explains Vicente wolf. "part of the process is to guide them "we wanted to keep the original french tudor-style building we
and give them a sense of why things are being done a certain bought here, but its foundation wouldn't support the extension
way." listening to the prolific designer describe his conceptual we needed." the couple sought Connecticut architect Jason
approach to each project is just the beginning. the more time Chai of Cs architecture to design an entirely new family home
one spends in a wolf interior, the more one appreciates its that still honored the original aesthetic. for the interior, the pair
balanced, refined nature. "i blend and create an environment, turned to wolf—which proved to be an inspired decision. the
both minimal and restrained, often using ethnic elements that designer is famous for his sophisticated, modern sensibilities, and
soften the space, giving it a sense of humanity and comfort."
during his thirty-five-year career in the business, he has brought his
after looking through piles of shelter magazines and enthusiasm for world travel, collecting and photography into the
decorating books, a couple in new York's westchester County design mix.
chose the multifaceted wolf to create the right look for their
arriving at a gravel forecourt, where minimalist landscaping by
new home. "i couldn't imagine raising three boys in the city," says James doyle acts as a smart background for the house, one is