Haines designed George Cukor's Beverly Hills residence in "The house suits me perfectly, and I know that I belong here," said Cukor. "That's his skill and his talent." Dark walls and velvet draperies added drama to the Georgian-inspired dining room.
At Oyster Harbors, a gated community in Osterville, Massachusetts, the dining room of the late Bunny Mellon’s home, decorated by Bruce Budd, showcases a Raoul Dufy sailboat painting; the mahogany trestle table adds a nautical feel to the room.
Philanthropists Jennifer & Billy Frist's Nashville home by McAlpine Booth & Ferrier. “It’s the audacity of the proportions—something so scaled down under this insane soaring ceiling,” said AD photog Pieter Estersohn.
In this Livingston, New York, home decorated by Hottenroth + Joseph Architects, the dining room’s Regency-style pedestal table from Stair Galleries is surrounded by side chairs by Duncan Phyfe and Sons; the sisal is by ABC Carpet & Home.
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In the chestnut-paneled dining room, a 1932 Venini fixture from Bernd Goeckler Antiques hangs above a table and chairs by Mira Nakashima; the aluminum sconces on the far wall are by Michele Oka Doner from Cristina Grajales Gallery.