Designer Suzanne Rheinstein could love a sure formality however her rooms are something however stiff. Exuding a relaxed class, they’re a timeless tackle consolation and luxurious infused with character and a contemporary and understated aptitude. And nowhere is her much-admired model extra evident than in Suzanne’s personal Los Angeles house. Right here an easy mixture of antiques, artwork and ornamental objects resonate inside delicate palettes and an excellent consideration to element, proportions and texture. Please be a part of Susanna and me for a go to with Suzanne at her stunning Hancock Park house.
Suzanne’s childhood roots in New Orleans established her lifelong love of historical past, homes, gardens and gracious dwelling. And whereas her house radiates a refined sophistication, it has hosted a long time of exuberant entertaining and now three generations of household life, which Suzanne relays with an enthusiastic twinkle in her eye.
With a deep love of structure, interiors and gardens, Suzanne’s travels and research have knowledgeable her designs with authenticity and appropriateness (in my thoughts, a a lot undervalued high quality in interiors at present). In her entry corridor, for instance, the grosgrain trim across the architectural parts, impressed by the gold fillet element in lots of English nation homes, feels contemporary and but applicable for her Georgian revival house.
Suzanne’s nice love of gardens and flowers may be seen not solely in her lush again yard
however all through the home, the place she brings the outside in, placing to nice use her assortment of antiques and ornamental equipment. Suzanne’s much-missed Los Angeles store Hollyhock, was a beloved design vacation spot for essentially the most stunning choice of high quality house furnishings, artwork and antiques.
Her ardour for gardens additionally extends into her material collections for Lee Jofa – some choices from her current third assortment, under. Referencing archival block printed linens and vintage textiles, they’re an up to date (and extra reasonably priced) model for at present, good for each conventional and extra up to date settings.
all pictures by Stacey Bewkes for Quintessence
So thanks Suzanne – you might be an inspiration – not just for stunning interiors but additionally as an exemplary ambassador for gracious, unpretentious dwelling.