The One Foolproof Combo That Gives You Perfect Beach House Style
WATER ISLAND, NEW YORK
Architect Alan Wanzenberg created a sense of rustic elegance at his oceanfront retreat in Water Island, New York, with vintage woven-raffia armchairs by Charlotte Perriand and Dominique wood chairs with canvas cushions; the walls and ceiling are sheathed in whitewashed cedar.
In the living room of a Miami duplex, a 1960s Italian chrome-and-glass lamp by Franco Albini sits behind a vintage Paul Tuttle sofa; the sofa and the circa-1950 cast-bronze sculpture are both from R 20th Century.
EAST HAMPTON, NEW YORK
In the living room of interior decorator Gabriele Sanders, a sofa and chair from Troy’s Box collection and Panca nesting tables from Property.
SAGAPONACK, NEW YORK
In a Hamptons guest house, French light fix¬tures and a Hans Wegner armchair from the 1950s, and a painting by Lola Schnabel fill the space. Vintage chairs surround a 19th-century wine-tasting table and the sliding door was originally on the exterior of the barn.
In the living room of Eric Hughes and Nathan Turner's home in Malibu, California, the sofa, designed by Turner, and armchair have slipcovers of Ralph Lauren Home fabrics. The rug is by Langham & Fine, and the wall and ceiling paneling are painted in Benjamin Moore's Super White.
Source: Elle Deco