House structure thoughts: A Massachusetts bedroom designed to experience like coastal California

Right before Virginia DesRoches commenced developing the plan for this major bedroom in a Westport summer time house, she required to alter what her shoppers noticed out the window. A guest cottage “was blocking the see of the water, so we flattened its roof,” states the principal designer of Ironwood Studio, centered in Fairhaven. The charming harbor vista, she explains, was essential to developing a coastal vibe in the otherwise out-of-date, cookie-cutter household. Now, the bed faces a wall of glass that opens onto a deck, and the complete space feels airy. As well as, the whole seem was pulled with each other using retail finds.

1 A swivel chair from Jordan’s Furniture upholstered in a nubby overall performance chenille rotates a total 360 degrees. Its stylized silhouette de-emphasizes the rectangles of the nightstands and mattress.

2 DesRoches replaced wall-to-wall carpet with luxurious vinyl plank flooring, then topped it with a jute spot rug by Surya.

3 The channel-tufted headboard accentuates the vertical strains of the wallpaper to make the ceiling appear to be higher. Straightforward Serena & Lily bedding retains the aim on the wallpaper.

4 Serena & Lily Granada wallpaper motivated the blue and greige palette. The accent wall anchors the bed without the need of distracting from the look at throughout from it. “It wouldn’t sense as dynamic if we protected the entire place,” DesRoches suggests.

5 DesRoches spotted the rattan X-benches at Day Off, a outfits boutique in Mashpee Commons. “Incorporating organic products like rattan is vital in a seashore house,” she says.

6 The grey wash and inset rattan panels of the Ballard Models nightstands nod to the landscape, even though curvy brass sconces with silk shades lend a bit of glamour. “Using sconces will save nightstand serious estate,” DesRoches claims.


Marni Elyse Katz is a regular contributor to the Globe Journal. Mail opinions to [email protected]