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.
"If I were asked to say what is at once the most important production of Art and the thing most to be longed for, I should answer: a beautiful house. If I were further asked to name .... the thing next to be longed for; I should answer: a beautiful book" William Morris.