"We wanted to create a luxurious gentleman's cabinet where one could retreat to escape from the bustle of modern day life," say designers Alberto Villalobos and Mercedes Desio. The herringbone-patterned floor is leather, as are the wall panels. The lighting is inspired by chiaroscuro.
Georgis calls this room "Study in Red," and you can see why. It abounds in claret, burgundy, cerise, Chinese and blood reds. It's meant to evoke the interior of royal abodes, ecclesiastical vicarages and brothels
Curtains are hung from cornices and trimmed with fabric that mimics the damask design of the wall and headboard fabric, offering an unusual interpretation on the more conventional canopy bed in the 2006 Kips Bay Decorator Show House.
A classic Valentine sofa by designer William Haines instantly catches the eye upon entering the stunning White and Red All Over bedroom at the 2012 Kips Bay Decorator Show House. The black and white graphic carpet creates additional interest in the already stylish room.
An elegant, textured tray ceiling draws the eye up in this 2009 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Living Room designed by Charles Pavarini. An immaculate chandelier along with simple recessed lighting and modern lamps accentuates the detail of the geometric ceiling, modern furniture and sparkling fireplace.