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Sunday, July 7, 2013


Brooke Shields's dining room
Brooke Shields collaborated with decorator David Flint Wood and MADE architects on the Manhattan townhouse she shares with her family. Zuber’s Les Lointains pattern evokes an enchanting mood in the dining room, where a tole chandelier is mounted over a vintage marble-top table by Ralph Lauren Home and chairs by Jansen. (March 2012)

Sting's dining room
Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, revamped their early-18th-century London townhouse to accommodate more living and dining space on the lower level. Architect Lee F. Mindel of Shelton, Mindel & Associates worked with restoration architect Anthony Close-Smith on the extensive project. Mindel recalls, “We asked ourselves, ‘How can we make each room seem spacious and connected to the outdoors?’” A large skylight was installed to bring natural illumination to the dining area. (May 2010)

Trey Parker's dining room
South Park co-creator Trey Parker crafted a hilltop haven for his family in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. With designer Michael Rath’s help, Parker was able to meld a Japanese aesthetic with the alpine vernacular of the house, whose dining area offers expansive views of the lush landscape. (May 2010)

Valentino's dining room
At Valentino Garavani’s French estate, Château de Wideville, Portuguese chairs surround a Piedmontese dining table in the winter garden—the fashion designer’s favorite spot at the grand residence. The panel that fills the arched niche is from China, a country that fascinates Valentino and inspired much of the home’s decoration. “When I was in Beijing for the first time, in 1993,” Valentino says, “I saw a collection of old Chinese costumes, and it was one of the great emotional moments of my life.” (October 2012)

Ellen DeGeneres's dining room
The screened porch of Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres’s Beverly Hills estate includes a 19th-century trestle table and wicker armchairs for informal dining. The house was designed by California architecture firm Buff & Hensman and later expanded by decorator Melinda Ritz. (November 2011)

Nina Garcia's dining room

On Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Carlos Aparicio renovated and decorated the Manhattan apartment that fashion editor Nina Garcia’s shares with her family. A ’20s Swedish light fixture from B4 complements a Jean-Michel Frank table and chairs, which are upholstered in a Lee Jofa silk and a Stark striped fabric; the painting is by James Nares, and the Jean Després candelabra are from Karl Kemp Antiques. (October 2012)

Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne's dining room

For their home in Hidden Hills, California, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne worked with close friend Martyn Lawrence Bullard to create an eclectic design that was a dramatic departure from their last house, the gothic abode where they filmed their reality-TV series. A 19th-century French chandelier surmounts a table and chairs designed by Lawrence Bullard; the Directoire-style fireplace is from Exquisite Surfaces. (June 2011)

Carole King's dining room
A Baldwin spinet sits in the rustic dining room of singer-songwriter Carole King’s home in central Idaho. It took nearly two decades for King to transform the circa-1900 ranch into an environmentally friendly residence and recording studio. (December 2009)

Woody Allen's dining room

A chandelier from 145 Antiques accents the dining room of Woody Allen’s townhouse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Designer Stephen Shadleyinfused the home with an elegant mix of American and English country-house style. (November 2008) 

Will Smith's dining room
Will and Jada Pinkett Smith created a family haven near Calabasas, California, with the help of architectStephen Samuelson and interior designer Judith Lance. In the dining room, a custom-made table sheathed in lacquered linen is surrounded by walnut chairs, which are upholstered in a Beacon Hill fabric and accented with bronze-staple detailing; the rug is from Woven Accents. (September 2011)

Gerard Butler's dining room
Actor Gerard Butler created an old-world home in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood with the help of architect Alexander Gorlin and film designer Elvis Restaino. “I wanted something elegant and gorgeous and at the same time rather masculine and raw,” Butler says. A heavy custom-made table is the heart of the 3,300-square-foot loft’s dining area. (May 2010)

Giorgio Armani's dining room
With the help of his design team, Giorgio Armani transformed a 17th-century barn near Saint Moritz, Switzerland, into a luxe retreat. The winter garden’s dining area contains pieces by Armani/Casa, including a table accented with a bronzed-brass base and director’s chairs covered in Bulgarian leather; the room is clad in mahogany, which lends to the masculine feel of the home. (March 2012)

Adam Levine's dining room
Mark Haddawy decorated rock star Adam Levine’s restored 1940s ranch-style house in the Hollywood Hills. A vintage Italian bar cart sits in the sleek dining area beside a French Art Deco cabinet from JF Chen and an Andy Warhol silkscreen; the table is by Florence Knoll, and the chairs are by Arne Jacobsen. (March 2012)

Diane Keaton's dining room
An Ed Mell painting titled Storm Mesas hangs in the dining room of Diane Keaton’s Beverly Hills residence. Keaton worked with friend and designer Stephen Shadley to make the early-1920s structure by architect Ralph Flewelling her own. (November 2008)

Claire Danes's dining room
Eames chairs accompany a table in the dining area of actress Claire Danes’s Manhattan loft, which was designed by Joan Krevlin of BKSK Architects. Drop ceilings, wood beams, and log columns help to define the expansive space. (April 2000)

Elizabeth Taylor's dining room
Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor’s Bel Air, California, dining room contains an octagonal table with bronze candleholders. The late actress redecorated the four-bedroom house, which sits on a wooded acre, in collaboration with interior designer Waldo Fernandez in 2010. (July 2011)

Diane von Furstenberg's dining room
Diane von Furstenberg’s Manhattan penthouseincorporates her bold personal style and love of pattern. Vintage chairs attend to a treelike table, and a portrait by Andy Warhol is displayed beyond. Located above her company’s corporate headquarters, the apartment was designed by the architecture firm WORKac. (March 2012)

Ricky Carmichael's dining room
Motocross driver Ricky Carmichael and his wife, Ursula, who decorated their Tallahassee, Florida, home, fashioned a peaceful escape from the racing world. A wall covering by Osborne & Little lines the dining room of the lakeside house, which was designed by architect Bradley C. Touchstone; a pair of oversize chandeliers hang above the table. (November 2010)

Leonard Lauder's dining room
In the New York brownstone of businessman Leonard Lauder and his late wife, Evelyn, the library doubles as a dining room and gallery for his extensive collection of vintage prints. Designer Marjorie Reed Gordon clad the room’s custom-made Donghia armchairs in an Edelman leather; circa-1900 advertisements by Henri Cassiers for the Red Star Line and posters by Norman Wilkinson for the Ligne Allan cruise ship hang on the walls, along with a 1918 Laurie Tayler poster. (December 2009)

Sheryl Crow's dining room
Sheryl Crow furnished her 1926 Spanish Colonial hacienda in the Hollywood Hills with many items she collected while on tour. The antique dining table was once used in a linen factory, and the light fixture is from the ’30s. (March 2011)

Robert Redford's dining room
A slatted-pine ceiling and brick wall add warmth to the breakfast area in Robert Redford’s Manhattan penthouse, which was decorated by the New York City firm Clodagh. “Just as your art draws on your life, a home should be a distillation of your own memories and experiences,” says Redford. (December 2000)

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher's dining room
A table from the 1930s sits in the light-filled dining room of a Beverly Hills home that was owned by Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher. They had renovated the contemporary house with architecture firm Marmol Radziner and tapped designer Brad Dunning for the interiors. “It’s interesting how things start to call to you,” says Moore. “Pieces from the ’30s to the ’70s were an automatic fit.” (March 2007)

Tina Turner's dining room
Tina Turner’s Mediterranean-style villa in the south of France was decorated by Stephen Sills andJames Huniford. An André Dubreuil table and Ming-style chairs are on display in the dining room, and an antique Japanese vest is mounted on the wall. (March 2000)

Ali Wentworth and George Stephanopoulos's dining room
When actress and comedian Ali Wentworth and her husband, television journalist George Stephanopoulos, relocated from Washington, D.C., to New York City, they enlisted their friend Michael S. Smith to decorate their new apartment. The dining room’s Regency table, ladder-back chairs, and George III sideboard are all made of mahogany; the chairs are upholstered in a Jasper leather. (March 2012) 

Dennis Quaid's dining room
Everage Design fashioned a relaxed retreat for actor Dennis Quaid and his family in Los Angeles’s Rustic Canyon. “We just wanted it to feel like you’re in the country,” says Quaid. The wing chairs are by Gregorius|Pineo. (November 2008)

Robert Duffy's dining room
Marc Jacobs president Robert Duffy called upon architect Stephan Jaklitsch for the renovation of his 19th-century townhouse in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Richard McGeehan, who decorated the home, designed the sophisticated dining room’s mahogany table. The chairs are by Willy Rizzo, the chandelier is by Nesle, and the Regency chinoiserie cabinets, which were fitted with glass fronts in the ’30s, are from Liz O’Brien; the portrait is by E. Ambrose Webster. (October 2012)

Malcolm McDowell's dining room
An extensive folk-art collection is displayed in the 4,500-square-foot house that actor Malcolm McDowell built with his wife, Kelley, north of Los Angeles. Chairs acquired during the family's travels wrap around the dining table, and friction toys are displayed above the french doors, which lead to the pool. (December 2009)

Oliver Stone's dining rooms
Designer Geoffrey Bradfield employed nautical elements in director Oliver Stone’s Manhattan apartment, which overlooks the Hudson River. A pair of hands from a 19th-century Burmese Buddha rest on the table, which doubles as a workspace; the shade is of a Lee Jofa fabric, and custom-made banquettes run the length of the living and dining areas. (November 2010)

Darren Star's dining room
Architect Mark Rios and designer Waldo Fernandez helped TV producer Darren Star revitalize his house—designed in the late 1930s—in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles. A Paul Evans table is surrounded by metal chairs, also by Evans, and Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann rosewood armchairs; the vintage light fixture is by Venini, the artworks are by Mike Kelley (left) and Walead Beshty, and the carpet is by Mansour Modern. (March 2012)

Steve Wynn's dining room
Architects DeRuyter Butler and Glen Ashworth created a desert hideaway for hotelier Steve Wynn adjacent to his hotels and casinos in Las Vegas. Interior designer Roger Thomas opted for a clean and simple scheme that highlights Wynn’s extensive art collection; two Picassos, Le Rêve, left, andNature Morte aux Tulipes, both from 1932, hang on the wall. (April 2009)

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