Designer Martha Mulholland was particularly enthusiastic about the living room’s grand fireplace, whose original tiles were made by artist Ernest Batchelder, a leader of the Arts and Crafts movement. To match the tawny glaze of the tiles, she chose a rust-hued velvet fabric from Schumacher to cover the windows. A set of lounge chairs from the Art Deco era were paired with a 1950s-inspired sofa from Restoration Hardware. The small side table, inlaid with bone and tortoise shell, is an antique.
The home’s formal dining room features dark-wood ceiling moldings and wall panels, as was typical of many Arts and Crafts constructions. A deep green tone on the walls- Benjamin Moore’s Century Terre Verte- adds to the stately atmosphere, while a slender brass chandelier from Lambert et Fils and woven chairs from Serena and Lily make the space feel contemporary.
David Iatesta bench upholstered in an Hermès fabric stands at the end of the vintage bed from Massachusetts gallery Leonards New England. The gilt-and-rock-crystal bedside lamp is by Baguès. By the windows, a BDDW fabric covers custom chairs next to a Wiener Werkstätte table under an Italian wood-and-brass chandelier from the 1950s. The artwork is Facing You by Traeger di Pietro, and the wall covering is from Phillip Jeffries.
Morris & Co. wallpaper. Curtains in a Rose Cummings fabric, mid-century-inspired armchairs from Orange Furniture covered in a Zak and Fox’s textile, and an antique Mahal carpet. Chandelier is from Apparatus, chairs are custom, based on vintage pieces. To create the table, Farmer had a new top made for an Art Deco base.