Blues Make SoHo Owner Happy
With its duck-egg-colored walls and cobalt blue accents, it's no secret that Laurence Isaacson has a thing for the color blue.
"It's very rich and vibrant," said the former
Mr. Isaacson purchased the penthouse at
He made slight alternations to the 1,509-square-foot home before moving in, removing the wall that separated the living room from the kitchen, and retiling the home's two bathrooms in mosaic tiles—one in blue, the other in opalescent green.
Then he called on interior designer Andy Suvalsky to decorate the two-bedroom place. The end result was a living room with a cobalt blue chandelier and matching leather armchairs, glassware and accents. Floor-to-ceiling mirrors were also added to make the room feel larger.
Down a long hallway flanked by pattered fabric is another blue room, this one with a cobalt blue couch, drapery and a mural. The blue theme carries over to the private-rooftop terrace where there are plastic mirrors, blue panels and walls and blue outdoor furnishings.
Other features of the penthouse include a private entrance on
With his work as a governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company and a founding shareholder of the Ambassador Theatre Group, Mr. Isaacson has split his time between
He owns several homes, including a maisonette at
"I've got too many properties," said Mr. Isaacson, who has been spending more time in