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Ritz-Carlton Showcase Apartment by Julia Wong

Exploring the intersection of design, art, and technology

Written by Rebecca Christian
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    Photography: Werner Straube
    Produced by Hilary Rose & Jo Ann McVicker

    Interior design: Julia Wong, lead designer, and Angelina Briggs, senior designer, Julia Wong Designs, 4349 Park Vicente, Calabasas, CA 91302; 818/223-8886, .
    Kitchen design: Mick De Giulio, De Giulio Kitchen Design, 1121 Central Ave., Wilmette, IL  60091; 847/256-8833, .
    Flowers: H. Bloom, 312/846-1194, .

    Photography: Eddie Wolfl Photography, .
    Photo framing: Elite Art Framing, 818/785-1616, .
    Art (by Bradford Stewart): Bradford Stewart Contemporary Art Gallery, 310/922-1747, .
    Quote from JFK: design and graphics from Julia Wong Designs, 818/223-8886, .
    Wallpaper and printing: Wolf Gordon, 800/347-0550, .
    Paint (“Simply White” #OC-117): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, .

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    Double chaise (by Julia Wong Designs): Mortise & Tenon, 323/937-7654, .
    Area rug: Rexx Rug, 773/281-8800, .
    Petrified wood table; crosses on window ledge (silver-plated Ethiopian crosses on lucite base): Berbere World Imports, 310/842-3842, .
    Floor lamp (“Bard’s Floor Lamp”#542): Ironies, 510/644-2100,.
    Drapery (“Chinon Silk Weave”/Moonstone #65122): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, .
    Fabrication: Ilona Imperial Draperies, 818/840-8811.
    Drapery hardware: Xentric Drapery Hardware, 818/365-0042, .
    Cabinet to right of chaise (“Heron Tallinn Cabinet,” with silver-leafed doors and antique bronze base, custom #716): Ironies, 510/644-2100, .
    Sculpture on pedestal (Knot #49, patinated steel with linseed oil finish, by Damon Hyldreth): Damon Hyldreth 415/236-2362, .
    Paint (“Simply White” #OC-117): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, .

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    Sectional sofa (by Julia Wong Designs): Mortise & Tenon, 323/937-7654, .
    Sofa fabric (“Luxury Velvet”/Pumice); beige throw pillows (“Madryn Raffia”/Smoke); purple throw pillows (“Lineas”/Amethyst): Robert Allen/Beacon Hill, 800/333-3777, .
    Wing chair (by Julia Wong Designs): Mortise & Tenon, 323/937-7654, .
    Wing chair fabric (“Shock Wave”/Platinum, Jet #54860): Schumacher, 800/523-1200,.
    Coffee table; end table: Julia Wong Designs for Mortise & Tenon, 323/937-7654, .
    Table lamp (“Strider Floor lamp”/Natural Brass #544): Ironies, 510/644-2100, .
    Petrified wood table: Berbere World Imports, 310/842-3842, .
    Area rug (“Sky”/Antique Gold #ANTGLD): Tufenkian Carpets, 312/329-9705, .
    Oil painting (by Bradford Stewart): Bradford Stewart Contemporary Art Gallery, 310/922-1747, .

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    Table (“London Dining Table,” by Julia Wong Designs); dining chairs (by Julia Wong Designs): Mortise & Tenon, 323/937-7654, .
    Chair fabric (“Silk Mohair”/Wisteria Mist): Robert Allen/Beacon Hill, 800/333-3777, .
    Chandelier (“4-tier Jaeger”/agated finish silver leaf #526): Ironies, 510/644-2100..
    Drapery (“Chinon Silk Weave”/Moonstone #65122); Roman shade (“Lompret Linen Herringbone”/Chalk #65302): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, .
    Fabrication: Ilona Imperial Draperies, 818/840-8811.
    Black-and-white photographs: Eddie Wolfl Photography, .
    Photo framing: Elite Art Framing, 818/785-1616, .
    Paint (“Simply White” #OC-117): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, .

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    Bench (custom, by Julia Wong Designs); side table (by Julia Wong Designs): Mortise & Tenon, 323/937-7654, .
    Table lamp (“Harlan Chiseled Glass/Brass Lamp, with pewter shade, metallic silver sheer lining/diffuser #46397-459): Arteriors Home, 877/488-8866, .
    Vase: Lalique, 800/993-2580, .
    Picture frame on table: Bloomingdales, 312/440-4460.
    Black-and-white photograph: Eddie Wolfl Photography, .
    Photo framing: Elite Art Framing, 818/785-1616, .
    Wall and ceiling paint (“Waynesboro Taupe” #1544): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, .
    Decorative wall finish: Faux Design Studio, 630/627-1011, .
    Drapery (“Celestial Sheer”/Silver #264420): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, .
    Fabrication: Ilona Imperial Draperies, 818/840-8811.
    Light fixture (“Biarritz”/Mecca  Silver): Niermann Weeks, 212/319-7979, .
    Carpet (“Simplicity Abyss”/Pewter): Rexx Rug, 773/281-8800,.
    Mirror (“Greylock Shagreen Floor Mirror”/Clear, with frame color, “Smoke” #219): Ironies, 510/644-2100, .
    Custom closet system: California Closets, 888/336-9707, .
    Fashion wardrobe: Neiman Marcus Chicago, 800/642-4480, .

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    Vanity; hardware:  De Giulio Kitchen Design, 847/256-8833, . Countertops and backsplash: Acorn Tile Co., 773/463-5608.
    Wallpaper (“Stingray”/Pepper #STY 7-7062): Wolf Gordon, 800/347-0550, .
    Sink: Kallista, 888/452-5547, .
    Faucets: Dornbracht, 800/774-1181, .

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    Wall paint (“Apparition” #860); ceiling and trim paint (“Simply White” #OC-117): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, .
    Decorative wall finish behind bed (custom): Faux Design Studio, 630/627-1011, .
    Bed (by Julia Wong Designs): Mortise & Tenon, 323/937-7654, .
    Mattress (by Julia Wong Designs): Dream by CCM, 866/838-5620, .
    Headboard fabric (“Amherst Satin”/Smoke #55262); drapery (“Aria Moire”/Aqua #51917); bed drapery (“Vionnet Satin”/Mist #50880); quilted duvet fabric (“Thayer Quilted Linen”/Espresso #62154): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, .
    Drapery hardware (Nickel-Plated Collection): Xentric Drapery Hardware, 818/365-0042, .
    Bed linens (by Sferra): Bloomingdales, .
    Patterned pillow shams (“Malvasia”/Colibri #07614-003, by Rubelli Venezia): Donghia, 914/662-2377, .
    Fabrication of drapery and bedding: Baird’s Drapery Services, 312/226-3300, .
    Carpet (“Simplicity Abyss”/Pewter, Simplicity Collection): Rexx Rug, 773/281-8800, .
    Bedside tables (by Julia Wong Designs): Mortise & Tenon, 323/937-7654, .
    Table lamps (“Maize Antique Silver Lamp” #DK46004-238, by Laura Kirar, custom shades): Arteriors Home, 877/488-8866, .

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    Mirror: Berbere World Imports, 310/842-3842, .

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    Drapery trim (“Melrose Molded Fringe”/Natural #MF4001-1): Schumacher, 800/523-1200,.

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    Cabinetry (“SieMatic BeauxArts”/Ebony walnut with Polished Nickel hardware): Giulio Kitchen Design, 847/256-8833, .
    Countertop/backsplash (White Bulgarian Limestone with honed finish): Acorn Tile Co., 773/463-5608.
    Sink: Kallista, 888/452-5547, .
    Faucets: Dornbracht, 800/774-1181, .
    Wall paint (“Olympic Mountains” #971); ceiling and trim paint (“Simply White” #OC-117): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, .
    Television mirror (“Deco Lumination Series in Bolero Lighting pattern): Seura, 920/857-9069, seura.com. Through Integrisys, 312/432-9800, .
    Photography: Eddie Wolfl Photography, .
    Photo framing: Elite Art Framing, 818/785-1616, .

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    Custom decorative wall finish: Faux Design Studio, 630/627-1011, .
    Sink and washstand: Kallista, 888/452-5547, .
    Faucets: Dornbracht, 800/774-1181, .
    Towel bar: Kallista, .
    Towels: Bloomingdales, .

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