Standing at the Union Square farmers' market, the cast iron arches of the former headquarters of Tiffany and Company always made me swoon. This week, I had the pleasure of viewing them from the inside out.
The 19th century manufacturing, office and showroom space has been transformed into a monument to large-scale living. The 16-foot ceilings are enough to stop one dead in their tracks.
Vicente Wolf thoroughly assumed his role as designer for the 36-unit building. He took on everything from doorknobs to sink fixtures to the pool in the basement.
Yes, it's house porn taken to a new level, but it's good to be informed of the extremes! There's always an idea to borrow and apply to one's own home.
- • Moroso Furniture for most of the rooms
• West Elm for children's bedroom
• Witzenhausen Gallery loaned all the art
Images: Jill Slater