In the dining room, two tables are combined to accommodate large groups. The dining chairs are leather with linen slipcovers. An antique butler’s tray table is positioned next to a plaid wingback chair. Photo by Oberto Gili
Lovely subtle details and surface pattern are used to lift this sophisticated neutral colour scheme. I like the check on the reverse of the chairs and the bold stripy rug, not to mention the awesome picture. Beautiful.
The plaid dining chairs, says Frank Thomas, were a find from one of designer Toby West's showhouse rooms. And the homeowner credits his friend with the stairway art grouping; it would have seemed perfectly natural to stair-step the prints, but West suggested this dramatic vertical arrangement of Trowbridge botanicals. Drapery fabric, Vervain. Dining chair fabric, Cowtan & Tout through Travis & Company.