Their home was deeply influenced by the architecture and interiors of Tunisia, the homeland of Jaouad’s father. Suleika drew inspiration from the soaring archways and streaming light, which are typical of the North African country. “It immediately felt like home,” she said.
What is the centerpiece of this space? Undoubtedly, it is the captivating water bottle chandelier created by Willie Cole. Alongside this striking piece, you’ll also find classic carpet, luxurious blue velvet sofa, and the vintage Intabe swivel chair.
In the studio lounge, Batiste sat on a velvet yellow sofa layered with a carpet featuring a tribal pattern.
In Jaouad’s office sits on the Renaissance Revival–style trestle table formerly owned by Joan Didion. The painting above the mantel is by Jaouad.
Tunisian tile backsplash adds a functional and decorative element to the kitchen with its intricate patterns, vibrant colors, and handcrafted nature. It protects the wall and enhances the overall design, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.
The lamp, farmhouse table, and vintage bentwood chairs work together to create a cozy and inviting dining room perfect for entertaining or spending time with family and friends. The natural materials and textures add depth and character to the space.
A Moroccan-inspired side table, a 1940s French floor lamp, and a vintage leather chaise longue furnish a corner of the primary bedroom.
A large antique chinoiserie screen serves as a backdrop for the vintage wood bed painted in the guest suite.
The primary bathroom features a cast-iron tub, complemented by a unique bespoke pendant light. The walls have been finished with a plaster texture, adding to the space’s distinct aesthetic.