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Roman & Williams At Home

by habituallychic

01 . 26 . 11
I know not everyone likes color so I thought I’d post something a little more neutral today.  Roman & Williams partners in work and life, Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch, live in a fabulous loft downtown that is both eclectic and elegant.  I absolutely love the kitchen and home office area with a glass enclosed library.  It’s snowing yet again in New York and I wish I could lounge around in that library reading all day.  Enjoy!

Photos from Douglas Friedman, Roman & Williams, New York magazine

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  1. Chic Coles January 26, 2011 | 4:27 pm

    Wow we will take just the floors. Amazing work.Thanks.

  2. Splenderosa January 26, 2011 | 4:45 pm

    Heather, these images are just gorgeous. xx’s

  3. Karena January 26, 2011 | 5:29 pm

    Heather this home is so stunning yet looks extremely comfortable.

    The white accents and trim add brightness and light,

    Art by Karena

  4. Anchor Cottage January 26, 2011 | 5:58 pm

    It’s all about the light. Love the white & wood.

    Mary Ann @ Anchor Cottage

  5. JWC January 26, 2011 | 5:59 pm

    I love the library and have to have that bear rug. Great photos!

  6. La Dolfina January 26, 2011 | 6:51 pm

    Great post!

  7. david john January 26, 2011 | 7:46 pm

    I never tire of looking at the images of their work. Stunning, gorgeous use of materials, refined sense of style.

    All the best
    David JOhn

  8. La Maison Fou January 26, 2011 | 8:47 pm

    Love this one…..and that library is wonderful!

  9. LittleBlackHome January 26, 2011 | 9:43 pm

    This place is so handsome. It’s full of sophistication and intellect, yet comfortably and charmingly unpretentious. I especially love the sofa- it looks like a Sergio Rodrigues piece. Love his work. The fur over the sofa is gorgeous, I love the rug, too. (Only maybe sans the attached head) And the art collection is to-die-for. Wonderful post!

  10. Tonia of Chic Modern Vintage January 26, 2011 | 10:07 pm

    Love love love the kitchen, especially the sink.

  11. She Wore It Well January 26, 2011 | 10:59 pm

    the library is amazing!

  12. Sandra January 27, 2011 | 12:28 am

    Love the contrast of the black floors and white walls. Also love the french doors to the library, and the kitchen, and the…

  13. Britt January 27, 2011 | 1:23 am

    Beautiful! Love the floors and that desk is fabulous. You have such an unbelievable eye with the images you post!

  14. Slim Paley January 27, 2011 | 1:31 am

    LOVE them- love everything they do!


  15. Teresa at Splendid Sass January 27, 2011 | 2:46 am

    Love, love this loft. Love the neutral colors and the library and kitchen especially. Wow, it is a large loft.

  16. Inspiration January 27, 2011 | 3:40 am

    I have been following your blog for a while now, and never have I swooned over a the photos in a post like I have in this one. This home is so inspiring! Thank you thank you thank you for posting this. It has made my day!

  17. Mars January 27, 2011 | 5:52 am

    Thanks for posting this! I like the black splashboard against the white kitchen wall 🙂

  18. Leah - The Inside Story January 27, 2011 | 6:00 am

    Stunning,Stunning Stunning!!!!! I can’t stop ogling. Thank-you!!!

  19. Tabitha January 27, 2011 | 8:31 am

    I love this home, not a design cliche in sight

  20. Emily Amy Gallery January 27, 2011 | 12:20 pm

    So cozy and perfect. I want to curl up on that couch with that fur throw, or make a pot of soup in that to-die-for kitchen. Thanks for posting!

  21. quintessence January 27, 2011 | 2:10 pm

    Absolutely ADORE this spectacular space!

  22. blackfoxmanor January 27, 2011 | 2:27 pm

    Stunningly handsome space! Oh, to dream of this; what would you guess such a loft would cost today?

  23. jayneonweedstreet January 27, 2011 | 3:04 pm

    I love color but I could live forever in that kitchen!

  24. coffeencupcakes January 27, 2011 | 4:51 pm

    oh my goodness. I LOVE that library room..drool

  25. City Girl Chicago January 27, 2011 | 5:22 pm

    WOW, those french doors leading into the library are totally inspiring me to add shelving to the home office of our new home ~ there is so much in these pictures to look at, I found myself pausing on each picture for a good minute. Thanks for sharing ~

  26. kim c January 27, 2011 | 5:51 pm

    Love it! One of my favourite posts! Thank you!

  27. Katy January 27, 2011 | 5:51 pm

    I just LOVE everything about this house. I plan to stare at these pictures for a good, long time…I love home that are filled with the ‘stuff’ of life! Beautiful!

  28. Richie Designs January 27, 2011 | 6:15 pm

    seriously, one of the coolest pads I’ve seen

  29. Luciane at HomeBunch.com January 27, 2011 | 7:08 pm

    Hello Heather,

    I love this post, but what really got my attention is the library. Wow! The books inside that room… so chic!.


    Luciane at HomeBunch.com

    Post of the day: Tracery Interiors

  30. Angela @ DiaryofaChair.blogspot January 27, 2011 | 7:21 pm

    Wow! I’m obsessed with this home! The library and kitchen are my favorite rooms. I love the way the glossy floors reflect the laidback lived in feel!

  31. Emily Amy Gallery January 27, 2011 | 7:57 pm

    Cool, cool, cool!

    I will take it all! But really love the gallery-style wall in the dining space, and the amazing lighting fixture…


  32. Diane Bergeron January 28, 2011 | 12:20 am

    Wow, I am one who loves colour, but these looks are beautiful. The libraries are my favourite, and I love all the lamps and lighting fixtures. Done so well!

  33. jessicarsommer January 28, 2011 | 6:30 am

    I’m in love with the leather sofa covered with the fur blanket. I want to crawl into the picture and curl up in the blankets, come back to earth a while later. 🙂 I guess for now I’ll settle for sleep on my ikea mattress…!

    xo Jessica Rae
    {lovely ugly design}

  34. Hannah January 28, 2011 | 4:35 pm

    I love all the light fixtures. Though the walls are neutral, the amount of photography and art and volume everything has makes the rooms seem cluttered, dark, and in some rooms, overwhelming.

    But I do love that library and the overall ‘feel’ these spaces give off is a home-body presence.

  35. the coolbirth kid February 1, 2011 | 3:14 am

    what terrific collections:
    bulb vases,
    i love the library and kitchen,
    those dark-dark floors and the bearskin rug!