People to Know: Christopher Peacock
Meet the local designer and take a peak at some of his favorite design elements.
A kitchen designed by Christopher Peacock with Thom Filicia featuring Christopher Peacock's custom Scullery Cabinet Collection.
Photo by Ken Gabrielsen
Known for his beautifully crafted kitchens, Christopher Peacock is synonymous with understated elegance. Not only has he designed cabinetry for the Clintons’ Chappaqua home, he’s also being honored at our 7th Annual Design Awards on April 5. Here, he shares his inspiration and go-to products.
Products He Loves:
1. Peacock Custom Pot Racks, Christopher Peacock, Greenwich
2. THG West Coast Faucet in Polished Nickel With Black-Onyx-Inlay Lever Handles, D&D Building, New York City
3. Ralph Lauren Brook Street Barstool in Mahogany With Black Leather and Nickel Trim, Ralph Lauren Home, Madison Ave, New York City
4. F. Schumacher Nasrid Palace Mosaic Wallcovering in “Mica,” D&D Building, New York City
5. Remains Lighting Marlowe 24-Inch Pendant Lights, Remains Lighting, Greenwich
6. AKDO Balmoral Plaid Tile, Rye Ridge Tile, Port Chester
7. Sub-Zero 30-Inch Integrated-Column Wine Storage, Clarke Kitchen Appliances, South Norwalk
8. Refectory Cabinet Collection, Christopher Peacock, Greenwich; Everest Marble Calcutta Gold Honed Countertops, Everest Stone, Norwalk
9. Edelman Leather Jumbo Crocodile Hide, D&D Building, New York City
10. La Cornue Chateau 150 Made-to-Order French Range, Christopher Peacock, Greenwich
11. Paris Ceramics Spanish Gray and White Marble Floor Tile, A&D Building, New York City
“I like to keep things easy on the eye and organized. Balance and symmetry are important but not essential. And I love unexpected details and quality over quantity always.”
“Traveling around the globe. My phone is filled with pictures from my travels, and I refer to them often. I was just in St. Petersburg, Russia, and it is incredibly beautiful.”
Hottest Design Trends:
• More metal accents designed into cabinetry
Top Design Tips:
• Do your research and ask a lot of questions.
Go-To Home Design:
• Shelter Magazines
• Million Dollar Decorator
• Nest Inspired Home (Rye)
• Terrain — Westport; specialty home products
• Remains Lighting — specialty light fixtures
• Kyle Bunting — custom hide rugs