I would be in book heaven. One day I'll have not only a home big enough for a room like this, but also enough books to fill the shelves. Well, a girl can dream, can't she? Private library designed by architecture firm Ilai, photography by Lukas Wassmann.
As far as set design I really enjoy these globes and the sweet selection of drawers & shelving. The Professor professes to be very worldly and the dusty globes or even a map would be a perfect design touch to his home.
homw library with custom circular staircase by Kelly Wearstler. Kelly sacrificed a small, upstairs bedroom to create library, and said the custom brass staircase 'was like adding a piece of jewelry to the room.
Walls in custom peacock-blue lacquer by Fine Paints of Europe give depth and richness to the library of the Oppenheimer's Chicago townhouse designed by Steven Gambrel. The abstract painting is from Showplace Antique & Design Center. The desk and coffee t