"She only wanted to see two options," McCullough illustrates, "whereas the typical New York client wants to see millions." After viewing two upholstery fabrics for the living room's new club chairs, "it was 'love it'-done," McCullough recalls. He reciprocated with a quick thumbs-up to Jane's input. "She wanted the zebra rug for the library, so that was the springboard for its ethnic vibe." In their ongoing give-and-take, he encased the room in a cross-hatched wallpaper to energize it with more texture and subtle pattern than paint alone could provide.