THE ROOM WAS IMPOSING. Sam liked it that way.
His Girsberger Trilax 2 office chair was tucked neatly under the Gabriel Teixido designed desk. The T-shaped classic stood in front of a set of double windows. The view offered a spectacular panorama of London that stretched far beyond the receding hairline commas and Mexican jelly-tops bobbing below.
Apart from an iMac, as with Martha’s desk, the Teixido carried a Seimens telephone system.
A Carol Bimbi grey-and-white sofa (ample enough to caress six) squatted in eager expectation at the far end of the room. An SMA bookshelf stood towards its left. The silk-smooth shelves were interspersed with volumes of Phaidons, family pictures, Batman, Superman, and other comics from a bygone era, along ...