20 Questions for Steven Sclaroff

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Steven Sclaroff

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Photos by Melanie Acevedo, Courtesy of ELLE Decor

Photos by Melanie Acevedo, Courtesy of ELLE Decor

My Style

If I Weren’t a Decorator I Would Be a: really fast neutrino

Most Inspired By: the fact that there are so many nice strangers

Style Icon: Vivienne Westwood

Go-To Hostess Gift: alcohol

 

Favorites

Movie Interior: the living room in the villa in La Picsine

Album: Cut by The Slits

Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

Cocktail: bourbon neat

Restaurant: Bistro Jeanty, Yountville, CA

Hotel: Le Bristol, Paris

Flower: quince

Photos by Melanie Acevedo, Courtesy of ELLE Decor

Photos by Melanie Acevedo, Courtesy of ELLE Decor

Shop the Look

Photos by Melanie Acevedo, Courtesy of ELLE Decor

Photos by Melanie Acevedo, Courtesy of ELLE Decor

Photos by Melanie Acevedo, Courtesy of ELLE Decor

Photos by Melanie Acevedo, Courtesy of ELLE Decor

RESOURCES

Florist: Miho Kosuda, New York City

Caterer: Made Fresh Daily, New York City

Upholsterer: Jonas, New York City

Favorite Local Shop: Melet Merchantile, New York City

Favorite Shop Abroad: Playmountain, Tokyo

DECORATING

Favorite Paint Color: Mythic Paint 141-2 Silver Side

Favorite Room to Decorate: living room

Favorite Pattern: Celia Birtwell’s Beasties

Decorating Cheap Thrill: furniture from the curb on big-trash day

Favorite Decorating Trick: Low furniture makes a room look bigger.

You’ll Never See Me Using: fur

Photos by Melanie Acevedo, Courtesy of ELLE Decor

Photos by Melanie Acevedo, Courtesy of ELLE Decor

The things I like have a combination of attractive design character about them and a quality to their fabrication.

— Steven Sclaroff

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2 Responses to “20 Questions for Steven Sclaroff”

  1. Nancy Pennebaker says:

    Saw it and was taken aback…then loved it. Good color balance and eclectic fabric choices. Different. Good.

  2. boofinky says:

    reminds me of the early 1970s

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