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Can you tell us a bit about how you found the storefront and what the space was like pre-renovation? How does the architecture complement the pieces for sale?

The site came on the market (quietly) and we were really taken by the opportunity afforded by the unusual space. There just isn’t anything in the neighborhood that compares. We’ve got a lot of exposure from the street, which brings in natural light and the front room. With the double height ceiling, it's a dramatic backdrop for our products. Prior to our renovation, the front and back were completely disconnected. We took the dividing wall down and opened up the space to bring some of the light and air deeper in the store. And from a programming perspective, we wanted to showcase pieces from the home in the areas that they would be used, so we designed “rooms” with basic functions: kitchen, bath, and living.
The formal lounge plays host to Angelucci’s collection of mid-century modern furniture. A pair of Leather Sling chairs by Aussie-born sculptor Clement Meadmore sit under the window; a black Snoopy lamp by Achille Castiglioni for Flos is on the mantle.
“In the colder months we snuggle up in front of the wood stove and look out to the adjoining farms,” 

says Horne. As exemplified by the floor plan, the modules were designed “to keep some flexibility 

in how the house was used and were also a response to the site itself,” she says.
The living room features an Equation sofa and Bi-Pod stool, both from Roche Bobois, atop a 1970s Siberian wolf carpet. Through online sleuthing, Roche found the red Boris Tabacoff chair at an Austrian gallery. The chandelier is vintage. Roche’s most-recent acquisitions include the traditional African masks, which he likes for their “aesthetic purity, the beauty of their forms.”
The living area features a custom Viesso sofa with an FSC-certified frame and a stuffing of all-natural latex. It was recovered in Bella-Dura, a 100 percent American-made technical fabric, woven using a proprietary polyolefin fiber. The rug is from CB2 and the window covering is from The Shade Store.