Color Works

Interior designer Barrie Benson works like an archaeologist. She knows how to dig a little deeper, to use what's treasured, and to celebrate the stuff of life. See how she reveals the best of this New York apartment with color and an unlikely mix of furnishings.

Living room with pink area rug, blue sofa, and wicker chair
Collage of home products including colorful fabrics, accent chairs, and flower art photo

Color Works Section 1 Products

  1. Antique Pearl 2113-70, price varies;

  2. Sofa was designed by Barrie Benson and made with Schumacher Sophia Velvet and Samuel and Sons French Piping.

  3. Lumbar pillow covered with Jim Col. 7 fabric in Cardinal, price varies;

  4. Sofa pillows covered with Tracy Large Blotch Flower fabric, price varies;

  5. Vintage slipper chairs upholstered with Clarence House Hedgehog Putty Black fabric, price varies;

  6. Pillows on slipper chairs covered in Jacquet Nina Campbell NCF4224-02 fabric, price varies;

  7. Sunset painting is by Wolf Kahn.

  8. Red Poppies by Donald Sultan, $4,000;

  9. Original rug is from Nazmiyal. Similar item featured, $542;

  10. Original side table is from homeowner's collection. Similar item featured, $99;

  11. Original coffee table is from homeowner's collection. Similar item featured, $489;

  12. Artwork by Alexandra Penny.

  13. Caned chair is vintage. Similar item featured, $799;

  14. Caned chair cushion upholstered with Khao Yai fabric in Orchid, price varies;

  15. Samarkand Ikat II in Ruby, price varies;

  16. Fireplace cover is custom with polished brass footings and tempered glass screen.

  17. Fibreworks Sisal Rug, from $189;

  18. English Regency Tilt-Top Dining Table (ebonized), $5,940;

  19. Hoffmann armchair in Natural, $445;

  20. Oscarine Lucite bar cart, $698;

Collage of home products including artwork, decor, furniture, and paint. photo

Color Works Section 2 Products

  1. Similar item featured, price varies;

  2. Oscarine Lucite bar cart, $698;

  3. Perspective CSP-5, price varies;

  4. Original cushion is from Duralee. Similar item featured, $199;

  5. Similar color featured, price varies;

  6. Worlds Away table, $1,728;

  7. Hoffman side chair, $383;

  8. Geometric ceiling light, $100;

  9. Still Gallery, View Between, 4 Reds, and Thread Line artwork by Kate Shepherd, price varies;

  10. Original duvet cover and shams are from Hamburg House. Similar item featured, $29–$199;

  11. Similar item featured, $499;

  12. Robert Allen Draperies in Valemont Spa, $137;

  13. Original trim is in in Manuel Canovas fabric. Similar item featured, price varies;

  14. Roman shade, price varies;

  15. Quiet Moments 1563, price varies;

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