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Inside the Oh-So Stylish Home of a Young Designer

On a steamy July morning in 2015, Grace Rosenstein and her husband drove an overstuffed U-Haul 800 miles from Chicago to their new apartment on the Upper East Side. “It was a fun surprise and an adventure to move to New York,” recalls the decorator, who opened her eponymous firm the same year.

 
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the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala

"It all started with lemons," says Rosenstein of the fresh table she devised for Serena & Lily, whose jumping-off point was a citrus-patterned wallpaper by the brand in which Rosenstein wrapped her guests' party favors. "I wanted the table to incorporate the theme while remaining understated. I treated the table like I would any space I design, incorporating a blend of textures and layers of material. 

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3-D Wall Treatments That Transform a Room

Grace E. Rosenstein, a designer who recently moved from Chicago to New York, with its plethora of cookie-cutter apartments, finds 3-D wall coverings “add dimension and interest to a room lacking architectural detail.” Taken by the grid of raised metallic dots in Phillip Jeffries’s Rivets line of wallpapers. She used the wall covering’s metal details as a jumping off point, adding other reflective elements—a bronze hexagonal lantern and a silver-gilt mirror—to animate the room.