In a room dominated by pieces as important as a Morris Louis painting and a Roy Lichtenstein sculpture, furniture needs a lot of presence. Designer Judi Male curated a collage of furniture that includes a Serpentine sofa, a vintage red-upholstered chair by Garouste & Bonetti, a pair of stainless steel armchairs by Jacques Charpentier, a bronze Philip Laverne coffee table and a side table by Maria Pergay.
A Helen Frankenthaler painting sets the tone in a seating area that features a psychedelic Pierre Paulin chair, a pair of Unicorn chairs by Vladimir Kagan and a Maria Pergay coffee table; the sculpture on the floor is by Sol LeWitt.
The homeowners enjoy a bar designed by Male ; the custom barstools are by . Sculptures are by Anish Kapoor (hanging) and Michael Vasquez.
A Claes Oldenberg sculpture sits at the foot of the dramatic white-ash staircase.
The dining room is home to a handmade wood-slab table by Mira Nakashima (daughter of George) and six Vladimir Kagan Lucite-legged chairs in the original Jack Lenor Larsen fabric. Reproduction Serge Mouille pendants are from Guéridon; art is by (from left) Robert Motherwell, Susan Rothenberg and Bhakti Baxter.
The husband's tool room has custom cabinetry and a rolling stool with a motorcycle seat.
The den at the west end of the apartment includes a sofa, a vintage Vladimir Kagan lounge, a custom Fiori di Carta rug from the Rug Company and a Mira Nakashima table as well as a Curtis Jere Crane lamp and art by Bhakti Baxter. The organic-shaped shelf is topped in quartz.
A Vladimir Kagan lounge and a Mira Nakashima side table join a Frank Stella painting in one corner of the master bedroom.
Displayed on white-ash shelving are two prized "souvenirs": a patchwork Prada bag and shoes that the wife calls her "ruby red slippers."
The master bath, with its freestanding tub by for and Aquagrande sink from .
Designer Judi Male sitting on a String chair from in a guest bedroom