This NY condo showcases color, pattern and eclectic pieces from around the world

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‘We question rather a bit, and it’s precise comfy to travel backmost to our NYC home,’ accidental the owners of this newbuild 3 chamber luxury condo, with its redesigned joyful interior that has resulted successful 1 of the world's champion homes.

Designer Susan Petrie of Petrie Interior Designs (opens successful caller tab) was brought connected committee to remodel the property. ‘The clients' objectives for the abstraction were to make a chic pied-à-terre and besides plan a spot for the extended household to gather. New York is simply a spot the clients emotion for its diverseness and proximity to family,’ says Susan. ‘They wanted to get escaped of the dated wallpaper and built-in cabinetry portion moving with the existing floor-to-ceiling windows and earthy light. The clients person an oculus for colour and blase textiles, and my occupation was to make a dwelling that embodied exuberance, style, colour and genuinely bespeak their globetrotting lives.’

The spaces were primitively built retired for a young mates with 2 tiny toddlers, truthful the situation was transforming it from a baby-proofed abstraction to determination to entertain and relax. ‘The erstwhile owners near immoderate items that we had to determine connected either keeping oregon ditching,’ says Susan. ‘If we kept them, I insisted connected revamping them, and successful the extremity the clients decided to “go for it” and lone support the eating table, which I felt was a bully choice.’ 

Susan sums up the benignant of the interior arsenic a global, chic retreat. ‘The plan constituent I genuinely enjoyed was the instauration of colorful wallpaper. I loved introducing beardown signifier plays and the usage of bold yet sophisticated fabrics and colors. The clients had a beardown attraction to Manuel Canovas cloth and we decided to inject it arsenic accent pieces. With this successful caput I was capable to weave a plan communicative that reflects the clients' emotion of planetary furnishings, eclectic/unique touches and their emotion of diverseness and chic interiors. In their words, “each country makes its ain idiosyncratic statement.”’


entry with bluish  toile wallpaper, parent  of pearl console and Venetian mirror

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‘The erstwhile proprietor applied acheronian stained/wood atom wallpaper connected the introduction partition and beforehand door, which we chose to region successful bid to brighten up the space,’ says Susan.

Her hallway ideas revolved astir creating an instant planetary consciousness that sets the code for the remainder of the interior. ‘The Ramayana Blue toile wallpaper by GP & J Baker evokes travelling to acold distant destinations, and the vintage Venetian reflector coupled with the Moorish mother-of-pearl inlay array and African Senufo meditation stool acceptable the signifier for a dwelling that is filled with curated furnishings with an planetary flair,’ says Susan. The introduction bleeds into the hallway covered successful Serena Dugan Studio’s Cassis Grasscloth Wallpaper successful Prussian Blue. 

Living room

colorful surviving  country   with greenish  sofa, pinkish  armchair and salmon pinkish  java  table

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‘We decided to not usage model treatments successful immoderate spaces, specified arsenic the surviving room, to let the fantastic airy travel into the home,’ says Susan. ‘The lukewarm furnishings instrumentality connected a caller “golden hour” meaning arsenic the airy switches during the day. And the occidental views of the historical Gramercy country are beautiful.’

The surviving abstraction is the main focal constituent of the flat and is is 1 of the clients' favourite rooms owed to its intentional eclecticism. 'It was astir creating an inviting abstraction that had warmth, comfortableness and strategical pops of color,’ says Susan. ‘The request to customize was important arsenic I wanted to marque the abstraction consciousness unique.’ Among Susan's living country ideas was taking the colour palette from an representation of Moroccan spices, including cayenne, saffron, paprika and ginger. ‘The customized tufted sofa from Highland House has a beauteous Samuel & Sons treillage embroidered borderline trim. The customized bergère chairs with a raspberry opposition trim and walnut decorativeness are upholstered successful Schuyler Samperton’s Benghal Stripe successful berry. I loved adding the scalloped borderline ottoman and brass trim (by Oomph) and utilizing Carolina Irving’s Zig Zag cloth successful Coral that complements the saturated orangish multi-Mahal rug from Eliko.’ The customized sofa pillows are made with Manuel Canovas fabric.

colorful surviving  country   with greenish  sofa, pinkish  armchair, salmon pinkish  java  array  and artwork

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A focal constituent of the country is the assemblage wall. ‘I person been friends and a instrumentality of Mary Maguire’s enactment from erstwhile she started selling her creation astatine Brimfield years ago,’ says Susan. ‘Her usage of antique frames and worldly images is truthful unsocial and cheerful. I loved creating a assemblage partition with immoderate of her prime giclee pieces.’


modern achromatic  room  with island, woody  barstools and solid  pendants

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Kitchen ideas included replacing the pendants with smoked solid Noreen pendant lights and Henson antagonistic stools, some from Arteriors, to bring a much rustic yet refined look to the kitchen. 

Dining area

dining country  with woody  array  and benches, and greenish  solid  pendant

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Making the astir of the earthy airy was 1 of Susan's cardinal dining country ideas. As good arsenic the avoidance of model treatments, Susan specifically chose an Arteriors recycled greenish solid and golden leafage chandelier to formed further airy erstwhile needed and besides bespeak the earthy airy that comes successful from the westbound and south. An authentic manus woven/embroidered Otomi array runner (sourced during a travel to Mexico) adds a popular of colour and elevated vibrancy. 

Susan besides utilised the array and benches near down by the erstwhile proprietor and updated them by creating customized cushions utilizing a Kravet hexagon fabric.

Home office

office with patterned wallpaper and rug, bluish  chair, leather sofa and woody  desk

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Susan's home bureau ideas included introducing a connection wallpaper. ‘I ever similar utilizing wallpaper from my person Serena Dugan and erstwhile I had the accidental to usage her Bahia writer cloth successful Onyx/Natural I knew this would beryllium the cleanable space. Inspired by the Brazilian relaxed beaches, the texture/pattern makes 1 consciousness transported to an exotic location, yet the fantastic metropolis views by the vintage woven rattan table bring you backmost to reality. I emotion that contrast.’  

The rust and teal sivas rug from Eliko grounds the abstraction nicely. 

Main bedroom

blue chamber  with bluish  floral bed, patterned wallpaper and acheronian  bluish  curtains

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The superior chamber is simply a favourite abstraction of the clients. ‘The extremity was to marque the country consciousness arsenic though you are surrounded by a oversea of coziness and taste,’ says Susan. ‘The customized upholstered furniture from Oomph had the nonstop signifier that I was looking for that fits wrong the planetary theme. The Peter Fasano Trotwood Dusk Fabric from John Roselli & Associates offered a interaction of femininity without being implicit the top. The Matouk zig zag oversea applique sheets supply sheer luxury and enactment nicely with the upholstery, arsenic does the customized bolster utilizing Lisa Fine textiles Mughal Floral Monsoon fabric. The customized model attraction successful Jane Churchill’s Silva successful Blue from Cowtan and Tout offers the cleanable dependable obstruction and airy extortion from the metropolis streets. And the Madeline slipper chair, upholstered successful Brunschwig & Fils Les Touches, provides a spot to enactment one’s container oregon a spot to sip beverage and read; thing the clients bash rather a bit.’


colorful chamber  with fern wallpaper and floral upholstered bed

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Since those staying successful the impermanent chamber scope successful property from toddler to adult, Susan was keen to incorporated bedroom ideas that created a abstraction with wide ranging appeal. ‘This was specified a amusive abstraction to enactment on. I wanted to marque definite the country appealed to each guests and was comfy yet had an aerial of cheerful luxury. The Schumacher Thistle Stripe wallpaper was 1 some the lawsuit and I were instantly drawn to, and the customized furniture successful the orchid chinoiserie cloth seemed similar the cleanable complement to the walls.’ 

Vintage Moroccan greenish manus painted broadside tables from Chairish are a amusive find that gel nicely with the wide palette and room’s vibe. 

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Photographs/ Jacob Snavely