Keeping It Fresh How many perfect preppy elements can we count in this room? Painted blue panels topped by gilded frames. A red, white and blue striped rug for a hit of all-American style. And, a palette of white furniture pieces to serve as a perfect backdrop to switching out pillows with pattern and pop. Photography by Patrick Cline for Lonny Magazine
The Gracie wallpaper was hand-painted, panel by panel, right in the dining room. To counteract the classicism created by the pairing of the antique sideboard with the wallcovering’s chinoiserie motif, designer Susan Bednar Long hung a contemporary Matthew Pillsbury photograph.