US Home and Architectural Trends US Home & Architectural Vol. 30/8 - Page 48

Above: The ceiling in the library is adorned with beams and a handpainted canvas mural. Right: Ornate coffered ceilings with Art Deco stepped mouldings are a feature of the interior, while classic Doric columns reflect the occasional Italian influence. The emphasis on straight lines and circles in both architectural styles help them merge visually. 46