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Wood dining room table, grasscloth wallpaper, ceramic vases and custom fabric chairs.
Custom reading nook located in the family room.

Located in the bustling, residential Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago, Melissa Benham sought to bring a balance of masculine and feminine moments throughout the interiors of this custom-built family home. With a strong exterior presence of the former, Benham's team introduced softer colors, sartorial inspired textures and a powder room wallpaper that influenced the moody accent hues chosen to bring depth to the contemporary space.

Read more about this project in Luxe Interiors + Design magazine.



A view from the formal living room of Winchester II.
The powder room of Wincheter II.
Winchester II's piano located in the formal living room.
The formal living room of Winchester II featuring custom bookshelves, a marble seated fireplace and bright blue couch.
The stairway of Winchester II.
Custom reading nook in the family room of Winchester II.
The kitchen of Winchester II featuring marble countertops and backsplash.
The formal dining room of Winchester II featuring grasscloth wallpaper and custom upholstered dining chairs.
Detail shot of the family room in Winchester II.
Tile detail located in the foyer of Winchester II.
The foyer closet of Winchester II featuring Gucci cat wallpaper.
The office of Winchester II featuring built-in bookshevles and brass hardware.
The primary bedroom of Winchester II featuring a custom bedframe with upholsered walls, brass bench with velvet covering and ball pendant lights.
Boucle lounge chair in the primary bedroom.
Hidden reading alcove in the primary bedroom.
Gucci scarf detail.
Brass sideboard and gilded circle shaped mirror in the primary bedroom.
Stand alone bathtub and fur foot pouf in the primary bathroom.
White double vanity with brass hardware and oval shaped sconces in the primary bathroom.
Pink island with leather hardware detail in the laundry room.
Boucle chair in a basement reading nook.
Pool table in the basement of Winchester II.
Cassette tape wall artwork.
This Must Be The Place illuminated sign in the basement of Winchester II.
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