<p>The furnishings in the living room are deceptively elegant: Most of the textiles have been treated to resist dirt and wear. "Too often, formal living rooms are underused," Watt says. "I wanted this one to be enjoyed. Nothing in the space is too precious or overly embellished." The bespoke sofa is upholstered in Sahco's Lavello fabric, with pillows from Fortuny and Holland &amp; Sherry. The custom spoon-back chairs are covered in a Waterhouse Wallhangings leopard-print silk. The vintage parchment coffee table is from Pegaso Gallery Design. The curtains are in a C&amp;C Milano linen.</p>
It Took 6 Weeks to Paint This Shiny Living Room

But that amazing aqua lacquer is so worth it.