A Lee Bryce armchair, covered in slate gray leather, and an antique leather bench flank the fireplace with its Brazilian marble surround. An array of unframed seascapes “adds a surfer’s vibe,” says Oster.
The designer combined greens and grays in the dining room where a grass-cloth wall covering by Weitzner is flecked with hints of metallic. The Romano French table is through Lillian August; the cane chairs are from New Orleans. “There’s a little bit of decay to the gilding that I find appealing,” says Oster.
This article appears in the June 2012 issue of Connecticut Cottages & Gardens.
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