[Decor] Hamptons reborn


In the front entry of a Southampton, New York, house decorated by Steven Gambrel, the “ice block” wall treatment was inspired by one found at George Washington’s historic home, Mount Vernon.

In the living room, the sofa and love seat are upholstered in linen fabrics by Scalamandré and Pierre Frey, respectively, and the mixed-media work is by Joonsung Bae; chandeliers from Holly Hunt are suspended from the black-painted ceiling.

The living room features paintings by Sven Braun, a cocktail table by Gambrel, and a rug by Beauvais Carpets.

The Gambrel-designed club chairs and ottoman are upholstered in Schumacher and Pierre Frey fabrics, respectively, and the limestone mantel was custom made by Jamb.

Vintage stools from Downtown with an octagonal table designed by Gambrel in the reception room; the rug is by Beauvais Carpets.

Benches purchased from the estate of Bill Blass flank a 19th-century Belgian oak table from Lucca Antiques in the kitchen; the ceiling fixtures are by Visual Comfort, the pendant lights are from John Derian Co., and the floor tiles are French.

Landscape architect Perry Guillot recently reconceived the formal gardens, originally designed by Deborah Nevins.

A range by Wolf, a custom-made hood, and black subway tile in the kitchen.

The dining room’s Swedish Grace table from H. M. Luther Antiques displays terra-cotta vases from Sentimento Antiques; the chairs are by McGuire Furniture, the sculpture is by Antony Gormley, the 19th-century mirror is from Amy Perlin Antiques, and the sisal is by Beauvais Carpets.

The master bath’s shower walls and floor are travertine, and the sconces are by Jacques Adnet.

The master bath’s vintage steel fireplace surround was found in Paris.

The master bedroom features a Gambrel-designed bed with throw pillows covered in a Fortuny cotton.

Custom-made cabinetry, 1960s light fixtures from Downtown, and Roman shades of a Lee Jofa linen in the master dressing room.

In a guest bedroom, the bed is upholstered in a Schumacher linen, and the desk, chairs, and mirrored screen are vintage; the curtains are of a Hinson crewel fabric, and the walls are painted in Dutch Door Green by Fine Paints of Europe.

Family photographs framed in red line a hallway; the picture lights are by Visual Comfort.

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