Urban Approach

What a joy this house is. So often beach houses stick to a very prescribed look. Bleached timbers, stripes, and light colour palettes. And why not, it is a perfectly gorgeous look.

But at last, here is a fabulous example that the safest look need not be the only one that works. Here they've applied a more urban approach, and isn't it a killer look. Still lots of natural elements of timber and found treasures {{seriously, how good does that collection of brush wood look}}, but all dressed up in a dark mix of black paint, shadowy corners and a touch of velvet. Loving it.

Images from marie claire


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Pinecone Camp said...

That's quite the beach house! Love the purple bits. Very different from any beach house I've ever photographed, that's for sure.

Concrete Jungle said...

Fresh and excellent approach....love the change!

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Edwina@FASHION+ART said...

The wide-openess of it is soothing. But those limbs are wicked. Love the drama.

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La Feem said...

This last shot is a dream. xo

La Boheme said...

I so appreciate when people take a different approach to otherwise safe decisions! This beach house is a great example and oh mine, it works! Thank you for sharing and wishing you a great weekend. xoxo

Philippines properties said...

Great design! I love it. I want to have like that someday. Thanks for this post. It really inspire me.


Bromeliad said...

I'm not feeling the graffiti art, but I do love that deck/kitchen

Jimmy The Undercover Designer said...

All your posts are tasteful and fun

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