High/low: Dramatic study
A literature lover's study gets a dark and dramatic makeover that delivers decadence on a budget that's encyclopedia thick or novella thin.
Hand-tufted leather LC 212/80-18 SOFA in Durham Steel, $7,680, oil-on-canvas Bartel Thorvaldsen ARTWORK by Émile Jean-Horace Vernet, $4,200, Ribbehege & Azevedo. Linen/cotton Links ARMCHAIRS in Fretwork Charcoal with legs in Raven, $1,699 each, linen Ikat TOSS CUSHIONS in Marrakesh Graphite with down insert, 20" x 20", $179 each, Italian Cubic SIDE TABLE in Wenge with chrome base, $799, Blonde TABLE LAMP in Limed Washed Wood, $599, The Art Shoppe. Antiqued bronze 5138fbz FLOOR LAMP, $200, Universal Lamp, greatlighting.com. Leather Tay SIDECHAIRS, $2,695 each, alpaca fringed THROW in Light Red, $125, Macau Ming-leg SIDE TABLES in Walnut, $1,555 each, wool Antique Finish RUG in Blue/Ivory, 8' x 10', $8,295, Elte.