” ceiling crossbeams English church, French doors, floors of oak.