The New York Apartment of Hamish Bowles

I am always excited when the midnight blue wrapped World of Interiors appears in my mailbox.  The November issue has me spellbound and poring over every page, particularly those pertaining to the New York apartment of Vogue’s international editor at large, Hamish Bowles…

Hamish Bowles in World of Interiors

The architect/decorators Roberto Peregalli and Laura Sartori Rimini are the design force behind the transformation of the apartment that Mr. Bowles refers to as “forlorn…with electric wiring hung in swags, ribboned with gaffer tape; layers of net curtains were clotted with grime.”

Oh I love the library with the tufted Sister Parish sofa and the William IV settee both upholstered in silk velvet…

Hamish Bowles in World of Interiors

the double doors are a bit of a  illusion with the lower left door opening to an entrance hall and the right side onto a mirrored wall…

Hamish Bowles in World of Interiors

you know that I adore a dining room doing double duty providing a space for reading…

Hamish Bowles in World of Interiors

this may be my favorite kitchen ever – it reminds me of a galley kitchen we had in our first house…

Hamish Bowles in World of Interiors

The lilac sprig document chintz (now discontinued) was procured at a Stark remnant sale and gave inspiration for the master bedroom.  I have always loved a quilt on my bed, probably because it reminds me of my grandmothers and I love using the quilts that they both made…

Hamish Bowles in World of Interiors

a turkish dressing gown hangs on the bedroom door…

Hamish Bowles in World of Interiors

if you’re looking for me this weekend, I’ll be hiding behind my November World of Interiors…

Cammie

 photography for the article all by Simon Upton

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