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Natural Inspiration
Curves, contours, and negative space collide in the sculptural Drift Bench designed by Amanda Levete. Paik dreams that the concrete version will one day perch on her porch. From $12,500 at Unica Home, unicahome.com
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Reflections
Paik picked up this antique mirror as a fun contrast against the modern surroundings, with a whimsical wink to the building’s age. “Since it was for Grace’s room, I didn’t want the mirror to feel too serious, which is why I painted it magenta,” she says.
Margaret Lanzetta Painting
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Global Walls
Geometric shapes and vivid hues merge in New York–based artist Margaret Lanzetta’s globally inspired work. Paik has known the artist for years and prizes the three pieces she owns, including Double Speak, pictured. From $50 at shop.artwelove.com
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Top Table
Finnish designer Tapio Wirkkala created the X-Frame table in 1958; now reissued, it would be an elegant addition to the space. “I like that it’s organic but delicate,” Paik says. $14,705 at Hive Modern, 820 NW Glisan St, www.hivemodern.com
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Step Lightly
A beloved collection of rugs is scattered around the loft, displaying both travels and taste underfoot. There’s a rug from Portland-based company Tufenkian, a richly toned find from a Paris flea market, and a rug in Grace’s room that Paik unearthed in Antalya, Turkey.
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Airy Chairs
Sinuous swoops intersect in this plastic chair by Kartell. Six black chairs anchor the downstairs dining table, while two in white provide a playful element in the streamlined office space. $538 for a set of two at Design Within Reach, 1200 NW Everett St, dwr.com
Margaret Lanzetta Painting
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