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.
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"I feed off natural elements, probably because of my upbringing in rural South Alabama," he says. "But I have definitely taken some liberties and bumped up the usual game trophies one would find in a Southern home. The game room features an African kudu, a gazelle, and a zebra hide. And why not? This house is all about fun and fantasy."
Matthew draped the center table and topped it with books, spiraling kudu horns on stands, and reflective glass.