Francesca Connolly

“I like boring things.”
– Andy Warhol

Francesca Connolly’s House
Brooklyn, NY

The Steven Harris–overhauled brownstone where I live in Brooklyn Heights with one husband and three children.



Above: Dining table made from two vintage Eames bases with a custom top by Engberg Design. Eames molded plastic Eiffel side chairs from Design Within Reach. Sideboards designed by architect Steven Harris.

Francesca Living Room

Above: Custom sofa through Interiors by George and Martha in Brooklyn; small 1940s club chairs from 1stDibs. Moon Table with mercury glass top and steel base by Ochre. Pair of French glass chandeliers from Vincent Mulford in Hudson, NY. Hollywood Regency Lucite lamps, try eBay or 1stDibs


Above: Charles Sofa designed by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia. Overhead light fixture by David Weeks. T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Amoeba coffee table.



Above: Taraxacum Suspension Light by Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni for Flos; available from Lumens. Mirror Image Sofa from Lost City Arts. Floor light by David Weeks. Robert Best Bestlite bl5 Wall Lamp from Unica Home.


Above: Custom shower enclosure and sink cabinet by Steven Harris Architects.


Above: Back porch with layered kilims and vintage textiles from Layla.