Free Southern Rhode Island
2015 Vacation Guide
Serene Beauty , day & night
Photo credit: John Woodmansee
because there is no headboard, the wall behind the bed in the master
bedroom needed to make a statement. Najnigier chose Intertwined, a
wallcovering by Phillip Jeffries, to add the texture she craves.
In the living room, a Phillip Jeffries wallcovering called Quartz in the Lost City of
Silver shimmers, sending small reflections
of mica through the room. A Varaluz recycled steel-mesh spherical light fixture hangs
above an Eero Saarinen dining table. The custom television console combines a white lacquered top with a weathered wood base that
balances modern sleekness with a rugged element. The sectional sofa has shades of deep
mint, rust, and taupe, as does the shag rug.
Both play off the deep-mint steel frames of
the windows and the teak tones of the kitchen.
A hallway leads to the guest bedroom and
bath and master suite. Here, again, Najnigier
reworked the existing space into a more efficient layout. By reconfiguring the hall, she
created a larger laundry room and extended
the guest bathroom.
The guest bedroom was to welcome the
Najnigiers’ sons when they visited, so it holds
two full-size beds. To accommodate them, a
bulky walk-in closet was replaced with a narrower wall closet that had been part of the
adjacent master bedroom.