The UK Guardian has a collection of photos from the luxury villa of an Italian mobster. Their commentary is truly priceless. You can view their gallery here: Criminal? Italian Mafia Interior Tastes Exposed
It was a sort of quirky encouragement to me to keep at the "design on a dime" thing. I got to places like the Inspired Room and Design Sponge for inspiration. But sometimes, as a newlywed, I just don't have stuff lying around to repurpose. Sort of Ironic.
|chaise in the "library" entry way|
|bamboo-as yet unfinished|