Family Style on the Upper East Side

Leo, the Gorrivans' family dog, accents the decor in the living room.

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Gorrivan planned the kitchen to look like a streamlined butler's pantry.

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Gorrivan designed the banquette and the lined-oak tables in the dining area.

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The painting over the bedroom chest of drawers is by William Betts.

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The master bedroom's walls are covered in Manila Hemp by Phillip Jeffries.

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Daughter Isabelle's bed linens are made from Lee Jofa's David Hicks fabric. A feather pendant light found by Gorrivan in Paris hangs above the bed.

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France, especially Yves Saint Laurent's Paris home, was another strong influence for the apartment's design, and Gorrivan travels there whenever he can.

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