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Sue Hostetler’s Hip New York Home

by habituallychic

09 . 28 . 07

I have to admit that I don’t usually read Metropolitan Home. I flip through it but then decide that it’s boring and put it back on the rack but I might just have to start after the feature I just found on Sue Hostetler. Although, to be honest I stumbled upon it on that weird Point Click Home site while looking for a photo from ELLE Decor.

For those of you who don’t know, Sue Hostetler is the author behind the fabulous book Hip Hollywood Homes. If you haven’t seen it, you have to pick it up. It’s really great. I didn’t realize she lived in New York though, so it was exciting to see inside the Soho loft she shares with her husband. It’s clean and modern but not cold or stark with 14-foot ceilings and towering windows. I really love it and the decorator behind it, Valerie Pasquiou. Of course, what I really love is all that space. I’m so jealous! To read the entire article online, click here.

The office is the photo I saw and it really drew me in. I’m a sucker for a gallery wall and I think it’s nice to have a space you can close off from the rest of the loft, especially to work.

The daybed in the living room is by the famed French designer Jean Prouve, and was upholstered in Ultrasuede. The acadia wood Poof side table/stool is by Tucker Robbins.

In the “open study” a painting by Ross Neher hangs above a Lucite console and custom ottomans. The marble topped bronze table is from Blackman Cruz.

I love the metal metal vanities and steel framed doors in the master bathroom. They look exactly like something you’d fins in a hip New York restaurant like Pastis. I think it’s also nice to have a warmer bedroom sanctuary in a modern and mostly white home. But this white home is definitely not a boring white box. It was fun to peak inside this chic abode and if Sue Hostetler ever decides to write Hip New York Homes, she should definitely include her own!

Photographed by Antoine Bootz

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  1. Style Saves the World September 28, 2007 | 3:22 pm

    Wow, this place is fabulous! Those ceilings! Those white couches! That space!

    Looooong, envious sigh.

  2. Jackie Von Tobel September 28, 2007 | 4:38 pm

    Great space. I think the wood floors and furnishings go a long way towards imparting warmth to the space. The color in the bedroom makes it feel inviting and cozy. She has great taste.

    Nice find.

  3. Alice Olive September 28, 2007 | 5:12 pm

    Beautiful. I love the cleanness of the white but agree that the bedroom warmth is a surprise but beautiful and warm.

    I can’t quite tell from the pic – is that a nude above the bed? I love the light and how plays on the shapes/folds.

  4. Habitually Chic September 28, 2007 | 5:14 pm

    Hi Style Saves the World, it makes me sign too. Got me to think about what I need to do to afford a place like that! I better get craking!

  5. Habitually Chic September 28, 2007 | 5:15 pm

    Jackie, her book was fabulous so I should have known she would have a great eye for her own apt and of course she had great help.

  6. Habitually Chic September 28, 2007 | 5:16 pm

    Alice Olive, sorry I didn’t credit the photographer of the nude above the bed. He is Simon Chaput. Good eye!

  7. katiedid September 28, 2007 | 7:27 pm

    I noticed this loft too. Love it. Those Hermes blankets pop some color, and I like the mix! That Blackman Cruz table is great.

  8. Habitually Chic September 28, 2007 | 7:53 pm

    Katie, I love the orange Hermes blankets. I feel like I might have to buy myself one soon!

  9. Dani September 29, 2007 | 2:24 pm

    Wow, I could move right in! Love every single detail:))))

  10. decorno.blogspot.com September 29, 2007 | 3:59 pm

    Totally agree with you on Met Home. Every fucking house they show is an interchangeable grey and glass box with the same boxy and uninspired furniture. It’s like people really scared of change designed each and every home they feature. Their editor should be fired.

    They should hire you in sread.

  11. franki durbin October 1, 2007 | 3:38 pm

    oh dear…can I live there? that’s my only question. Can I move in today. right away. It just seems the perfect abode.

  12. Suzy October 2, 2007 | 4:19 am

    Don’t know that loft dwelling really appeals to me, but that bathroom is pretty amazing…

  13. purple October 3, 2007 | 8:01 am

    Wow, that is really beautiful!

  14. erin fite October 2, 2008 | 4:26 pm

    it’s beautiful and valerie pasquiou is a phenomenal designer and a sweet fun woman! sue hostetler was in good hands.