Celebrity Homes | Sir Elton John and David Furnish’s home in Beverly Hills
Congratulations to Sir Elton John and David Furnish on their wedding this weekend. Sir Elton John (seated on a marble chair by artist Ai Weiwei) and David Furnish at their 1960s Beverly Hills, California, residence, which was decorated by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
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A vibrant digital print by Jeremy Blake sets the chromatic tone in the living room, which is anchored by a Willy Rizzo–style pink-lacquer cocktail table by Lawson-Fenning; vintage sconces flank the mantel, crafted of Corian by DuPont, and a David LaChapelle photograph hangs on the far wall. Bullard designed the club chairs—upholstered in a Mongolian-lamb fabric from Mimi London—and Vladimir Kagan–inspired sofas. The chinchilla throw is by Loro Piana, and the aluminum side table is from Ligne Roset; the carpet is a prototype design by Bullard for the Rug Company.
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The lacquered partial wall that divides the living and family rooms hosts a neon work by Tracey Emin; paintings by Keith Haring are displayed nearby.
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Bullard conceived the family room’s wall shelves and sofa (with integrated white-lacquer shelves). The black and gray pillow fabrics are by Schumacher; a hemispherical Barovier & Toso vase rests atop the custom-made table by Lawson-Fenning.
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The dining area features a vintage Paul Evans table with a customized glass top and Bullard-designed chairs; the vases are by Lalique and Venini, and the photographs in the background are by Richard Caldicott.
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The dining room’s vintage pieces include a Georg Jensen pendant light from Ceylon et Cie, a Lucite-and-glass table by Pace International, and Paul Evans chairs; a strié wall covering by Phillip Jeffries serves as the backdrop for paintings by Haring (left) and Wang Guangyi and a group of photographs by William Eggleston; the glass vases are by Nancy Callan, and the rug is by Kyle Bunting.
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Two Willem de Kooning works on paper hang next to a Bullard-designed chair and a Ligne Roset side table in the dining room.
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The kitchen’s white cabinetry and Corian counters by DuPont are offset by splashes of color from the 1960s Venini light fixture and vases by Lino Tagliapietra, Venini, and Steven Weinberg.
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Clad in a silver Mylar by Astek Wallcovering, the master bedroom’s ceiling reflects both the colorful Mapplethorpe photographs and the view outside. The B&B Italia bed, upholstered in an Edelman ostrich leather, is dressed in Frette linens and topped by a throw pillow in a Schumacher flame-stitch fabric. The torso sculpture is second-century Roman, the chairs and ottoman are vintage Vladimir Kagan from Bourgeois Bohème, and the alpaca carpet is by the Rug Company.
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A group of rare Robert Mapplethorpe flower photographs from the 1980s grace a wall in the master bedroom.
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In the master bedroom, a Mapplethorpe photograph is displayed behind a ’70s aluminum lamp.
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The shoe closet, with Louis Vuitton luggage.
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A pair of artworks by Gavin Turk and a vintage Versace vase enliven the vanity in the master bath; the sconces are vintage Mazzega from Downtown, and the shower is sheathed in Bisazza mosaic tile.
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Zachary’s room, painted in stripes of  Benjamin Moore blues, is outfitted with a vintage chrome chandelier from Downtown, a Bullard-designed daybed, a Saarinen side table for Knoll from Design Within Reach, and a carpet by the Rug Company; the artwork is by Peter Beard.
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The children’s bath features a vintage sconce from JF Chen, an IKEA mirror, and glass tilework designed by Bullard.
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In the powder room, Alvar Aalto and Venini vessels complement the Designers Guild wallpaper and the Osborne & Little fabric that covers the ceiling.
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Bullard designed the terrace’s sofas, covered in a Summit Furniture fabric, and concrete tables; the sculpture is by Roy Lichtenstein, the pool’s limestone coping is by Ann Sacks, and Stephen Block of Inner Gardens did the landscape design.

 

 

 

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