Catherine and Rupert found that, as the layout of the rooms was very much as it had been when originally built, it meant that virtually all of the original features – including some lovely fireplaces and superb cornicing – were intact
windows - Inside Elie Saab's home in Beirut: Gothic arches at one end of the living area look out to the property’s walled garden. An antique Ottoman chandelier, one of four in the house, draws the eye up to the room’s ceilings
I love how they made the very formal chairs fun by the way they upholstered them; the black stone baseboards against the white walls, the the sweeping victorian staircase the checkered marble floor. Foyer without the staircase facing the front door.