Elle Decor July August 2014 Cover
The living room of Andrea Raisfeld and William Abranowicz’s house in Bedford, New York, which was renovated by architect Holly Ross. The plaster table is by Stephen Antonson, the chaise and wood side table are flea-market finds, the rug is by Safavieh, and the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore Aura in Dune White; the large painting of Venice is by Kevin Burger, and the photograph over the mantel, Andrea’s Feet (1990), is by Abranowicz.
The entry hall features encaustic tiles inset into wood planks, the chair was found in a Dumpster, and the wallpaper is by Schumacher; the central photograph beyond is by Abranowicz, and the one to the right is by Horst.
In the library, a pendant light fixture by Ro Sham Beaux hangs above a table bought at a flea market; the sheepskin throw was purchased at a charity auction, and the painting, After Tintoretto, is by Kevin Burger; the bookshelves are custom made, and the brick replace surround is painted in Benjamin Moore Aura in Lookout Point.
Audubon prints, an embroidery piece by Angelo Filomeno, and photographs by Abranowicz, Victor Schrager, Tom Baril, and George Tice, among others, line the walls of the gallery; the cabinet was found at auction.
A custom-made cabinet and desk in the office; the table lamp is by Artemide, and the ceiling is stained fir.
endant lights by Produzione Privata hang above the marble-top kitchen counter, the bar chairs are by Thonet, and the table is custom made, as are the milk glass–lined cabinets; the backsplash tiles are by Waterworks.
In the master bedroom, the chandelier and bench, which is covered with blankets bought during a photo shoot in Bolivia, are flea-market finds, and the photographs are by Mark Klett; the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore Aura in Dune White, and the ceiling in Aura in Chalk White.
The tub and fittings in the master bath are by Waterworks, and the floor tiles are from Ann Sacks.
The screened porch’s collection of transferware plates was purchased at yard sales, the bedding is by John Robshaw, and the rocker is by Harry Bertoia; the walls are stained cedar.
Photography by William Abranowicz ( Via Art & Commerce)
Renovated by Architect Holly Ross
Title: Soft Focus