05 Elle Decor June 2015Designer Jeffrey Bilhuber conjured all the quirks, comfort, and charm of classic English style for a British family living on New York's Upper East Side.


By Celia Barbour
June 17, 2015


Link: House Tour: A New York City Townhouse Infused With Color And Romance

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In the sitting room of victoria and toby maitland hudson's manhattan townhouse, which was designed by jeffrey bilhuber, custom upholstery pieces include a sofa covered in a clarence house velvet with cushions in a chapas textiles fabric, a settee and low chairs in toyine sellers stripe. The 1950’s sconce by stilnovo is from donzella; a regency style stool is topped with a fortuny fabric; the 1920s walnut bergeres are italian; and the antique carpet is spanish.

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A custom-made banquette and wing chair and a 1970s american table in the dining room. The wallpaper is by de gournay, and the curtains are of a muriel brandolini cotton.

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A pair of 19th-century queen anne–style chairs and a circa-1820 french mirror in the entry. The table is covered with a raoul textiles linen, and the wallpaper is by peter fasano, with a central panel featuring a digital image.

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In the dressing room, the closet is faced with panels from an antique chinese coromandel lacquered screen, the cane armchair is victorian, and the cocktail table is french. The wallpaper is by Studio Four nyc, the shades are of a fabric by Tulu, and the carpet is by Patterson Flynn Martin.