For this new house in Scarsdale, New York, design firm
A-List Interiors paired transitional, casual furniture with clean and contemporary fixtures and finishes to meet the client's desire for a family-friendly home with a modern look. 53
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For a dramatic statement upon entry, A-List Interiors and Brooklyn lighting design company Shakuff created a cascading light fixture with hand-blown glass spheres that hangs in the open staircase. Connecting the basement to the second level, the staircase is chic and contemporary with a glass railing and large-scale printed runner.
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The kitchen has a sleek look with neutral two-tone cabinets by Leicht, white caesarstone countertops and acrylic barstools. The two level island provides additional storage yet still maintains enough surface area for dining and entertaining.
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A metallic mosaic backsplash by
AKDO in the bar off the kitchen adds a touch of unexpected glamour to the serving and prep area.
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The contemporary kitchen opens up to a comfortable family room that features two custom
Kravet sectional sofas and a large ottoman by Avery Boardman upholstered in an ostrich-embossed vinyl for subtle texture.
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Custom bookcases with a dark finish and metal accents create a contrast to the overall lighter color palette of the family room. The neutral scheme is accented with pops of blue and green.
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The family room sofas are centered around a fireplace with a custom blue limestone surround.
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In the dining area, bright peacock blue chairs are unexpected and playful against the clean look of the kitchen. A small desk area close to the breakfast nook keeps the busy family organized.
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A custom floating vanity complements the chevron pattern floor in the powder room.
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An Elitis wallpaper in the master bedroom gives the illusion of dimension and texture and creates a bold contrast against the white glazed linen headboard. A soft chenille sofa creates a comfortable spot for lounging.
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Custom built-in cabinetry in the master bedroom keeps things clean and contained. The flame stitch embroidery on the drapery balances the bold wallpaper behind the bed.
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This bedroom was designed for the couple’s young daughter with longevity in mind. Pops of bright color, a fun pendant light by Flos and a stylish Dwell Studio bed will easily transition into her teenage years.
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In the son’s room, low profile contemporary furniture pairs with classic stripes in the window treatments and bedding.
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The office is full of texture with a metallic grasscloth wall covering by
Donghia, a bone inlaid ceiling fixture from Julian Chichester and a raffia wrapped custom-designed desk. The space feels clean and organized but still personal with sculptural elements, including a dramatic sconce by Regina Andrew.