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The New Elegance URBAN GLAMOUR & COUNTRY CHIC

RADICAL ROOMS

A CENTURY OF DARING DESIGN

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EMMY ROSSUM’S PIED-A-TEARDOWN


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Tara Shaw Maison Swedish Rococo Style

Features 1

Shortlist

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Custom Rug

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What’s Hot!

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Mermaid Illusion

What Interior Designer Sheila Bridges can’t live without Designed by upcoming Interior Designer Brooklynn Bailey Dispatched from the world of design Beautiful wall covering by Brooklynn Bailey showcased in a high-end bathroom

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Top places to become immersed in culture and art 8

“A little birdie told me” Custom fine dining plate by Designer Brooklynn Bailey

APRIL 2018 VOLUME 22 NUMBER 8 Living room in Sheila Bridges’ Manhattan residence. Harlem Landmark.

Art Galleries in Hudson Valley

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Spotlight

Bedroom designed for Sheila Bridges by Brooklynn Bailey

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By the Pool

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Study designed for Sheila Bridges by Brooklynn Bailey Living room for Sheila Bridges by Brooklynn Bailey Dining room for Sheila Bridges by Brooklynn Bailey Cozy exterior spaces designed by Brooklynn Bailey What upcoming Interior Designer Brooklynn Bailey can’t live without

The Fashionable Life

A chandelier by Castle Antiques and Design. This 1960’s Vintage Italian-style cut glass chandelier would be a gorgeous addition to any room or hallway. The chandelier has five large brass scroll arms that are held together by four smaller scroll arms to create a base. The arms feature a gold leaf finish that plays off the cut glass pendants adorning the chandelier.


ELLE D E C O R

the Parisians’ lifestyle DISCOVER ELLE DECOR COLLECTION ON elleboutique.com/elledecor


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SHEILA BRIDGES 12 THINGS SHE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT

2. Ocean Life

Sheila is known for her incredible, classic mixed with modern interiors. She pushes boundaries by creating the unexpected in residential design as well as offices for many prominent individuals. Her Harlem Toile is just as famous and can be seen as wallpaper, upholstery, fabrics, and yes even on an umbrella. Sheila is a multi-faceted designer from her interiors, wallpaper, upholstery, furniture line, and she even had her own television show “Sheila Bridges: Designer Living”. She was named “America’s Best Interior Designer” by CNN and Time Magazine and has been featured in multiple publications. Sheila Bridges is a down-to-earth woman with drive and passion for everything she does. Not only is she an accomplished person design wise but she is accomplished in her travels, hobbies, and love for the beauty around her in this world. BY BROOKLYNN BAILEY 1

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3. Horseback Riding

4. Reykjavik, Iceland

MY TWO AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERDS

Jaxon and Wheeler are my two babies! Dogs truly are a girls best friend.

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OCEAN LIFE

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HORSEBACK RIDING

From the time I was a little girl I was fascinated with the ocean and fish. It’s a whole other world.

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REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

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SNOWBOARDING

This is the gorgeous location of my second home. I love the colorful buildings and vibrant atmosphere.

Adrenaline, crisp mountain air, and fresh powder. This is one thing I live for!

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HARLEM TOILE GLASSWARE

My Harlem Toile is known world-wide and what a beautiful glass to drink out of as you enjoy your favorite drink.

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AMY SHERALD’S PAINTINGS

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CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT

This outstanding artist creates beautiful pieces. I love her work and honestly, how could you not?

12. Antennae with Red and Blue Dots c.1953

5. Snowboarding

Hints of this detail are shown in my home in Iceland, a gun hangs on the wall as a decorative piece.

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VAN DOE WALLPAPER

A unique and beautiful wallpaper for a unique and beautiful designer.

10 HUDSON VALLEY The stunning location of my third home. The quaint marketplaces and art galleries are a perfect escape.

11 TENNIS

Another hobby for me to unwind and let some stress out.

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CALDER SCULPTURES

Alexander Calder is a genius and it is no surprise that I love his creative and thought-provoking sculptures.

6. Harlem Toile Glassware

7. Saint and Woman 9. Van Doe Wallpaper

AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERDS:JAXON AND WHEELER. OCEAN LIFE. REYKJAVIK, ICELAND. SNOWBOARDING. HARLEM TOILE GLASSWARE. AMY SHERALD’S PAINTINGS: SAINT AND WOMAN. CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT. VAN DOE WALLPAPER. HUDSON VALLEY, LIVINGSTON. TENNIS. CALDER SCULPTURES: ANTENNAE DOTS.

One of my favorite pass times. Who doesn’t love connecting with nature on these beautiful animals?


FIND DIMENSIONS, PRICE, AND MORE OF THE COLLECTION AT RHMODERN. BEN SOLEIMANI. BROOKLYNN BAILEY.

Ben Soleimani partnered with Interior Designer Brooklynn Bailey to produce this rug collection, Cella. The natural color tones and multiple layers, depth, and texture makes this rug perfect for any space. www.rhmodern.com 2 ELLE DECOR


WHAT’S HOT 1/ CIRCA 1950 This beautiful 1950’s bar cart from Italy is solid, stained mahogany with French polish. Attributed to Cesare Lacca, this cart has polished brass bottle holders, wheels, and handle. The subtle glass shelf pairs beautifully to add a soft feature to a sturdy object. This stunning piece is currently being auctioned off at $5,777 on www.1stdibs.com 2/ CRYSTAL OWLS Designed in 1995 by Marie-Claude Lalique, this clear crystal was handcrafted in France. As part of the Owl Highball Glass collection this elegant drink ware will stand out on any table. The glass itself holds up to 6.76 oz of liquid and is 4.72” h. x 2.91” d. Each glass is selling for $380 on www. lalique.com 3/ PAIRS TOILE PEDESTAL Originally in a home in Versailles, France, this rare Porcelain of Paris pedestal sink in black and white toile includes its original Louis XVI style nickel faucet. Depictions of eighteenth century hunting scenes and French country life adorn the bowl and the pedestal. Acanthus leaves form the faucet and the two handles bear classic Louis XVI motifs. The sink is marked Porcelaine de Paris France Fonde en 1773 (founded in 1773). This classical statement piece is selling for $2,995 and found on www.1stdibs.com

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4/ MODERN TABLE Darryl Carter’s Fold Rectangle Dining Table is shown with a whitewashed mahogany top with a white powder-coated steel base. This furniture piece really showcases Darryl’s keen use of composition, proportion, and scale. The table resonates with the familiarity of traditional form but nods toward a modernistic approach with the sculptural base. Check out more of Carter’s stunning work on darrylcarter.com 5/ KOYA TABLE Using a proprietary technical method, these unique side tables are composed of driftwood slices suspended in clear acrylic. Beautiful as a stand alone piece but a truly stunning statement when grouped with the Shizen Table. The Koya table brings nature to your indoors while dual acting as a gorgeous art piece. deringhall.com

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COMPLETLEY CUSTOM WALL COVERING PIECE FROM UPCOMING INTERIOR DESIGNER BROOKLYNN BAILEY

MERMAID ILLUSION

Graham & Brown partnered with Interior Designer Brooklynn Bailey to create this transcendent, mermaid-inspired wall covering. www.grahambrown.com 4 ELLE DECOR


ART GALLERIES IN THE HUDSON VALLEY

Mariette by Leon Smith

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T CLOCKWISE FROM ABOVE: Ngady Mwaash, 1972. Ice Abstract. Migration, 2013.

he Hudson Valley is not only known for its stunning landscapes and fresh markets, but it is also known for some incredible art galleries. The galleries contain artwork, sculptures, historical pieces, and more from around the world and talented artists. A few art galleries to check out when in the Hudson Valley are: Carrie Haddad Gallery, the Neuberger Museum of Art, and G. Steve Jordan Gallery. The Carrie Haddad Gallery is a vibrant, fresh breath of air. It has a variety of items including fun sculptures and paintings as shown to the left. The Neuberger Museum of Art is where you can find treasures from around the world of historical artifacts such as the beautiful African mask Ngady Mwaash meaning “woman of Mwaash aMbooy�. At the G. Steve Jordan Gallery you can view breathtaking landscape and nature photographs and connect to the Hudson Valley.


GOLD RIM, BLACK MATTE PORCELAIN, SILHOUETTE OF BIRDS WITH WATERCOLOR.

“A LITTLE BIRDIE TOLD ME”

You can practically hear these birds chirping as you enjoy a great meal on this elegant, custom plate designed by Interior Designer Brooklynn Bailey. USU Interior Design: Brooklynn Bailey 8 ELLE DECOR


SPOTLIGHT

Black Forest Handmade Cushion in Red Velvet Hand Embroidered with Hunting Scene by Sofina Boutique Kitzbühel. https://www.1stdibs.com

Gravity, 2017 by Rachel Ann Wakefield. https://www.1stdibs.com.

Adnet Style Leather Alarm Clock by Bayard. https://www.1stdibs.com.

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Kinetic Sculpture in a Bottle by Alexander Calder. https://www.etsy.com

Ceramic Koi Figure by Susanne Hollis, Inc. https://deringhall.com

“Autumn IV” by Liz Barber Leventhal https://deringhall.com

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SPOTLIGHT

Release: Flight of Butterflies by an American artist. https://www.1stdibs.com

Horizon Dish by Nisi B Home. https://deringhall.com/horizon-dish

Oud Wood Scented Candle by Mineheart. http://www.mineheart.com

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Fourtitude by Georgina Brett Chinnery. https://www.saatchiart.com

“Lady Berry” by Kari Serrao. http://www.kariserrao.com

Peony Play Sideboard by Jacky Tsai. http://www.mineheart.com

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BY THE POOL

RELAX BY THE POOL, SIP ON COCKTAILS, AND ADMIRE THE HUDSON VALLEY IN THIS DREAMY BACKYARD IN LIVINGSTON, NY. BACKYARD ESCAPE AND COZY POOL HOUSE COMPLETE WITH MICHAEL TAYLOR FURNITURE, A VINTAGE BAR CART AND PLANTERS.

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Michael Taylor outdoor furniture. 1950’s Italian bar cart found on 1stdibs.com


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BROOKLYNN BAILEY 12 THINGS SHE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT 2. Dark Chocolate

As an upcoming Interior Designer, Brooklynn has always felt the importance of finding the beautiful things in every day, every moment, and in everything she sets out to do. Brooklynn loves airy and minimalistic spaces with pops of color through accents in details/decor. Cozy throw pillows and plush blankets paired with wooden accents like end tables and a coffee table are few things she adores. Brooklynn is definitely a designer to keep your eye on. Here are a few things she finds beautiful in life, that bring her joy, and make up a small part of who she is. They inspire her and she states, “as I gather inspiration from many different things and places throughout my life I want to create and leave a beautiful legacy.” BY BROOKLYNN BAILEY 1

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CLAIRE DE LUNE

This song speaks to my soul and is such a beautiful and tranquil piece of music.

5. Aspen trees 8. Camera

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DARK CHOCOLATE

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MY FAITH

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MY LOVED ONES

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ASPEN TREES

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VENICE, ITALY

I could eat dark chocolate every day and come on, who doesn’t love chocolate?!

People are the most important things in this world. The memories I make with my loved ones are what I’ll take with me forever. Nature is my escape. I feel grounded and rejuvenated when out observing the beauty nature has to offer. Everything about Venice is beautiful to me! The architecture of the buildings (on the water none the less), colors, and charming atmosphere. It’s breathtaking.

7 VO5 HOT OIL

I have used this on my hair for forever and I swear by it! I love how it revives my hair.

12. Saarinen Table

11. Volleyball

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SUCCULENTS

I am always documenting the things that inspire me, that I love. To have a moment captured in time that I can reflect on is so special to me. These are one of my favorite decor details. They are bright and fresh, not to mention in cute little pots.

10 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU This hilarious romcom is iconic and is always a favorite of mine to watch.

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One of the hobbies I love to relieve stress and have a good time!

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SAARINEN TABLE

From the time I learned about Eero Saarinen’s table in design I fell in love. It is simple elegance.

6. Venice, Italy

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9. Succulents

10. 10 Things I Hate About You

CLAIRE DE LUNE. DARK CHOCOLATE. MY RELIFION/MY FAITH. MY LOVED ONES: FAMILY AND FIANCÉE. ASPEN TREES. VENICE, ITALY. V05 HOT OIL. A CAMERA. SUCCULENTS. 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU. VOLLEYBALL. SAARINEN TABLE. I GAIN INSPIRATION FROM EVERYTHING AROUND ME AND GREAT DESIGNERS THAT CAME BEFORE.

One of the most important things to me. This shapes who I am, how I go throughout life, and reminds me to be charitable.


Elle Decor//Sheila Bridges by Brooklynn Bailey  

Elle Decor magazine I did featuring Sheila Bridges' Hudson Valley home designed by me, Brooklynn Bailey.

Elle Decor//Sheila Bridges by Brooklynn Bailey  

Elle Decor magazine I did featuring Sheila Bridges' Hudson Valley home designed by me, Brooklynn Bailey.

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