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{décor inspiration | a chic townhouse in chicago : by ruthie sommers}

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{décor inspiration | a chic townhouse in chicago : by ruthie sommers}

. . . DE GOURNAY SILK WALLS and Scalamandré velvet sofas and Maison Baguès crystal sconces, gilded mirrors and chandeliers, and custom canopy beds — this Ruthie Sommers designed townhouse in Chicago is as chic as France in the 20’s . . .

{décor inspiration | a chic townhouse in chicago : by ruthie sommers}

{décor inspiration | a chic townhouse in chicago : by ruthie sommers}


A proponent of old-fashioned decorating allied with strong personality and luscious hues, Sommers is known for rooms that are modern in spirit but have a sense of the past.


{décor inspiration | a chic townhouse in chicago : by ruthie sommers}

{décor inspiration | a chic townhouse in chicago : by ruthie sommers}

[photography by francesco lagnese for veranda // quote by mimi read]