Harry Benson/Architectural DigestWhile most New Yorkers live in rather cramped quarters, Gerard Butler has a spacious 3,300-square-foot loft in Manhattan that he calls home. The actor invited Architectural Digest into his massive bachelor pad, which features 13-foot-tall mahogany doors, ceiling frescos, plaster walls chipped and mottled with age, and crystal chandeliers.
"I wanted something elegant and gorgeous and at the same time rather masculine and raw," explains the 40-year-old Scotsman. "I guess I would describe the apartment as bohemian old-world rustic chateau with a taste of baroque."
While Butler clearly had a vision for the space, he turned to architect Alexander Gorlin and film designer Elvis Restaino to bring it to life. Says Restaino, "We re-created things that came into Gerry's life -- from his travels in Europe or even from an old coffee shop in New York."
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