Her client's favorite color is blue, so designer Amanda Nisbet made it the dominant theme in the Manhattan penthouse apartment. The powdery blue of the living room curtains in Dedar Ikat "plays with the color of the sky." A navy rug from Custom Cool Rugs helps ground the space. Armchairs were reupholstered in S. Harris's Graedon. The custom sofa is in Jane Churchill's Darwin. Walls are clad in Phillip Jeffries Silver Metallic Paper Weave for "a bit of glitz."
A white trellis chair by Oscar de la Renta for Century Furniture is paired with a glossy black ceramic stool from Treillage in a corner of the living room.
Nisbet tucked a Macassar ebony banquette into the combined living and dining rooms of a New York apartment. Moore & Giles Cleopatra leather cushions have a shimmery glamour, and an antique bubble chandelier is a whimsical note. Resource Furniture side chairs are covered in Nobilis Filomena. Julian Chichester Dakota table. Chris Leidy triptych. Treillage hurricanes.
Because of the open floor plan, Nisbet brought the dining banquette's Macassar wood to the kitchen island for balance and flow, and to inject another dose of warmth to the modern space. Silvery La Leaf Antique Gloss field tiles from Artistic Tile and Tom Dixon Mirror Ball pendants provide sparkle.
Nisbet in the kitchen.
Oversize glass tiles backed in silver leaf brighten the space between the kitchen counter and the upper cabinets.
Walls lacquered in Benjamin Moore's Aura in Midnight Navy embellish a tiny hallway bar.
Nisbet upholstered the powder room walls in one of her own fabrics, custom-colored in "hot, hot, hot pink."
In the master bedroom, Holland & Sherry's boiled wool was used for the curtains and headboard to create a cozy and enveloping feel. Custom Cool Rugs' Opaque carpet "adds a little excitement." Walls in Benjamin Moore's Aura in White Chocolate.
An abstract painting by Fred Cray hangs above a Jonathan Adler chest in the master bedroom.
Purple drawer fronts on a side table by the New Traditionalists and the client's chartreuse lamp enliven the master bedroom.
She designed a trundle bed for a boy's room to maximize space. One wall was turned into a display area with Claridge Bulletin Board Cork. Shades in Ralph Lauren Home Lighthouse Stripe.
A long headboard in Brisbane by Missoni unites twin beds.