Interior Design

Rambling Shingle Style Interiors

Architecture by Morgante Wilson Architects

Barrington, Illinois

Intentional focus on natural beauty and understated elegance were the plan for the living areas of this home. Walls in the living room are upholstered with a creamy silk wallpaper from Phillip Jefferies. The sofa is from Montauk and upholstered in a soft cream and grey fabric from Romo. Two salon chairs are upholstered with a mix of fabrics, the outside fabric is a faux suede from Architex and the inside is upholstered in a textured fabric from Holly Hunt.

Dramatic rectangular chandelier was a custom design specifically built for the home's dining room by 2nd Ave. The live-edge dining table was fabricated with a re-purposed piece of wood from one of the surrounding trees, prior to construction. The side chairs are from Kravet and upholstered in a brown/cream fabric from Clarence House. The armchairs are custom fabricated by Park West Furniture Inc. and upholstered with a brown velvet fabric from Carnegie.

Featuring a walnut, butcher-block island counter top & surrounding brushed, black absolute counter tops. The kitchen island pendants are from Visual Comfort & the x-back counter stools are from Pearson & upholstered in a brown/tan basket-weave fabric from Schumacher.

Surrounded by large windows, the breakfast room is located off the kitchen, and features a Bradley and McGuire concrete table with Baker dining chairs which are upholstered with a soft but durable brown velvet from TDC.

Centrally located & flanked between two large window walls with access to the house, the family room is anchored with a natural, braided-sisal rug from Merida, which complements & enhances the openness & natural lightness of the space and enhances the sand-color stone surrounding the family room & dining room fireplace.

The octagonal office's desk top was fabricated with reclaimed wood, from the land the home sits upon. Green wallpaper from Pollack, doubles as a cork board near the built-in shelving unit. The center table was purchased from Oly and the office chairs were upholstered with fabric from Pollack and Calvin.

This circular office with two-story windows features a rug is a custom-designed hair-hid rug from Yerra and the leather side chairs from Baker. The unique X-shape desk is a custom-designed piece which was built by Rustic Elements. The use of re-purposed wood was an important design factor, and was sourced fromsurrounding trees that was removed during construction. The mesh chandelier was custom designed to complement the geometry of the room, fabricated by 2nd ave.

A built-in bench and loose seat cushion upholstered in a grey chevron fabric from Opuzen and fabricated by Park West Furniture Inc. is convenient mudroom seating.

Designed with extra tall ceilings and corner windows to maximize the amount of natural light throughout the Master bedroom. A warm-brown, chevron-patterned rug from Kravet, lounge chairs from Lee Industries are upholstered in a combination of cream velvet from Opuzen featuring cream leather piping from Keleen Leathers. The square side table has a faux-shagreen-wrapped top which appears to be floating above a black metal base from Made Goods. The small table next to the door-wall is a custom-designed and built by Rustic Elements and its side chair is from Oly.

An 8-person bunk room with built-in bunks painted with Benjamin Moore Hale Navy is perfect for sleepovers, a rustic barn door also painted in Hale Navy on sliding barn-door tracks,allows for privacy. Light is provided with individual wall sconces are from Robert Abbey.