A dated mid century modern Clyde Hill home gets a 21st-Century reboot—morphing it into a stylish, view-packed abode.

Residential designer Garret Werner transformed the architecture, interiors and hardscape of Valerie Wasserman and Scott Moore’s midcentury Clyde Hill home.


The Hollywood spotlight shines on these delightful decor highlights.

A Chuck Close photo of Brad Pitt from Heather James Fine Art surveys the breakfast area, which features a Knoll table and Herman Miller chairs, all from Inform Interiors, and a custom banquette in Great Outdoors fabric from Jennifer West.

The dining room’s custom blue wall paint was specially blended. An Oly buffet coordinates with an Emporium Home chandelier that shines light on a custom Urban Hardwoods table, surrounded by Hickory Chair seats covered in Opuzen fabric from Erik Waldorf.

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Smith gave the study a fun 1960s feel. Vintage James Bond posters, found at Maison 24 in Bridgehampton, New York, offer a nod to the husband’s family business. A custom Lucite desk was fabricated by Plexi-Craft.

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The fashion-minded master bedroom sports a gold studded table by Emporium Home, silk-taffeta draperies and a print of Andy Warhol’s Chanel No. 5, framed in acrylic via Delray Art & Framing.

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A 1950s T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings chest of drawers from Karl Kemp Antiques, a gilt-faux bois mirror from Van den Akker Antiques in New York and a luxurious shagreen lamp base from BK Antiques with a custom lampshade from Illumé, both in New York, all help to create an eclectic living room vignette.
mid century The library reflects the hues of the surrounding water. The sofa is from Le Jeune Upholstery and the Ironies bergere from Jerry Pair. A Stark rug anchors the space

mid century Just off the central living room, she called on her signature use of inventive wallpaper to transform an irregularly shaped room into a stylish study with a mural depicting a 1970s image of Chicago’s Playboy Club. “We bought the usage rights to a Slim Aarons photograph, converted it to black and white and sent it to Flavor Paper in Brooklyn to turn it into wallpaper,” Iba says. The end result, she describes, is a look that “screams softly:” interesting without being too loud.

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Lucite barstools from Paston/Rawleigh/Everett pull up to an illuminated bar topped with white onyx from Brewster Marble Co. Behind hangs the owners’ vintage advertising poster or the film Lolita.

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The Saarinen table in the family room occupied the husband’s kitchen when he was growing up in Toronto. The vintage Canadian posters are from D&E Lake Ltd., also in Toronto. The Ide´e chairs were purchased in Tokyo.  mid century
The cabana is dominated by an Andy Warhol Chanel poster, which picks up the pink-and-white Perennials damask on the teak seating from David Sutherland.


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