Extraordinary women inspire room decor

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At Inspired Designs: A Showhouse Celebrating Extraordinary Women, decorators from Long Island and elsewhere use a "muse" for their rooms.

Patrik Lonn Design's Bedroom IV commemorating Peggy Guggenheim
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Patrik Lonn Design's Bedroom IV commemorating Peggy Guggenheim evokes Venice, Italy, where she lived. The window treatments use Fortuny fabric, and the canopy floats like the flags along the Grand Canal. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Patrik Lonn Design's Bedroom IV commemorates Peggy Guggenheim
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Patrik Lonn Design's Bedroom IV commemorates Peggy Guggenheim with touches of Venice, Italy, where Guggenheim lived. All the linens were made in Italy. (Oct. 26, 2009)

John Barman's Foyer and Reception Hall is an
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John Barman's Foyer and Reception Hall is an ode to Evelyn Lauder. (Oct. 26, 2009)

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John Barman's Foyer and Reception Hall was inspired
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John Barman's Foyer and Reception Hall was inspired by Evelyn Lauder. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Designer Nancy Corzine, who owns a house in
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Designer Nancy Corzine, who owns a house in Sagaponack, went for elegance in designing this Grace Kelly-inspired bedroom, using a mirrored dressing table, cream lacquered chests and fabrics of various shades of soft blue and aqua, all from her line. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Patrik Lonn Design's Bedroom IV commemorating Peggy Guggenheim
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Patrik Lonn Design's Bedroom IV commemorating Peggy Guggenheim evokes Venice, Italy, where she lived. The window treatments use Fortuny fabric, and the canopy floats like the flags along the Grand Canal. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Patrik Lonn Design's Bedroom IV commemorates Peggy Guggenheim
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Patrik Lonn Design's Bedroom IV commemorates Peggy Guggenheim with touches of Venice, Italy, where Guggenheim lived. All the linens were made in Italy. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Nancy Corzine's master bedroom commemorating Grace Kelly incorporates
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Nancy Corzine's master bedroom commemorating Grace Kelly incorporates a mirrored dressing table. (Oct. 26, 2009)

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Designer Nancy Corzine used cream lacquered chests and
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Designer Nancy Corzine used cream lacquered chests and fabrics of various shades of soft blue and aqua, all from her line, to create a room inspired by actress Grace Kelly. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Inson Dubois Wood's Living and Dining Room were
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Inson Dubois Wood's Living and Dining Room were inspired by actress Angelina Jolie. (Oct. 26, 2009)

HB Home's Living and Dining Room are a
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HB Home's Living and Dining Room are a tribute to Ingrid Bergman. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Inson Dubois Wood's Living and Dining Room were
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Inson Dubois Wood's Living and Dining Room were inspired by Angelina Jolie. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Inson Dubois Wood's Living and Dining Room commemorate
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Inson Dubois Wood's Living and Dining Room commemorate Angelina Jolie. (Oct. 26, 2009)

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Part of Inspired Designs: A Showcase Celebrating Extraordinary
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Part of Inspired Designs: A Showcase Celebrating Extraordinary Women, HB Home's Living and Dining Room commemorates Ingrid Bergman. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Patricia Fisher's Kitchen and Family room are a
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Patricia Fisher's Kitchen and Family room are a tribute to Audrey Hepburn. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Patricia Fisher's Kitchen and Family Room were inspired
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Patricia Fisher's Kitchen and Family Room were inspired by Audrey Hepburn. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Patricia Fisher's Kitchen and Family Room are a
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Patricia Fisher's Kitchen and Family Room are a tribute to Audrey Hepburn. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Patricia Fisher's Kitchen and Family Room were inspired
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Patricia Fisher's Kitchen and Family Room were inspired by Audrey Hepburn. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Bradley Stephens' Bedroom III commemorate musician Annie Lenox.
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Bradley Stephens' Bedroom III commemorate musician Annie Lenox. (Oct. 26, 2009)

A bedroom created by Manhattan designer Jennifer Flanders
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A bedroom created by Manhattan designer Jennifer Flanders was inspired by design diva Dorothy Draper. An eye for detail is evident throughout the room. (Oct. 26, 2009)

This chartreuse and navy blue bedroom is an
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This chartreuse and navy blue bedroom is an ode to design diva Dorothy Draper. The bedroom is inspired by Draper's "use of interesting and unique color combinations, her play with large-scaled prints and her overriding concept that lifestyle is paramount in good design," says Manhattan designer Jennifer Flanders, who decorated the room with The Silver Peacock's Bedroom II. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Inspired Designs: A Showcase Celebrating Extraordinary Women is
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Inspired Designs: A Showcase Celebrating Extraordinary Women is a designer showcase at 535 West End Avenue in Manhattan paying tribute to iconic women in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer. The luxury apartments include decorated rooms such as Greg Lanza's Study commemorating Princess Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto. (October 26, 2009)

Inspired Designs: A Showcase Celebrating Extraordinary Women is
(Credit: /Dave Sanders)

Inspired Designs: A Showcase Celebrating Extraordinary Women is a designer showcase at 535 West End Avenue in Manhattan paying tribute to iconic women in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer. The luxury apartments include decorated rooms such as Greg Lanza's Study commemorating Princess Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto. (October 26, 2009)

David Scott's Bedroom II, with Mongolian lamb pillows
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David Scott's Bedroom II, with Mongolian lamb pillows and a stuffed peacock, is a dramatic tribute to artist Michele Oka Doner. (Oct. 26, 2009)

David Scott, inspired by Michele Oka Doner, pays
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David Scott, inspired by Michele Oka Doner, pays attention to detail, like this book by his muse and a brush resting on it. He also advises adding pillows to your space because they can "dramatically change a room," Scott says. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Manhattan designer David Scott says he wanted to
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Manhattan designer David Scott says he wanted to create drama in his room - a tribute to artist Michele Oka Doner. In addition to displaying some of Doner's work, the part-time Water Mill resident painted the space brown and used a stuffed white peacock as a showpiece. (Oct. 26, 2009)

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