Line of Sight
Throughout the home visitors are rewarded for looking up. In the alcove library, a shagreen wallpaper covers the ceiling. "It's a little unusual for the Hamptons," Mendelson concedes. "But, designing our own homes is when we have an opportunity to take more risks." The circa-1900 teardrop lantern was salvaged from an estate in Northampton, Massachusetts, and features a subtle dolphin motif.