An alabaster light fixture is installed above a walnut table designed by David’s nephew Anthony Bennett in the great hall; the chairs are 19th-century Chinese, and the antique rug is from Tibet.
The great hall features a sofa by Christian Liaigre for , a Chinese floor lamp from , an antique Buddha fragment, and a petrified-wood side table by ; a vintage Chinese kang bed serves as a cocktail table, and the walls are clad in indigenous vesi wood.
The armchairs are by Minotti from , and the Tibetan rug is by .
A collection of 19th-century Fijian war clubs hangs next to vesi-wood shelving in the library; the sectional is by Minotti from , the cocktail table is an .
Tibetan Buddha hands are displayed in the great hall.
The foyer features a collection of Burmese lacquered vessels; the walls are sheathed in local stone, and the bamboo flooring is by Teragren.
The Chinese table and stools in the library are antique, and the rug is by .
The infinity-edge lap pool is tiled with mosaics by , the chaise longues are by Dedon from , and the carved-marble garden stools are antique.
A mahogany dining table and Dedon armchairs from in the beach pavilion; the boat model overhead was made by an island artisan.
The cooktops and hood are by the light fixtures are by George Nelson, and the island of vesi wood is topped with .
The kitchen’s Korean cabinet is antique.
The dining area features a table with a fruit-barrel base, Chinese-elm chairs, a Fortuny light fixture, and a wall of local stone.
The walls of David’s bathroom are sheathed in mosaics, and the Inle tub features fittings.
In Jill’s bathroom, a niche displays an antique alabaster Buddha, the walls and tub are tiled with mosaics, and the fittings are by .
's mother-of-pearl wall covering creates a shimmering background in the master bedroom; the bed is by , the scroll table is 19th century, and the curtains are of a translucent fabric by .
A chaise longue from and an antique marble stool in the bedroom.
The beach pavilion.
The house, inspired by classic Chinese forms and African tribal structures, overlooks the Koro Sea.
Jill and David Gilmour at Sega na Leqa, their home on a private island in Fiji; Jill Gilmour collaborated on the interior design with , and the architecture is by .
This article was featured in the April 2010 issue.