Eva Quateman teamed up with husband Gary Quateman of Q Construction to transform a tired, vintage co-op in the heart of Chicago into
a fresh, contemporary home with an Art Deco flair. Quateman completely redesigned the floor plan to maximize natural light and reflect a more modern
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Black and white hand-painted wallpaper from Stark establishes the color palette in the entry and sets a dramatic mood that’s played throughout the entire home. A silver-leafed custom console and a pair of unique black sconces further add to the drama.
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With an absence of color, a variety of textures were used throughout the living room to spark visual interest and a luxurious feel. Velvet fabric from Kravet was used on the custom-made armless sofas and the ottoman was upholstered in a small silk print from Stark.
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A pair of E. J. Victor skirted lounge chairs flank the living room fireplace, while a custom-made faux lizard chair with nail head detailing establish a classic yet streamlined demeanor. A Curtis Jere sculpture adds a sense of movement to the room.
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A sleek coffee table by Barbara Barry for Baker and two large graphic bird paintings by Barbara Coburn further the living room’s airy style.
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A departure from the rest of the home, color prevails in this sitting room with vibrant oil paintings by
Richard Koppe and Maganese/Gris striped fabric from Cowtan & Tout.
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Padded oval back dining rooms chairs by Artistic Frame are upholstered in a handsome Ralph Lauren striped
fabric and finished with polished silver nail heads.
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A three-tier glass and nickel bar cart, accessorized with crystal decanters and mercury covered jars, ups the
dining room’s glamour quotient.
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The monochromatic color scheme continues into the kitchen with a striking black granite and white
statuary marble floor. Custom painted
white cabinetry keeps it looking fresh, while a built-in banquette and L-shaped
sofa offer ample seating.
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Osborne and Little wallpaper is the perfect backdrop to this custom-made vanity with a Nero Marquina marble
top. Waterworks single-arm wall sconces
in polished nickel and black shades complete the look.
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An ivory parquet coverlet and matching monogrammed Euro shams soften this custom-made antique steel canopy
bed and add a touch of sophistication. A
perfectly tailored skirted lounge chair and ottoman in Casamance fabric polish
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A soft, neutral palette creates a soothing seating area in the master bedroom. The
Arteriors Forest Park Table in a
distressed silver finish adds an organic element to the scene.
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A natural steel Architecture bed from Room & Board anchors the room in an industrial style, while a gray beanbag chair and PB Teen striped bedding create a comfy space perfectly suited for any teen’s bedroom.