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5 swoon worthy things: Jane Keltner de Valle

Jane Keltner de Valle

I first encountered Jane Keltner de Valle, native New Yorker and Fashion New Director of Glamour Magazine, last year when she organized an entertaining story in Glamour Living’s holiday pages in my Brooklyn home. I was immediately struck by Jane’s undeniable refined elegance and was smitten to learn that she and her architect hubby were buying an apartment right here in Dumbo – in my former building! Neighborly chit chat lead to friendship and chatter about all things design as she entered into a massive renovation of her home. Lending her fashion eye to uber chic interiors, Jane is the ideal swooner to share the 5 things she is currently coveting for her impeccably designed new loft!

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NAME: Jane Keltner de Valle 

PROFESSION: Fashion News Director, Glamour

HOME BASEDumbo, Brooklyn 

ENDLESSLY OBSESSED WITH  Burled wood

DESIGN PHILOSOPHY:  Trust the expertsmy architect husband.

YOUR DECOR STYLE IN 3 WORDS: Fifty shades grey

DESIGN TREND YOU LOVE? Love seventies space modernism.  ONE YOU WISH WOULD GO AWAY? Hate the reclaimed movement.

COLOR OR NEUTRAL? Neutral

WHEN NO ONE IS HOME BUT ME curl up on the couch and binge-watch Homeland.

YOU WILL NEVER SEE empty bookshelves  IN MY HOME

I SAVE ON towels I SPLURGE ON art.

Photo by Joseph Carillo

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Jane Keltner de Valle
  1. Michael Anastassiades Light: It looks like a Calder mobile, and functions like a chandelier.

  2. Oscar Niemeyer Lounge Chair: Comfortable, luxurious, and designed by one of the greatest modernist architects.

  3. Katherine Keltner Spray Paint Paiting: It’s calming—no one can ever believe it’s spray paint.

  4. Gabrielle Crespi “Ellisse” Brass Coffee Table: It’s important to have one statement piece.

  5. Pierre Jeanneret Cane Armchairs: Traditional materials in a design that feels contemporary.

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