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Calming seaside retreat boasts indoor/outdoor living in Northern California

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Butler Armsden Architects has designed this calming seaside retreat for a family of six, located on an unusual two-lot property in Stinson Beach, Marin County, California. A dramatic horizontal architectural composition, this home is subtle from the street but opens into view-filled pavilions towards the lagoon and coast range. Painterly strokes of Shou Sugi Ban integrate […]

See inside the dreamiest beach house on the island of Nantucket

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This fabulous beach house was designed from the ground-up by Workshop/APD, located on Nantucket, a tiny, isolated island off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This project consists of a series of simple, interconnected massing forms that reach out into the stunning natural landscape, offering a multitude of exposures and views out to the Miacomet pond. Warm, modern, and welcoming, […]

English country home with a modern coastal vibe on the Big Sur coast

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Designed by Richard Beard Architects, this project is a mix of English country with a modern coastal vibe, nestled along the breathtaking Big Sur coastline, California. The narrow, two-story plan limits site coverage while providing mesmerizing views over the bluff edge to the natural features that line the coast.  The residence showcases an incredible collection of regional art and antiques. […]

Step inside this magnificent Nantucket beach house with dreamy interiors

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Workshop/APD has designed this beautiful beach house along with a pool/guest house located on Nantucket Harbor in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Located on one of Nantucket’s most idyllic plots, this Nantucket Harbor compound is the culmination of two years of design and construction. Working within historic district commission guidelines, the project team utilized the existing home as a starting […]

Stunning harborfront residence with beach chic interiors on Nantucket

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Designed by Workshop/APD, this stunning harborfront residence boasts beach chic, family-friendly interiors located on Nantucket, a tiny, isolated island off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This home is a celebration of modern exteriors and an undeniable connection to the surrounding landscape. Nestled on one of Nantucket’s most enviable sites, this fabulous dwelling embraces an indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Gorgeously landscaped […]

Coastal cool home in Manhattan Beach offers dreamy living spaces

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This coastal cool home was designed by Lindye Galloway Design, located in Manhattan Beach, a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California. Nestled in a beachfront neighborhood filled with musicians, moguls, and playmakers, the project team wanted to create something truly special for their power couple clients. The designer’s vision showcases a sophisticated palette of misty […]

Contemporary beach shack provides a cozy getaway in Martha’s Vineyard

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This project entails the restoration and renovation of two beach shacks set amongst the dunes by Patrick Ahearn Architect, located in Aquinnah, a town in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Nestled on a 2.8-acre property, the beach shacks were transformed into a main house and guest quarters. The goal was to maintain the structures’ original character while updating […]

Nantucket summer house provides a dreamy coastal cottage feel

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Tharon Anderson is responsible for the interior design and styling of this beautiful and inviting Nantucket summer house. This beach house is nestled on Nantucket, a tiny island off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The charming yet expansive property is home to a couple who sought a summer house on the island where the wife spent her childhood.  […]

Luxurious bayfront home with warm and inviting details on Newport Beach

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Designed by Brandon Architects with interiors by Tru Studio, this luxurious bayfront home embodies a modern yet timeless transitional design in Newport Beach, California. This highly visible property along Newport Beach’s Harbor boardwalk offers 4,413 square feet of living space. The use of traditional wood siding and paneling details, steel windows and doors, and rich warm […]

Summer beach cottage provides exceptional views of the Puget Sound

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Stuart Silk Architects is responsible for the design of this beautiful summer beach cottage located on a south-facing, 10-acre site on Useless Bay at the southern end of Whidbey Island, Washington. The owners wanted a home to accommodate large groups of friends and family—a place in which to celebrate weekend gatherings over food and shared time together. […]