The entry sets the tone for the rest of a Vero Beach, Florida, house, decorated with a strong global flavor by Thomas Hamel, an American designer who lives in Sydney, Australia. He paired vintage 1970s sconces with African mud pots and a stone and iron Nero console from .
The family room TV pops up from a custom cabinet under an Australian landscape painting.
A dramatic headboard, designed by Hamel, is the star attraction in the Moroccan-inspired master bedroom. It's upholstered with 's Campanelle. Behind it, a Venetian plaster wall by Carol Makris evokes polished stone. A subtle geometric frieze on the adjacent wall strikes an exotic note. An inlaid trunk from India holds two TVs. Rug from .
Even the dressing room vestibule is a mix of cultures—a Chinese-style bronze table by , a hanging light, an antique Italian hall chair.
Hamel added the same fumed oak to the arms of the sofa that faces the banquette. The Tavolino coffee table from is a simple rectangle in wood and iron, but it adds a lot of texture. Afghan rug from . The shell mirror was custom-made in Australia. African nesting tables from .
A vintage blue leather armchair is an unexpected touch in the study. Ottomans are by Michael Berman from .
Hamel hung three different styles of Beat lights over the large island, made of oak and Lagos Blue . He designed the barstools.
African chairs from .
Jalousie windows filter the light above a wraparound banquette that gives the living room a Middle Eastern aura. Pillows are made of African and Indonesian textiles collected by the owners. Over the fireplace, a steel frame with antique mirrored panels hides the TV. Woven leather chairs from . Dotted Tube floor lamp by . Stucco walls are painted 's Cement Gray; trim is White Down. The cypress ceiling is lime-washed.
A blue ceramic table base adds a splash of color.
Dining under the pergola in Dedon Marrakesh chairs from .
The living room opens to the pool. Coral stepping stones at one end let you walk on water.
Detail of the master bedroom's Moroccan-style fireplace. Tile by .
Turkish-style pillows accent a chaise in the master bedroom.
There's a round opening in the roof of the pavilion, so you can lie on the daybed, which is suspended by rope, and look up at the stars.
A powder room door practically vanishes against the stairway, made of fumed oak from the Netherlands. The Antique Barre Grey limestone floor is from .
Cool gray walls—Smoke Wax limestone by —set off paintings by Australian artist Tony Tuckson in the master bath. Floor is aged Petit Granite from . City bathtub from .
Sliding panels separate the kitchen and dining room; the lacy fretwork is reminiscent of Indian jalis. Klismos chairs—'s Garden chairs—surround a custom Parnassus dining table in white oak from Ziyi chandeliers from .