Bold patterns and bright colors happily coexist in the guest room; the photograph is by David Heitholt.
A built-in of stainless steel and faux-ostrich vinyl makes a striking display for art pieces.
A sultry Sophia Loren ups the glam factor in the dining area.
Working with Boston’s Krakow Witkin Gallery and Jules Place, the designer and her clients found contemporary art that beautifully complements the old room. In the same congenial spirit, modern furnishings and fixtures look right at home with the living room’s classic architectural details.
The entry’s contemporary console and attention-getting art by James Nares provide a lively contrast to the traditional architecture.
Louis Ghost chairs cozy up to a white pedestal dining table; a purple chenille sofa adds a pop of rich color.
A plush white rug grounds a daughter's colorful bedroom.
Rafael Barrios's seemingly weightless sculpture is a focal point of the living room.
A sea of blues and taupes washes the living room of the remodeled Victorian in softness. Designer Kristen Rivoli mixed traditional and contemporary furnishings and art.
The straight lines of the upholstered master bed make a masculine counterpoint to the loveseat's feminine floral.
The homeowner’s study, tucked away at the top of the stairs, offers views of the Public Garden.
A lavender ceiling is an unexpected surprise in the master bedroom.
A lush purple velvet sofa, black-and-white checkerboard flooring and subtly patterned wallpaper add drama to the foyer.
The foyerâs poppy wallpaper repeats on the upstairs landing, where a zebra-print wing chair invites a short rest and a spectacular view.
Jewel tones brighten the living roomâs neutral palette with metallic details on lamps and accessories add shine. Facing page, right: The cheery lavender hue is carried into the
The foyer was an opportunity to do something dramatic and unexpected and to reflect the energy level throughout the house,â says designer Gerald Pomeroy, who accomplished his aim with an oversize striped banquette, playful wallpaper, a mirrored screen and a circular console table. Strong architectural details balance out the space.
Built-in shelves behind a sonâs bed hold Lego creations and toys. Colors in the kidsâ rooms are a shade bolder than the other areas of the house.
The palette moves subtly from soft blues elsewhere to soft violets in the dining room.
Life imitates art in the form of an orchid displayed in front of one of homeowner Judi Rotenbergâs bright paintings.
The master bedroom, with its upholstered bed and lush Yves Delorme bedding, is a tranquil paradise for busy parents. The painting above the bed is by artist Peter Hoffer.
The L-shaped bedroom was made more intimate and modern with a tufted, upholstered headboard, deep purple walls and green and lavender accents.
The luxurious master bedroom has views of the lake and the inner courtyard.
The designer’s flair for glamour is on full display in the dining room with its gilded ceiling, velvet chairs, and deep aubergine walls.
A Pottery Barn Teen cupboard with cutouts, lavender drapery fabric from Duralee, and a John Robshaw quilt give eleven-year-old Emma’s room an edge.
Designer and homeowner Susan Glick replaced the cozy dark tones of her living room with dusty grays and amethysts. A sofa that once wore olive-colored fabric was reupholstered in gray velvet and paired with new custom-made wing chairs.
A rustic table from Parc Monceau looks right at home against the bold wall color choice the homeowner made.
The master suite is a study in glam, with custom furnishings by designer Kat Rosier set against a subtle shade of lavender.
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