At the lone restaurant inside Palazzo Margherita—whose owner is film director Francis Ford Coppola—Grange’s careful choices of retaining exposed brick while adding timeless cup drawer pulls below white-marble countertops emulate a rustic Italian home, just like you might find in the surrounding Basilicata region. An eat-in kitchen further drives home the point.
Le Coucou, New York City
Designers: Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch
Celeb Clients: Gwyneth Paltrow
Under Roman and Williams, Standefer and Alesch’s impressive résumé at boutique hotels and eateries comes full circle: Le Coucou (within 11 Howard, a