On the wall, a large framed Indian print and roe deer antlers hang on a whitewashed screen made of old shutters. Below that is an American Empire sofa, which Matthew suspects was originally made for a hotel lobby.
Photo: Jonny Valiant
Soulful Historic Home
It's a toss-up whether designer Matthew Bees likes global style or soulful old Southern houses best. But one thing is certain: His curiously contradictory passions make for strong, spirited decorating.