HOUSE TOUR: Located in a stylish and neutral New York City apartment
The living room of designer Douglas Durkin’s Manhattan apartment, which he renovated with architect Kurt Melander. The 1948 leather armchair and ottoman are by T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, the sofa by Carlyle is covered in a Rose Tarlow Melrose House linen, the cocktail tables are 19th-century Chinese lacquer tops on French 1940s steel bases, and the 1970s occasional table is by Willy Rizzo; the painting is by Charley Brown, a watercolor by Andrew Belschner rests on a cabinet by Paul Frankl, the Eames armchair is from Design Within Reach, and the rug is by Beauvais Carpets.
Collages by Leigh Wells and a sconce by Blackman Cruz hang above a custom banquette in the living room.
A 1950s armchair by Pierre Guariche and a collage by Leonardo Drew in the living room; a 1940s table holds glass bricks by Russel Wright.
Custom bookcases in the hallway; the floor is oak.
Artworks by Leigh Wells (left) and Jack Stauffacher in the dressing room.
The kitchen features cabinets lacquered in a custom shade by Donald Kaufman Color, a range by Bertazzoni, a microwave by LG, and sink fittings by KWC.
The bed in the master bedroom is dressed with linens by E. Braun & Co. and a coverlet and pillows of indigo silk ikat; the vintage stool is by Thonet, and the headboard is upholstered in a Pollack fabric.
A painting by Thomas Cordell hangs above a custom-made desk; the photographs are by Filip Dujardin, and the rug is by Beauvais Carpets.
The master bath is sheathed in silver travertine, and the tub and sink fittings are by Lefroy Brooks.