“John Derian sofa upholstered in linen by Robshaw and topped with his pillows. Bone-inlay side tables hold mango-wood lamps fitted with shades by Robshaw; a mask from an Indian market, Turkish calligraphy mirrors, and a wood cow sculpture adorn the wall, which is painted in Farrow and Ball’s Red Earth.” Design: Sara Bengur and John Robshaw. Photo: William Waldron. Text: Ingrid Abramovitch. “Home and Abroad: John Robshaw’s New York City Home” produced by Anita Sarsidi. Elle Decor.
The library, with Farrow & Ball's Olive paint and Phillip Jeffries's Vinyl Thai Silk wall-covering, represents "a warmer zone." Tommi Parzinger coffee table with pullout stools and Kurt Østervig chairs for Rolschau MØbler date from the 1950s. Sofa by A. Rudin. Rug by Stark. - HouseBeautiful.com
Tucked into a lively Lower East Side block, the 184-room brick high-rise puts a new twist on downtown industrial cool with lofty city views (seen through huge guest room windows) and deep soaking tubs. Scenesters have been flocking to the hotel’s restaurant, Dirty French, created by the team from nearby favorites Carbone and Parm. And in warm weather, the Ludlow opens its garden for cocktail hour.