Pictures by Douglas Friedman, courtesy of Elle Decor.
Effectively this is quite great: Actor Marisa Tomei, of My Cousin Vinny and A Distinct World (depending on who you request) fame, just lately opened the doors to her New York City residence to shelter glossy Elle Decor and it truly is beautiful. Mixing variations and cost ranges—including a host of pieces obtained from Housing Functions, eBay, Live Auctioneers, and other thrifty retailers Tomei enjoys crawling—Tomei worked with bicoastal interior designer Alexandra Hayden. The task at hand? Generating one new apartment from 2 adjacent ones and giving them a unified appear that showcased Tomei’;s eclectic taste.
Hayden and Tomei produced some main changes—including replacing current brick fireboxes with marble mantels—as effectively as some far more surface issues, no much less critical, like “including this kind of finishing touches as lighting, wallpaper, and a tailored headboard for the bedroom,” says Elle Decor.
Vintage pieces coexist happily with contemporary touches: In the kitchen, a circular Saarinen table and 1940s French garden chairs look appropriate at home alongside the most current kitchen appliances.
Tomei mused on her really like of vintage furnishings, ar2rk, and objects. “It has to do with getting an actress,” she says. “What are the information of yet another person’;s life? What’;s the history of an object?”
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