By Alex Distefano
By Scott Snowden
By Anna Merlan
By Steve Almond
By Jena Ardell
By Jon Campbell
By Alan Scherstuhl
By Tessa Stuart
One-Bedroom Condo High-Rise
700 square feet
"I have 600 pieces of art in my collection. It's why I live. I like to look at art with my eyes and my heart, not my ears. . . . The theme of the apartment is purple and yellow and asymmetry. I hardly have any straight lines."
photo: Brian Kennedy
Steve Shane: Anesthesiologist and art lover
1Purple-and-yellow lacquer-finish mahogany media cabinet, Godley-Schwan
3Montis castor chair, Modern Age, 795 Broadway. Yellow-gold fabric discovered by Shane at Knoll, 76 Ninth Avenue.
4Yellow velvet upholstered cornice
5Halogen lighting with gold reflectors, Modulightor, 246 East 58th Street.
6Frames, DDG Framing, 221 Bowery.
7Purple velvet chaise by Moroso, Suben/ Dougherty Partnership. Chaise cushion, Shane and Ian Gibbs, Home Works
8Custom-designed wool rug, Suben/Dougherty Partnership
9Plate made from photograph of Bette Midler and Steve Shane ("I used to be Bette Midler in a previous life.")
10Purple velvet guest book ("I have salons à la Gertrude Stein.")
11Round glass table, Dialogica, 484 Broome Street