Cullman & Kravis is a design firm known for its elegant and practical interiors. Find here their top 7 dining room ideas to inspire you to design your own!
The expansive terrace with sweeping views of Central Park and surrounding urban environment has ample seating, arranged in intimate formations. The streamlined teak and steel chairs and tables are accented by lush greenery and the exposed bricks of the building- creating an urban chic aesthetic.
While the architectural details and interior furnishings nod to the building’s historic façade, the open spaces, bright colors, and our client’s impressive Contemporary Art collection liven each space with an unexpected freshness. This project is a prime example of the Cullman & Kravis approach.
The furniture is a collection of forms from French forties masters such as Leleu, Adnet and Arbus, to contemporary craftsmen such as Herve von Straeten and Frederik Molenschot, as well as custom Cullman & Kravis designs.
The overall palette was kept soft with whites, creams, steel blues, and grays in order to highlight the contemporary art collection that exists within the interior space and the commanding view just beyond.
Project featured: Rustic Redux in Colorado
Instead of using rough-hewn furniture, for example, the rooms are filled with English and French pieces-bobbin turning and metal strap work render them sympathetic to rustic materials nearby.
The transformation of designer Elissa Cullman’s Manhattan dining room is marked by the addition of a set of 12 circa 1810 parcel-gilt ebonized-mahogany chairs from Sotheby’s. The Louis XVI–style gilt-bronze-and-crystal Swedish chandelier is circa 1830.
Architect Jaquelin T. Robertson opened up the dining room of Candice Bergen’s East Hampton, New York, home to the den, at rear, and the living room. The Dillingham & Company carved dog under the writing table is from Notus.
A rare 18th-century Chinese wallpaper envelops the dining room of a residence in New Jersey’s horse country.
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