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This is from the article on Lowcountry style. The point here is how traditional, often formal antiques are used in casual, even beachy settings and still work well with slipcovers, etc.
patterned blue cement tile set into a gray concrete floor. This would be flood-friendly. Nice brick texture, light gray walls, adds warmth here too.
interesting effect for an upstairs hall -- vaulting it. There is a skylight, or at least a tube skylight, that is bringing light into the interior here.