Looks like interesting architecture. (Saw home/garden in Traditional Home) - In his gorgeous new book A Classical Journey: The Houses of Ken Tate (Images Publishing, 2011), the architect tells how a firm grounding in tradition and a wide range of influences led to his unapologetic eclecticism in marrying the classical to the vernacular to create an unforgettable style.
After years of battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Melinda wished to tour hospitals to give hope to childhood cancer patients like herself. Now, she plans to pursue a career in oncology, taking her journey full circle - http://a.wish.org/SOWMelinda
Fabulous staircase - panelling on one side and library on the other (!) - leading up to a great grasscloth hallway with (what appears to to be) a Lion of St. Mark, which I adore. Terrific use of space, and using books as accents of color is not only so smart and wonderful, but such an easy way to show the owners’ personality and interests. Ferguson & Shamamian, obviously.