In the living area of a Manhattan penthouse designed by , a custom-made sofa slipcovered in a , a vintage leather armchair from Amy Perlin Antiques, and a 1940s Italian chair surround a resin-and-Lucite Pierre Giraudon cocktail table from ; the ceiling is crafted from blue glass panels encased in a zinc frame, and the is of patinated zinc.
A staircase fabricated in molded glass, resin, and stainless steel leads from the main floor of the apartment to the top floor.
Early-19th-century flank the entrance to the wife’s study, which contains a desk and wastebasket by , Williams’s line of home furnishings, and a vintage stool by Jules-Émile Leleu; the desk lamp and are vintage.
In the husband’s study, French armchairs from Amy Perlin Antiques are upholstered in a fabric, an antique covered in an serves as an ottoman, and the cardboard stools are by .
The vintage Italian mirror and Sornay console in the living area are from ; a pair of 18th-century candlesticks were converted into lamps, and the teak sphere is from .
The powder room walls feature photos of the family’s travels; the mother-of-pearl-inlay table is Syrian, and the sconces are from .
In the library/guest room, the remote control–operated slides out from the bookcase; the linens and cashmere throw are by .
An André Sornay table and chairs and a custom-made bookcase in the library, which doubles as a guest bedroom.
This article was featured in the February/March 2011 issue.