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Painted in Studio Green by Farrow & Ball, the library reads as a magical forest of sorts, with a vintage chandelier in the form of three stags, a menagerie of carved birds gathered on the bookshelves, and a Neri&Hu sectional upholstered in exuberant botanical fabric. #library #libraries #homelibrary #vintage #chandelier #books #bookshelves #couch #sectional #upholstery #fabric #prints Library Wall, Dream Library Home, Small Home Library Design, House Interior Decor, Home Interior Design, Dream Home Design, House Design, Floral Couch, Green Library
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Painted in Studio Green by Farrow & Ball, the library reads as a magical forest of sorts, with a vintage chandelier in the form of three stags, a menagerie of carved birds gathered on the bookshelves, and a Neri&Hu sectional upholstered in exuberant botanical fabric. #library #libraries #homelibrary #vintage #chandelier #books #bookshelves #couch #sectional #upholstery #fabric #prints
Architectural Digest
Architectural Digest
The animated, light-filled home reflects the gleeful spirit of its owners. #pendant #green #table #chairs #rug #glass #windows #wood #brass #light #fixtures #art #carpet #FrankGehry #stools Interior Design Studio, Interior Inspo, Interior Architecture Design, Interior Decorating, Home Decor, Hollywood Homes, Guest Bedrooms, Architectural Digest
Step inside this inviting Hollywood escape
The animated, light-filled home reflects the gleeful spirit of its owners. #pendant #green #table #chairs #rug #glass #windows #wood #brass #light #fixtures #art #carpet #FrankGehry #stools
Architectural Digest
Architectural Digest
Books devoted to Keaton’s favorite subjects predominate: “I love photography, and I love architecture,” she says. “Those are the core elements of my library.” | archdigest.com Diane Keaton, Home Library Design Ideas, Library Inspiration, Spanish Colonial Homes, Dream Library, Library Room, Future Library, Beautiful Library
Inside Diane Keaton’s House in Beverly Hills
Books devoted to Keaton’s favorite subjects predominate: “I love photography, and I love architecture,” she says. “Those are the core elements of my library.” | archdigest.com
Rustic Office/Library and Hottenroth & Joseph Architects in New York, New York | archdigest.com Rustic Loft, Rustic Office, Rustic Cottage, Rustic Industrial, Rustic Style, Urban Rustic, Modern Rustic, Style At Home, Tv Room Design
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Rustic Office/Library and Hottenroth & Joseph Architects in New York, New York | archdigest.com
"It's small and cozy," Tucker says of the library | archdigest.com Traditional Chic, Traditional Interior, California Design Interior, Paneled Library, Georgian Architecture, Classical Architecture, Architecture Firm, English Country Decor
Suzanne Tucker Renovates a Country Home in San Francisco
"It's small and cozy," Tucker says of the library | archdigest.com
Books and Buddha sculptures, as well as a 17th-century Tibetan bronze dancing demon guardian, fill the built-in shelves that envelop the library | archdigest.com Home Library Design Bookshelves, Built In Bookcase, Home Design Plans, Bookcases, Living Design, Patio Design, Singapore House
Kerry Hill Restores a Historic Singapore Home
Books and Buddha sculptures, as well as a 17th-century Tibetan bronze dancing demon guardian, fill the built-in shelves that envelop the library | archdigest.com
Books and Buddha sculptures, as well as a 17th-century Tibetan bronze dancing demon guardian, fill the built-in shelves that envelop the library | archdigest.com
Kerry Hill Restores a Historic Singapore Home
Books and Buddha sculptures, as well as a 17th-century Tibetan bronze dancing demon guardian, fill the built-in shelves that envelop the library | archdigest.com
In the library, the Holly Hunt sofa is covered in a cream-color fabric by Donghia. The chairs are clad in a peacock-blue velvet from Zoffany | archdigest.com Interior Design Trends, Interior Designers, Interior Details, Interior Spaces, Design Ideas, Design Inspiration, Living Area, Living Spaces
A Historic NYC Apartment Gets a Glamorous Update from Designer Christina Murphy
In the library, the Holly Hunt sofa is covered in a cream-color fabric by Donghia. The chairs are clad in a peacock-blue velvet from Zoffany | archdigest.com
Manhattan townhouse library | archdigest.com Interior Exterior, Best Interior, House Interior, Mansion Interior, Library Bookshelves, Bookshelf Design, Library Ladder, Room Library
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
Manhattan townhouse library | archdigest.com
The Indian tablecloth and taffeta curtains in designer Sig Bergamin’s Brazilian library were found in Paris | archdigest.com Bookshelf Decor, Art Deco Side Table, Home Libraries
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
The Indian tablecloth and taffeta curtains in designer Sig Bergamin’s Brazilian library were found in Paris | archdigest.com
For a house on Harbour Island in the Bahamas, Lea Ciavarra and Anne Marie Lubrano, of Lubrano Ciavarra Architects, utilized Bahamian colonial-era details and natural materials. The central gathering place is the soaring two-story library, a cube measuring 24 feet in all directions. As in most other portions of the house, the room is lined with dense, termite-resistant South American ipê wood | archdigest.com Home Library Rooms, Library Office Room, Dark Library Room, Library Room Aesthetic, Closet Library, Public Libraries
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
For a house on Harbour Island in the Bahamas, Lea Ciavarra and Anne Marie Lubrano, of Lubrano Ciavarra Architects, utilized Bahamian colonial-era details and natural materials. The central gathering place is the soaring two-story library, a cube measuring 24 feet in all directions. As in most other portions of the house, the room is lined with dense, termite-resistant South American ipê wood | archdigest.com
After Hurricane Katrina, designer Richard Keith Langham revisited and refreshed a Mississippi house he first decorated two decades ago. Dealer Kinsey Marable built the library’s varied book collection based on the owner’s interests; he also supplied the 19th-century ladder and antique globe | archdigest.com Interior Design, Interior Colors, Room Interior, Global Decor, Library Table
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
After Hurricane Katrina, designer Richard Keith Langham revisited and refreshed a Mississippi house he first decorated two decades ago. Dealer Kinsey Marable built the library’s varied book collection based on the owner’s interests; he also supplied the 19th-century ladder and antique globe | archdigest.com
Designer Stephen Shadley and actress Diane Keaton, who has a passion for restoring old California homes, turned the double-height entrance hall of her Spanish Colonial Revival house in Beverly Hills into an entrance library, filling it with pots and other artifacts as well as books devoted to the visual arts. “The library sets the mood,” explains Shadley. “It’s a distillation of everything that goes on in the house.” | archdigest.com
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
Designer Stephen Shadley and actress Diane Keaton, who has a passion for restoring old California homes, turned the double-height entrance hall of her Spanish Colonial Revival house in Beverly Hills into an entrance library, filling it with pots and other artifacts as well as books devoted to the visual arts. “The library sets the mood,” explains Shadley. “It’s a distillation of everything that goes on in the house.” | archdigest.com
New York City decorator Thomas Jayne restored a 19th-century house in Philadelphia to its former glory. In the library, where French Empire chairs flank an English Regency table, the bookshelf also serves as a backdrop for art | archdigest.com Hausbibliotheken Design, Deco Design, Interior Architecture, Design Desk, Room Design, Garden Design
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
New York City decorator Thomas Jayne restored a 19th-century house in Philadelphia to its former glory. In the library, where French Empire chairs flank an English Regency table, the bookshelf also serves as a backdrop for art | archdigest.com
It “makes vague reference to the classical Ionic order,” Katherine Newman says of the library in a postmodern Toronto house she designed with architectural designer/builder Peter Cebulak. The room’s finely carved capitals are complemented by a great number of noteworthy antiques, among them a circa 1790 satinwood worktable | archdigest.com Sweet Home, Bookshelves, Tree Bookshelf, Bookcase Door, Modern Bookshelf, Dream Rooms, Dream House Bedroom
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
It “makes vague reference to the classical Ionic order,” Katherine Newman says of the library in a postmodern Toronto house she designed with architectural designer/builder Peter Cebulak. The room’s finely carved capitals are complemented by a great number of noteworthy antiques, among them a circa 1790 satinwood worktable | archdigest.com
Architect Margaret Griffin, in collaboration with architect Elyse Grinstein, renovated a home on Los Angeles’s West Side, an area that has natural creeks and groves of indigenous trees. The star tree here is a 300-year-old sycamore that shades a small spring and lush slope in back. The snug library “started out with a full brick wall facing the tree,” explains the owner, but the brick was replaced by sheets of glass to bridge the room’s connection to the outdoors | archdigest.com Cozy Home Library, Modern Library, Modern Office, Library Girl, Library Aesthetic, Kids Library, Sunroom Library
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
Architect Margaret Griffin, in collaboration with architect Elyse Grinstein, renovated a home on Los Angeles’s West Side, an area that has natural creeks and groves of indigenous trees. The star tree here is a 300-year-old sycamore that shades a small spring and lush slope in back. The snug library “started out with a full brick wall facing the tree,” explains the owner, but the brick was replaced by sheets of glass to bridge the room’s connection to the outdoors | archdigest.com
This Washington, D.C. library, decorated by Mariette Himes Gomez, is dominated by paneling painted in a Donald Kaufman hue that recalls Wedgwood drabware; the neutral color scheme is warmed by the ruddy tones of the carpet | archdigest.com Design Salon, Design Trends, Interior Deco, Rugs In Living Room
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
This Washington, D.C. library, decorated by Mariette Himes Gomez, is dominated by paneling painted in a Donald Kaufman hue that recalls Wedgwood drabware; the neutral color scheme is warmed by the ruddy tones of the carpet | archdigest.com
Architect David Ling renovated an Upper East Side apartment for a bibliophile neurosurgeon and incorporated a rare-book library—which Ling described as “the centerpiece of the design”—to the mix. Medical books, some dating to the 15th century, line the modern shelves. The sitting area features a Mies van der Rohe Barcelona table surrounded by a Le Corbusier love seat and sling-back chairs | archdigest.com Bookshelf Ideas, Bookshelf Styling, Home Library Design, Library Ideas
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
Architect David Ling renovated an Upper East Side apartment for a bibliophile neurosurgeon and incorporated a rare-book library—which Ling described as “the centerpiece of the design”—to the mix. Medical books, some dating to the 15th century, line the modern shelves. The sitting area features a Mies van der Rohe Barcelona table surrounded by a Le Corbusier love seat and sling-back chairs | archdigest.com
Among the improvements designer Friederike Kemp Biggs with architect George W. Sweeney made to her penthouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was adding a mahogany-paneled library. The favorite retreat of her husband, Jeremy, the room features an antique desk and a flat-screen TV concealed behind faux book bindings. There is an inscription on the ceiling adapted from a letter Thomas Jefferson wrote to John Adams in 1815: “I cannot live without my books.” | archdigest.com Duplex New York, New York Penthouse, Penthouse Library, Beautiful Wood
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
Among the improvements designer Friederike Kemp Biggs with architect George W. Sweeney made to her penthouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was adding a mahogany-paneled library. The favorite retreat of her husband, Jeremy, the room features an antique desk and a flat-screen TV concealed behind faux book bindings. There is an inscription on the ceiling adapted from a letter Thomas Jefferson wrote to John Adams in 1815: “I cannot live without my books.” | archdigest.com
At a 1912 McKim, Mead & White building in Manhattan, Alexa Hampton installed custom bookcases that curve with the walls of the oval library. Gracing the space is a jewel-like metal frieze, while the curtains and tufted love seats, covered in powder-blue cotton velvet, add a gentle dose of color | archdigest.com Book Shelves, Alexa Hampton
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
At a 1912 McKim, Mead & White building in Manhattan, Alexa Hampton installed custom bookcases that curve with the walls of the oval library. Gracing the space is a jewel-like metal frieze, while the curtains and tufted love seats, covered in powder-blue cotton velvet, add a gentle dose of color | archdigest.com
In a 17,500-square-foot penthouse overlooking the port of Monte Carlo, Martin Kemp, head designer at Candy & Candy, produced an opulent yet inviting library in a once-cavernous space. Kemp chose the vast numbers of antiquarian and modern books for the room, which he confessed was “no chore, because I love books.” | archdigest.com Modern Penthouse Interior, Luxury Penthouse, Luxury Interior, Dream Home Library, My Dream Home, Dream House, Grand Library, Mini Library
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
In a 17,500-square-foot penthouse overlooking the port of Monte Carlo, Martin Kemp, head designer at Candy & Candy, produced an opulent yet inviting library in a once-cavernous space. Kemp chose the vast numbers of antiquarian and modern books for the room, which he confessed was “no chore, because I love books.” | archdigest.com
“I wanted to have a library that doubled as a dining room, where I could be surrounded by the books I love,” says best-selling author and historian Barbara Goldsmith, who hired interior designer Mica Ertegün to update and decorate her Park Avenue apartment | archdigest.com Decoracion Living, Bookshelf Diy, Corner Shelves, Wall Shelves, Boho Home
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
“I wanted to have a library that doubled as a dining room, where I could be surrounded by the books I love,” says best-selling author and historian Barbara Goldsmith, who hired interior designer Mica Ertegün to update and decorate her Park Avenue apartment | archdigest.com
In Washington, D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood, Simon Jacobsen, a partner at Jacobsen Architecture, joined two 1863 row houses, creating a residence for him and his family. A living room was transformed into a library with egg-cratelike shelving, chairs and tables by Le Corbusier and Eames, and a desk designed by the architect | archdigest.com Home Office Library, Home Office Design
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
In Washington, D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood, Simon Jacobsen, a partner at Jacobsen Architecture, joined two 1863 row houses, creating a residence for him and his family. A living room was transformed into a library with egg-cratelike shelving, chairs and tables by Le Corbusier and Eames, and a desk designed by the architect | archdigest.com
Beneath the molded-plaster ceiling of this Michael S. Smith–decorated Beverly Hills library is a George III partners’ desk, a 1968 sofa by Børge Mogensen, and an antique Khotan carpet | archdigest.com Library Bookcase, Architecture Design, Alcove Shelving, Beverly Hills Mansion
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
Beneath the molded-plaster ceiling of this Michael S. Smith–decorated Beverly Hills library is a George III partners’ desk, a 1968 sofa by Børge Mogensen, and an antique Khotan carpet | archdigest.com
Library in historic New Jersey estate | archdigest.com Vintage Home Library, Vintage House
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
Library in historic New Jersey estate | archdigest.com
In the cherry-red library of a South Carolina home decorated by Mario Buatta, a chinoiserie fabric was used for curtains and upholstery | archdigest.com South Carolina Homes, Charleston South Carolina, Charleston Sc, Traditional Office, Patricia Altschul
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
In the cherry-red library of a South Carolina home decorated by Mario Buatta, a chinoiserie fabric was used for curtains and upholstery | archdigest.com
In the library of this Manhattan townhouse decorated by Vicente Wolf, the tufted armchair is covered in a metallic leather by Edelman; the carpet is by Stark | archdigest.com Home Library Decor, Library Corner, Future Office
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
In the library of this Manhattan townhouse decorated by Vicente Wolf, the tufted armchair is covered in a metallic leather by Edelman; the carpet is by Stark | archdigest.com
In the library of Houston decorator J. Randall Powers’s home, a Paul Ferrante ceiling fixture is suspended above a Cubist painting by Michel Patrix and a Biedermeier settee from Karl Kemp Antiques | archdigest.com Home Design, Design Design, Design Projects, Design Studio
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
In the library of Houston decorator J. Randall Powers’s home, a Paul Ferrante ceiling fixture is suspended above a Cubist painting by Michel Patrix and a Biedermeier settee from Karl Kemp Antiques | archdigest.com
In decorator Victoria Hagan’s Connecticut home, the library’s sofa, wing chair, cocktail table, and footstools are all of her own design | archdigest.com Cozy Library, Library Decor, Library Design, Victoria Hagan
These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream
In decorator Victoria Hagan’s Connecticut home, the library’s sofa, wing chair, cocktail table, and footstools are all of her own design | archdigest.com
The library/dining area. Profiles table and chairs, with Edelman leather | archdigest.com Bar Interior Design, Library Bar, Black Dining Room
Arthur S. Pier Renovates a Historic Prewar Apartment in Manhattan
The library/dining area. Profiles table and chairs, with Edelman leather | archdigest.com