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says. "Everything in the home is good, with a pedigree. It doesn't all match, but it all works together, and that imperfection is what draws you in." Spearman chose one or two strong elements for each room and let everything else play a supporting role. In the living room, a pair of fine 1940s Fritz Hansen lounge chairs and ottoman from Galerie Novella holds court against a muscular black marble fireplace. A custom slipcovered sectional is large but not overpowering and lets more interesting details of the room come alive, including a large an- tique Moroccan rug and a pair of rustic '70s leather chairs from Sweden. The dining room's drama comes from walls painted in Farrow & Ball Hague Blue. "I like to have at least one dark room in every house," he says. The wall color is an elegant backdrop for a long Holly Hunt table and highly collectable vintage Danish chairs designed by Børge Mogensen. The library is cocooned in the same Hague Blue, setting the stage for such outstanding furnishings as a 1970s burl wood desk from Belgium, a 1960s Pierre Chapo cocktail table and pair of Italian 1950s chairs in Holland & Sherry bouclé, both from Galerie Novella. (Continued) The custom slipcovered sectional anchors the family room without dominating so that other furnishings stand out, including a Moroccan rug, artworks, and Fritz Hansen chairs. The black marble fireplace lends strength. The worn leather Swedish chairs are from Nathan Turner, West Hollywood. The antique library table contrasts with a graphic painting from Reeves Antiques. Pottery lamp from W. Gardner Ltd.

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