Thomas O'Brien Elle Decor William Waldron

The 1940’s French-inspired design of the Hallings Secretary by Thomas O’Brien for Hickory Chair Co. anchors the lofty white living space of the designer’s Manhattan home. Black wrought iron window mullions and drapery hardware, in addition to the dark wood of the secretary’s interior, provide subtle contrast in the room’s interplay of black and white.

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Image / via Mark D. Sikes. Photographer: William Waldron. Interior Designer: Thomas O’Brien. /

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Author: Sarah Sarna

Interior Designer and Editor helping intelligent women unlock their style and own it, à la: decorating, fashion, beauty, and beyond.

  • Jessica Allen

    it’s a great article xx