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Warm Cabin Dining Area

Antiques dealer Youssef Hasbani has a flair for mixing styles and cultures in his lakeside retreat.

Youssef's cottage is like a lodge, filled with the beautiful objects he loves and collects. In his rustic dining nook, he showcases four vintage hurricane lamps above a rough, nature-inspired cedar pedestal table. Making use of every square inch of the space, he built an L-shaped banquette seat, covered in white terry cloth, which he also uses for storage.

See more great cottage and country rooms in our Cottages & Country Houses gallery, Traditional Cottages gallery, plus see more cottage photos.

  • Photographer: Per Kristiansen
  • Source: House & Home Summer 1997 issue
  • Products: Cedar table, Fiftyone Antiques.
  • Designer: Youssef Hasbani

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