quietly modern in style, the new linen closet (left) is out of the way, yet works like an extension of the
new guest bathroom, putting bath towels and toiletries within easy reach. In the new bathroom, (right)
wallpaper with a small repeat is in keeping with the historic look of the room’s detailed molding.
floor tiles, which have traditional overtones yet
look fresh and modern next to polished chrome
fixtures. A three-sided glass shower unit fits
smartly into a corner, giving the illusion of
openness and more space.
“That small guest bath was a giant sur-
prise!” says Snyder. “I can actually use the word
‘spacious.’ It’s nice, convenient, and out of
Interior designer Peter Zucco of Design
Complements in Charlestown, Massachusetts,
paper in the guest bath.
“Eric wanted soothing colors, so we went
with a neutral, monochromatic palette, lots of
taupes and beiges,” says Zucco. “I like to pick
multiple tones of the same color for added
“The space is highly comfortable,” says
Snyder. “It feels like a great Marlborough Street
space, but it’s welcoming. Everyone who comes
and looks at it says it feels like it’s me.”
Photograph: Shelly Harrison Photography
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