The Great Winter White Room (Francesco Lagnese)

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With walls and ceiling painted Benjamin Moore's Winter White (used throughout the house), the voluminous great room of this California home "looks like the skeleton of a whale," designer Myra Hoefer says. The Cassiopeia chandelier from Ironware International, over the dining table, has a celestial scale. Ajax side chairs by Oly are pulled up to the Hollandaise table by Astier de Villatte, who also makes the armoire. These new pieces have a vintage air that blends right in with an 18th-century French bombé chest and a gilded antique barometre.

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