The Mullers' new kitchen
features a stunning
chandelier from House
of Lights and a threecolumn
with center wine cooler.
the Mullers expect plenty of casual
entertaining to happen.
“Once the wall and the doors
happened, things started to fall into
place,” Muller said.
Four leather club chairs from Restoration
Hardware offer a cozy retreat
atop a cowskin rug from Napa. The
wall’s deep, moss greens contrast
with the rich chocolate of the
chairs. In the space, the traditional
and the contemporary blend well,
as witnessed by a Lladro statue of
Don Quixote, a find from Spain, just
inches away from a bold abstract
that Palencia recommended.
Since Zoey, the shih tzu, and
Bentley, the English bulldog, are
also part of the Muller clan, the
design needed to include the
two. For the great room, Palencia
suggested a sloped arm leather sofa
from Hooker Furniture, known for
quality and durability.
“It is very pet-friendly,” he said.
The sofa faces an 85-inch flat
screen television embedded within
a bespoke niche atop a 100-inch
gas linear fireplace. An 84-inch,
10-blade ceiling fan from the 13.5-
foot coffered ceiling adds a touch of
industrial to the setting.
MADE THE MOVE
From the vantage point of the
entrance, a vista of the home’s
common areas encircles the viewer.
Even the media room, aka Chuck
Muller’s man cave, can be seen. Its
clean, neutral palette is highlighted
by subtly abstract wallpaper with a
hint of copper shimmer.
Some of their furniture made the
move to the new house, including
a leather ottoman Muller’s
grandfather discovered in Egypt
and a former curio cabinet that has
been transformed into a handsome
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>> A pantry can be found behind the Gothic doors in the Muller kitchen.