Clad in a silver Mylar by Astek Wallcovering, the ceiling in the master bedroom of Sir Elton John and David Furnish's Beverly Hills, California, house reflects both the colorful Robert Mapplethorpe photographs and the view outside.
Richard Shapiro's Malibu wonder: But most brilliant, he juxtaposed his antiques and taupe sandstone slab floors with the crisp cubist outlines of linen-covered Studiolo LAvventura chairs in the living room. A sinuous modern steel stairway balustrade crafted by Glenn Fischer curves past centuries-old ceiling beams. A sleek steel stairway balustrade, painted gunmetal gray, was inspired by sculptors such as Richard Serra. Upstairs, supported by centuries old beams, is the bedroom.