Breaking With Tradition-Foyer

Foyer | The foyer is both grand and understated. Designer Tere Bresin chose the chandelier to complement both points of view. “Sometimes people put really ornate chandeliers in spaces like […]

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Breaking With Tradition-Living Room

The art over the fireplace in the living room is traditional but “the color was perfect,” Bresin says. The pieces next to the window are 1954 limited-edition pieces by Matisse.

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Breaking With Tradition-Master Bedroom

The expansive master bedroom feels cozy thanks to a warm color palette. The window treatments are blackout curtains that open and close at the touch of a button.

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Breaking With Tradition-Family Room

The family room sofa, taken from the previous residence, was given a new lease on life with contemporary upholstery. The art over the sofa is a color study, the perfect […]

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Breaking With Tradition-Closet

Closet | A crystal chandelier ups the glamour quotient in the master bedroom closet. “That’s what the room was screaming for,” the designer says.

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Breaking With Tradition-Breakfast Room

“The wife is an excellent cook,” Bresin notes. “They wanted to be able to have family gatherings and parties in the house.” The large kitchen, with its abundant storage and […]

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Breaking With Tradition-Fireplace

The painting over the fireplace “has special meaning to the wife,” the designer says. The ebony china cabinet is one of Bresin’s favorites. “When I first saw that china cabinet […]

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Breaking With Tradition-Double Queens

Double Queens | Two queen beds boast rich, yet reserved swathes of color in a large guestroom. Bresin says, “I just love the tailored feel of that room.”

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