Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan have described their Hamptons home as a "modernist fantasy" and Adler has referred to his corporate headquarters as a "maximalist fantasia," so it's no surprise that the pair's NYC apartment, featured in Lonny this month, is equally bright and bold. This isn't the first time the 2,500-square-foot space has been photographed, of course; it was shown in the Wall Street Journal three years ago, but a new crop of photos place those 18-foot-high ceilings, pre-war character, and "modish trappings" in a fresh light. As for how it's decorated: "It's sort of like apartment-slash-laboratory-slash-installation space," the designer tells the magazine, adding, "We only have stuff that really speaks to us—whether it's a baroque mirror or a vintage Chinese cabinet mixed with mod fabric. (Presumably the non-vintage non-Chinese cabinet without the mod fabric doesn't dare utter a word.) Breaking down the details:
· Adler's metallic Talitha console table (?), made of "nickel-plated metal with hand stamped patterns" and available for $2,400.
· "Embroidered pillows (?) emblazoned with 1960s bouffant hairdos."
· A painting by Ed Paschke (?), which was commissioned for the Playboy Mansion in 1974.
· "A paisley-peppered ping pong table."
· A "foam Prince head," which was a contribution from Doonan, the creative ambassador for Barneys New York.
· "Artfully arranged, densely 'scaped geodes" proving that "Mies van der Rohe was so wrong! More is more is more!"
· A tiny bar lined with paisley wallpaper.
· Chartreuse fabric curtains designed by Adler for Kravet (?).
· A leather sofa with color-blocked velvet cushions (?).
· An orange-and-white zebra print bath mat.
· A hallway-turned-"library space" (?) featuring "swishy, beaded-metal fringe and a larger-than-life portrait of Michael Jackson" once on display in a Barneys window.