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May 07, 1988 - Image 54

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1988-05-07

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RETREAT

throughout the first floor. "Like the
Caribbean Sea, it gives the sense
of water and sky," says Goldman.
The large room which called for
simple earth tones rather than col-
ors, has two gigantic saddle col-
ored leather couches that sit atop
a colorful Oriental rug. The walls
are painted a cool white stucco in
contrast to the pewter stained trim,
in order not to take away from the
Indian and African pieces of art-
work scattered throughout, or the

The breathtaking view
in this home becomes
the art.

vibrant R.C. Gorman vases that sit
on top of a French provincial bar.
Sitting on the multi-colored tete
a tete you are directly facing a
large Colorado granite fireplace
which is adjacent to the built-in
video unit.
For additional seating a French
iron game table and chairs sits in
front of a large window looking out
toward the lovely scenery.
Leafy green plants and fresh
flowers are dispersed throughout
the room giving it a sense of
openness.

Off to the side is the kitchen
which has been completely
decorated in antiqued oak.
On the opposite end of the main
living space there is the study.
In one corner is an 18th century
pine cabinet with book case and
storage. There is also a 19th cen-
tury steel grill that has been set in-
to a Chippendale frame with a
glass top.

QUAINT STUDY with mountain
scenery has an English oak
desk, and 18th century pine
cabinet with bookcase and
storage.

THE MASTER bedroom has a
large 19th century pine armoire
for television storage as well as
clothing. The area rug gives the
room Southwestern-like
ambience.

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The couches which are covered
in a tweed-like texture remain sim-
ple without taking away from the
beautiful Oriental rug that lies
beneath them.
Along the window is a wonder-
ful English oak desk with a par-
quet top.
The room is warm, and envelop-
ing, making it a nice place to relax
on a cold winter's afternoon or a

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