Jackie Astier’s New York Apartment

Audacity and color in all atmosphere, furniture and Artwork

“Stylist and editor Jackie Astier brings her rock-and-roll spirit and a passion for high style to her family’s Upper East Side apartment”
Damien Hirst etching hangs above a Dunbar sofa in the library; the 1970s brass Mastercraft cocktail table and burl-wood-and-brass cabinet were, the folding screen is custom-made, the handwoven rug is from Wunderley, and the walls covered in a faux-bois wallpaper.
In the living room, Vladimir Kagan sofas paired with Karl Springer cocktail tables, the armchair in front is by Milo Baughman, and the lacquered chair’s cushion icovered in a Schu­macher linen; the walls papered in grass cloth by Nobilis.
Watercolors inspired by André Le Nôtre displayed above a pair of circa-1940 William Haines chairs in the library; the side table and stool are by Celestina, and the light fixture in the hallway is from New York Brass Lighting.
A 19th-century French chandelier hangs above a dining table made from a pair of ’70s brass bases; the ’40s French dining chairs upholstered in a Lelièvre velvet, the shades are of a Lee Jofa silk, and the rug is by the Rug Company. The walls painted with 10 coats of custom lacquer.
The Milo Baughman sofa, Paul Evans armchair, and Art Deco brass-and-lacquer table lamps in the library.
In the kitchen, a vintage industrial light fixture suspended above a 1960s table surrounded by Emeco chairs; the cabinetry hardware is by Restoration Hardware,  the wallpaper is by Cole & Son, and the floor is of Calacatta marble.
In the master bedroom, the custom-made headboard upholstered in a Osborne & Little velvet, and the bed dressed with Sferra linens and a vintage suzani; the cocktail table, bedside tables, and rug are by Amir Khamneipur, the 1960s settee is Danish, the shades are from Pearl River, and the walls covered in a grass cloth by Phillip Jeffries.
In the hall outside the library, the brass-and-­lacquer cabinet is by Mastercraft, and the chairs upholstered in a Pierre Frey fabric; the artworks are by James Rosenquist, left, and Astier’s daughter Colette, and the walls  sprayed with automotive paint.
Photography by Eric Piasecki