Portfolio Naples December 2018 - Page 88

materials and textures without giving up comfort. A lover of silver, crystal and marble, Siegel’s home also offers sur- prising bursts of color in her interiors, as she selected rich fabrics others might use in beige or neutrals, instead cov- ering a sofa in a gorgeously unexpected yellow fabric, and accessorizing it with graphic dyed lemony silk and black and white pillows by Anke Drechsel. Her glass and steel dining room table extends to accommodate ten guests, and is surrounded by Mies van der Rohe Brno chairs covered in a soft gold mohair fabric from Manuel Canovas. Her family loves to tease her about taking the original classic camel-colored Mies van der Rohe daybed and recovering it in silver leather, a unique Janis touch. She has a special talent for light and space, her homes often introducing or taking advantage of windows, skylights and large expanses of sliding glass or a huge block of steel loft-like windows, 86 PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE