Whether it holds a few shelves of favorite reads or floor-to-ceiling first editions, a home library is a window into the mind—and style—of its owner. We’ve rounded up more than a dozen book-filled rooms from the pages of AD that are studies in perfection
Using graphic prints, muted colors, and a Warhol or two, architect Russell Groves gives a baroquely appointed spec house a new look for a cosmetics executive and her family
Melisse Shaban, left, and Jane Elizabeth Phillips asked architect and designer Russell Groves to recast a Raleigh, North Carolina, house to suit their taste.
A rendering I completed was later placed on a billboard. Below is an image of the rendering.The rendering was completed using Google Sketch-Up with the plug-in Shaderlight.
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Here is project, I helped work on in Buffalo, NY. For other projects visit Robin Muto Interiors
As you walk in to the house you come across the formal living room. It is a soothing feminine palette inspired by Barbara Barry.
This is a detail shot of a piece on the room. The painting is done by the designer’s husband Rick Muto.
We took a very traditional looking fireplace and added created a feminine classic contemporary hearth.
The formal dining room is connected with the living room. All the built-ins and screens were custom-designed for the space. We refinished the clients existing dining room table.
In the back of the hose is the family room. We used the clients’ love of the Caribean by using bright turquoise.
This desk/entertainment stand was custom made for the client. We used contrasting maple and walnut. The turquoise lamp is from Jan Showers.
Here is another angle of the family room. In the distance you can see the custom bar that coordinates with the entertainment center.
This is a client’s house I helped work on at my job at Robin Muto Interiors. The house was for an Indian couple with small children. The house is a newer build, and the couple had an appreciation for modern classics.
The table is a Saarinen Tulip Table and we matched it with translucent orange chairs from Gordon International. This made the family room flow nicely with the kitchen. Light Fixture, Le Klint Pendant.
The formal living room uses multiple faux silks which relate very nicely to the homeowner’s original artwork from India. Floor lamps from Holtkotter. Bench from Charles Stewart.
Detail Shot of Chairs from Stewart Furniture. Sofas from Stewart Furniture. Tables from Hickory Chair.