"In a corner of the room, there's a Regency breakfast table that we painted to look like a green faux-tortoise. When you take a staid piece of furniture and put an unusual finish on it that's brash yet sophisticated, it feels modern and American," he says.
A tall screen in 's felt Vilano completes the cozy corner.
Redd was "channeling great English bedrooms" in the master. He started with the antique Coromandel screen, which inspired the subdued palette. The painted faux-horn bedposts support a canopy made from Holbrook cream silk satin.
"Not everything has to scream color at you. I was inspired by the Coromandel screen, which was one of the first things we bought — we built the room around it."