Overseen by award-winning architectural design firm tonychi, The Carlyle’s reimagined guest rooms and suites are “inspired by the glamour and beauty of Manhattan’s pre-war era, the Upper East Side, and the glamourous guests whose footsteps have graced the hallowed halls of this hotel residence for over ninety years”.
Dorothy Draper (1889 – 1969) was an American interior designer. She was born in Tuxedo Park, New York. Draper’s upper-crust upbringing, Tuxedo Park was one of the first gated communities in the United States. Dorothy’s parents were part of an old New England family with longstanding social connections. Dorothy’s childhood was spent playing in high-ceilinged ballrooms.
This small one-room studio is decorated with lots of white combined with natural materials and warm colours like beige and ochre. This warm palette looks very inviting and unifies the style throughout the space.
My favourite area must be the small white dining area with white bentwood chairs. Perfect for a morning coffee.