The dining table was copied from an American antique at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was faux-grained by artist Lindsey Tipler, who also painted the faux-mahogany finish on the clients' wheelback chairs and the octagonal table in the foyer between the dining room and study. Both ceiling lights from John Rosselli. - HouseBeautiful.com
A vintage dresser nestled into the kitchen island adds attractive and handy linen storage and acts as a bar or buffet when entertaining. Its marble-slab backsplash hides the cooking mess on the other side, too.