HOUSE TOUR: CHILDHOOD DESIGN DREAMS COME TO LIFE IN THIS MANHATTAN APARTMENT
Thanks to her renowned decorator mother, Kate Rheinstein Brodsky has been style-savvy since childhood. So it's not surprising her new Manhattan apartment is the picture of panache.
Written by: Julia Reed | [Read the Original Article]
Chairs by Liz O'Brien Editions surround a vintage Regency-style dining table, the 19th-century chandelier is Austrian, the artwork is by Janaina Tschäpe, and the wallpaper is by Gracie; the painted floor was inspired by a David Hicks pattern.
The living room of Kate and Alexander Brodsky's Manhattan apartment, which she renovated with the help of architects Dick Bories and James Shearron. A pair of 19th-century Directoire-style bergères flanks a cocktail table by Harbinger, the sofa, slipcovered in a chintz by Bob Collins & Sons, is from Hollyhock, and the George II–style marble-topped console table was found at Christie's; the lamps adjacent to the mantel are by Christopher Spitzmiller, a series of drawings by Angela Detanico and Rafael Lain hangs above antique Louis XVI–style chairs and a vintage games table, the rug is by Stark, and the ceiling is painted in Farrow & Ball's Wimborne White in full gloss.
The Brodskys with their daughters, Beatriz (left) and Frederica, and dog, Lucy, in the entry, which is painted in Farrow & Ball's Orangery with a door upholstered in a Dualoy leather.
The kitchen cabinets are painted in Benjamin Moore's Courtyard Green; the stove is by BlueStar, and the floor is laser-cut linoleum.
The library's built-in book- shelves are inlaid with brass, the armchair was found at a Doyle New York auction, the footstool is upholstered in a vintage fabric from Hollywood at Home, and the lamp is by Circa Lighting; the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore's Ponderosa Pine, the back sides of the doors are in Fine Paints of Europe's Hollandlac Brilliant in Black, and the carpet is from Patterson Flynn Martin.
In the girls' bedroom, the beds are by Hollyhock, the canopy curtains are of a chintz by Fabricut, and the sheets are by D. Porthault; the carpet is by Patterson Flynn Martin, and the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore's Bridal Pink.
A sink from Urban Archaeology, with fittings by Waterworks, in Alexander's bath; the cabinets are black glass with brass trim, the walls are clad in Saint Laurent marble, and the flooring is limestone.