Barbara and René Stoeltie capture the essence of New York’s sophisticated and glamorous elegance, inspiring the reader with profiles of seventeen style setters and their private homes. New York Interiors is an inspirational guide to the eclectic interior style of the Big Apple. The reader is taken on a thrilling exploration of both traditionally designed and strikingly modern interiors, which reflect the city’s dynamism and diversity. New York’s interior design connoisseurs are experts at balancing elements from different cultures and epochs and have contemplated each facet of their homes down to the minutest detail, creating homes that are true havens from the hustle and bustle of the street below. From a luxury apartment with magnificent paneling hung with old master paintings to a glassed-in eagle’s nest perched atop an art deco skyscraper, or a delightful brownstone with a private garden worthy of a picturesque country village, Barbara and René Stoeltie take readers on a personalized journey through seventeen interiors that reflect the diversity and eclecticism of the city’s inhabitants and provide endless inspiration for contemporary interiors.
* > Barbara and René Stoeltie, writer and photographer respectively, have collaborated on over forty art, lifestyle, and interiors books, including Parisian Interiors: Bold, Elegant, Refined (Flammarion, 2011). They have also published articles in numerous prestigious magazines. Manhattan resident Kenneth Jay Lane is a renowned costume jewelry designer and has created bespoke pieces for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Audrey Hepburn.