Good golly, at least caulk those seams:whistlingThat **** is art.
Seriously. It's trending. Examples:
Aviator Desk from Restoration Hardware
Aviator Wallcovering by Phillip Jeffries
Spencer if I were you I'd try to buddy up with this guy. He's going to be working in some high end homes soon. Hell, I'd try to talk the HO into leaving it like that.