David Easton Modernizes 1920’s Palm Beach Mansion with Floral Rugs

When a couple asked David Easton to restore a dilapidated 1920’s Palm Beach oceanfront landmark mansion, the AD100 decorator chose to bring a comfortable modern vibe to the living areas. “I love the casual feeling here,” the wife is quoted saying in the November 2104 Architectural Digest, “It’s soft and inviting, and our grandchildren can go anywhere.” We take a close look at David Easton’s latest project.


Superstar architect Addison Mizner built the Mediterranean Revival mansion in the early 1900’s for Charles Munn Jr. who was then known as Mr. Palm Beach.


David Easton created a magnificent double height neoclassical entrance hall from which guests have a view straight through the living room to emerald green lawns and sapphire waves. The tapestry is 16th century Flemish.


A cream, rose and blue and yellow walls create a welcoming and elegant atmosphere in the living room.


A blue and gold oriental rug inspired by a brings a stately ambiance to the wood paneled library.


Detail view of a blue and gold textured Savonnerie rug inspired by a 16th century Spanish rug.


A brown and Axminster rug in a red floral trellis pattern and green and white Chinoiserie wallcovering create a cheerful and welcoming feeling in the dining room.


A and green and white gingham drapery create a joyful mood in the guest bedroom.


A detail view of the.


Hedges and Jasmine covered trellises lend a peaceful air to the pool.


A cut and loop white neoclassical rug, gold French chairs and floral wall covering create a lively and calming atmosphere in the master bedroom.

Images courtesy Architectural Digest where you can learn more about this house.

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