In this Long Island home, slim-legged chairs, tables and a modern tripod lamp balance a weightier upholstered sofa and chair.
"Steven Gambrel is one of the most talented designers out there today," says Erin Gates, a Boston interior designer and author of the popular Elements of Style blog. "This room’s colour scheme and mix of modern and traditional elements is at once cosy and high style. His ability to make a room cohesive but not boring is something I try to emulate on a daily basis."
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