Credits: photographs by Gray Crawford, styling by Carlos Mota
Suzanne and David generally deferred to Jeffrey but were certain of one thing: They did not want formal, restaurant-style seating in the dining area. In the rare event that they did have friends over, they wanted comfort and informality to prevail. Marks responded by creating a plush seating area with furniture he designed and upholstered in what he calls "happy colors"—a pumpkin banquette and club chairs covered in a citrus nubby tweed—so diners can completely relax. "You can sit in those for three or four hours," he says.
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