New home results in a stylish compromise
Written by: Joan Pearlstein Dunn / Photos by: Craig Thompson
When Lee and Keith decided to combine two homes into one, they began the project with a lot of preliminary homework. Both men had lived in their own places for 20 years, and both had infinitely different styles. “Mine was more traditional, and Lee’s was a little more transitional,” says Keith.
Resources: Interior designer and draperies: Jim Checkeye, Evelyn James Interiors, Inc.; Architect and builder: Montgomery and Rust; Kitchen and bathroom designer: Nancy Sudsina, Leggett Kitchens; Fireplace surround: Don Montgomery; Hardwood flooring: Liberty Oak, Bruce Flooring; Hardwood and carpet installation: A&S Carpet Collections; Plumbing supplier: Crescent Bath and Kitchens; Sound system: Control4, X1 Systems; Cabinetry: National Forest Products; Window blinds: Peerless Wall & Window Covering; KITCHEN AND GREAT ROOM: Countertops: Solarius granite, Dente Classic and Exotic Stone; Backsplashes: Honed travertine; glass, A&S Carpet Collection; Sinks: Houzer; Faucets: Kohler Simplice (kitchen); Elkay (bar); Lighting: Tech Lighting Mono-rail Pendants; Van Teal chandelier; Appliances: GE Monogram ovens, dishwasher, cooktop; Jenn-Air refrigerator; Scotsman wine cooler; Vent-A-Hood range hood, supplied by Hillmon Appliance; Fireplace: Heat-n-Glow; DINING ROOM: Carpet: Weisshouse; Chandeliers: Fine Art Lamps; Wall stripes: Sam Blancato; Mirror: Chelsea House; FIRST FLOOR BATHROOM: Countertops: Black Morgan granite, Dente; Faux painting: Antique Red Leather Finish, Kevin Sullivan; Chandelier: Castilian; MASTER BATHROOM: Quartz countertops: Zodiac Cygnus Pearl; Flooring, vanity walls and shower: Durango travertine; Toilet, sinks and sink faucets: Kohler; Bathtub: Bain Ultra Thermo Masseur; Bathtub faucet: Grohe; Shower faucet and control system: Kohler DTV system; Sink lighting: Rapunzel sconces, Top Brass Lighting;
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