Siemasko + Verbridge
Interior Designers & Decorators
The Passage beach style hall
 

The Passage

Before Siemasko + Verbridge got their hands on this house, it was a convoluted maze of small rooms and skinny hallways. The renovation made sense of the layout, and took full advantage of the captivating ocean views. The result is a harmonious blend of contemporary style with classic and sophisticated elements. The “empty nest” home is transformed into a welcoming sanctuary for the extended family of kids and grandkids.

Photo Credit: Josh Kuchinsky
URL
http://www.svdesign.com

This photo has 7 questions

cynthialshepherd wrote:
Where can I find a rug like this?
   Comment   December 19, 2013
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Siemasko + Verbridge
Thanks for your question cynthialshepherd! The rugs are antiques. We like to get them from Landry and Arcari in Boston.
December 23, 2013 at 6:29am   
Sign Up to comment
htyen1 wrote:
french door hardware - what kind of french door hardware are those? where did you get it from?
   Comment   July 26, 2013
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
htyen1
how wider are the stiles? 3 inches?
July 31, 2013 at 10:16am   
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Siemasko + Verbridge
Yes, maybe closer to 3-1/2"
August 1, 2013 at 4:59am   
Sign Up to comment
btaylor001 wrote:
where can i find french doors like these?
   Comment   February 8, 2013
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Siemasko + Verbridge
Thanks for your questions. These were existing doors that were refinished for this project.
February 20, 2013 at 5:25am   
Sign Up to comment
shirleylazarus wrote:
can a yellow ceiling goes well with a black french door
   Comment   August 12, 2012
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Siemasko + Verbridge
Thanks for your question Louisemhammer! Unfortunately, we don't have the name of the final color that was chosen. Most likely it was by Benjamin Moore.
April 22, 2013 at 4:59am   
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Real Estate
Benjamin Moore Mysterious AF-565 is a comparable color
March 25, 2014 at 3:10pm   
Sign Up to comment
akwhite wrote:
What color was used on the doors?
   Comment   July 4, 2012
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Siemasko + Verbridge
Thanks for your question! Apologies for the delayed response, this question must have slipped through. Unfortunately, we don't have the name of the final color that was chosen. Most likely it was by Benjamin Moore.
April 22, 2013 at 5:00am   
Sign Up to comment
chandler wrote:
What is the rug in the foreground?
   Comment   July 4, 2012
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Siemasko + Verbridge
This is an antique rug from Steven King.
August 10, 2012 at 5:54am   
Sign Up to comment
Sara wrote:
What color is the dark wall paint?
   Comment   July 3, 2012
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Siemasko + Verbridge
The dark wall paint is Farrow & Ball - Mouse's Back No. 40.

As a reminder, colors are very difficult to replicate. There are many variables that change the tone and look of the actual color, such as lighting and its surroundings. Even your computer screen and the photography of this room can change the appearance of the actual color. We always recommend hiring a color professional or visiting your local Benjamin Moore store to help choose the best color for your space.
July 24, 2012 at 5:25am   
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Therese DuBravac
Beautiful project!! What color was used on the doors?
November 19, 2012 at 9:49am   
Sign Up to comment

What Houzz contributors are saying:

The wife is a children's librarian and the husband travels a lot, so building in storage for lots of books and creating cozy spaces where she could nestle up when home alone were top priorities. This image gives you a good idea of the aforementioned passage. "From the kitchen you pass through the pantry, a sitting room, the living room and the dining room to arrive on the porch through this series of glass doors," Verbridge says.
Double your French door dose for better flow. Many older Victorian and colonial homes are made up of lots of small rooms, which can be less than ideal for the flow of our modern lifestyle. One way to improve flow is by moving the doorways, creating an enfilade with facing French doors. Just be sure to get professional advice before beginning work if your plan includes demolishing parts of existing walls.
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.6. Paint Your Rooms Deep Colors The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy.Warm green is a perfect color for this space. The black doors and brass hardware add to the feeling of richness and warmth. The double French doors open to the light and bright kitchen.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

CD Group added this to Grand double doors
4 hours ago
Doors
jadewarbeck added this to jadewarbeck's ideas
on Tuesday
nice colour scheme with rugs
bronwyncole added this to kitchen
April 11, 2014
black french doors
tijohnso123 added this to brownstone
April 7, 2014
This is 424 layout
troopie added this to small library
April 2, 2014
Passage library
ajryan248 added this to ajryan248's ideas
March 28, 2014
living room
rogerlucas added this to rogerlucas's Ideas
March 23, 2014
Darker wall colors to embrace shadows rather than try to lighten up with light colors
weezora added this to weezora's Ideas
March 22, 2014
Hinged french doors
monjularamkumar added this to odds and ends
March 17, 2014
dark doors
Ina See added this to ina_see's Ideas
March 10, 2014
Darker color, good point
lisalex added this to lisalex's ideas
February 24, 2014
frenchdr
colask added this to kitchen - colas
February 24, 2014
doors
pouwat added this to Misc
February 17, 2014
Misc-French Doors
Pertrise Kelley added this to pertrise_kelley's Ideas
February 12, 2014
Wall color
mikenelms21 added this to mikenelms21's Ideas
February 12, 2014
Fr doors open into DR from fam room?
dmarxella added this to dmarxella's ideas
February 11, 2014
kitchen doors
jaronis1 added this to jaronis1's Ideas
February 8, 2014
Rugs
hromd1 added this to hromd1's Ideas
February 8, 2014
Paint
nardiap added this to nardiap's ideas
February 7, 2014
Half french double hung windows
mstarr123 added this to Kitchen Ideas
February 5, 2014
LOVE the set of french doors opening the house
threeloops added this to threeloops's Favorites
February 1, 2014
Sash windows
jkahon added this to Basement living room
January 26, 2014
Glass doors for shop
jessicaworst added this to Entryways
January 26, 2014
this is cool but I don't think I need to have any spaces closed off.
virgiebirdie added this to Deck the halls
January 9, 2014
love love love
sks251 added this to 中汇
January 8, 2014
brass door handles
Nichole Johnson added this to Living Room Ideas
January 6, 2014
French doors
lauraslp added this to Kitchen
January 5, 2014
French door with frosted glass?
jillmor added this to christmas cove
December 22, 2013
Color scheme
nkoopman added this to French Doors
December 21, 2013
Like the contrasting color
stevenrauch added this to stevenrauch's ideas
December 14, 2013
Trim
Amy Connolly added this to Living Room
December 9, 2013
black doors
mercurynfo added this to Area Rugs
December 8, 2013
Nice Persian
brian38 added this to Paint Colours
November 27, 2013
Dark room painting.
RaNae Proffitt added this to Front Living Room
November 24, 2013
French doors into living room
ironjawedwoman added this to LR Furniture, Layout & Rugs
November 17, 2013
Don't like this mix of rugs. Wonder what was thought to pull them together.
suzannetx added this to black doors
November 8, 2013
black doors and brass hardware, oh my love
window pane style in kitchen; farm idea for our windows
lizabeth_lake added this to SUNROOM PORCH CONSERVATORY
November 3, 2013
French doors, brass handles very pretty classic
phroed added this to Pat Gilbert's Interior Design Ideabook
November 1, 2013
love old rugs- seen old persian rugs in Old Town stores that I much prefer to new want to warm up wood floors with area rugs
Heather Fuller added this to heather_fuller1329's ideas
October 23, 2013
Doormides
createahome added this to windows, trim and doors
October 18, 2013
i like the dark glass doors
jacquelon added this to Office
October 17, 2013
Glass doors.
marykmoon added this to Kitchen Ideas
October 15, 2013
dark french doors
coyani added this to coyani's ideas
October 15, 2013
Ttt
jrach added this to stuff
October 13, 2013
rugs
Cindi Keller added this to Adding light
October 9, 2013
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Paint Your Rooms Deep Colors The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy. Warm green is a perfect color for this space. The black doors and brass hardware add to the feeling of richness and warmth. The double French doors open to the light and bright kitchen.
dorseyward added this to hall
October 8, 2013
doors
couxfamily added this to couxfamily's Ideas
October 7, 2013
Dark doors
anneedavis added this to Sunset
October 6, 2013
Doors
janbrough added this to Exterior Ideas
October 2, 2013
black
nursecarole added this to very glassy!
September 29, 2013
Glass, white trim, black doors
cdlu added this to cdlu's ideas
September 28, 2013
Black doors
dow10 added this to bedroom
September 22, 2013
Dark color on French doors
mcouet added this to unique odd ideas
September 21, 2013
painted doors
praise4u added this to praise4u's Ideas
September 20, 2013
Paint colors
kylelouise1 added this to Painted woodwork
September 17, 2013
White and grey with antique rugs
Susan Lindt added this to susan_lindt's ideas
September 15, 2013
black French doors with brass accents
saradorothy added this to Cabin
September 9, 2013
Paint color
trusty_za added this to Farrow&ball
September 8, 2013
wall = Mouse's Back
ecameron1 added this to paint
September 7, 2013
Sunroom and kitchen
allieruth added this to allieruth's Ideas
September 6, 2013
Dark french doors with gold hardware
nomiluck added this to home interior
August 31, 2013
Black doors
vharker added this to vharker's ideas
August 26, 2013
paint color on door for master
chapmanrene added this to chapmanrene's Ideas
August 24, 2013
Rugs flow perfectly!
Brooke Whitley added this to first home
August 23, 2013
Rugs on hardwood
mcancelliere01 added this to Living Spaces
August 22, 2013
Open Floor Plan. Exactly!
guptaank added this to Hallway
August 21, 2013
same kitchen as mine with Persian style rugs
roznik added this to Decorating, fabrics
August 20, 2013
Views
adiasc added this to Living Room Ideas
August 12, 2013
rugs with dark trim
kashaffer12 added this to Rugs
August 10, 2013
Both rugs
lynnetavera added this to living room rug
August 6, 2013
beautiful rug
mercedesk added this to mercedesk's ideas
August 6, 2013
Paint
mlmgraphic86 added this to living areas
August 6, 2013
passthroughs
rmoran888 added this to round side tables
August 1, 2013
glass doors
Missy Jennings added this to 38925 Ridge
July 30, 2013
black doors, paint color, white trim...SLEEK!
Allure Design Studio added this to Newbury Street
July 29, 2013
Navy (?) doors, white frames and moldings, antique rugs.
Naomi Stephens added this to Layout
July 24, 2013
I love the way the doors distinguish spaces but can be opened for flow!
Naomi Stephens added this to Architectural Details
July 24, 2013
I love the way the doors distinguish spaces but can be opened for flow!
basilvestri added this to Dining Room
July 24, 2013
Color
dianne516 added this to dianne516's ideas
July 22, 2013
wall paint
Linda Anthony added this to House Plan
July 20, 2013
The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy. Warm green is a perfect color for this space. The black doors and brass hardware add to the feeling of richness and warmth. The double French doors open to the light and bright kitchen.
betsyrme added this to betsyrme's ideas
July 20, 2013
Brown walls
etienne added this to Family Room
July 18, 2013
French doors
neverkills13 added this to Design ideas
July 16, 2013
Black doors
megnsteve added this to Hall
July 14, 2013
Doors in halls?
jyou added this to Interior
July 14, 2013
Doors. Windows over kitchen
anitaca added this to Rug
July 11, 2013
Light blue rug
btate added this to btate's ideas
July 9, 2013
Love french doors
Silica Studio added this to french doors
July 7, 2013
nice dark color
ahisham added this to Reception
July 5, 2013
Dining carpet
woodgang added this to doors
July 5, 2013
dark painted doors
nikio17 added this to French Doors
July 3, 2013
thin wood
henry704 added this to henry704's ideas
June 30, 2013
rug, French doors
hmlong02 added this to hmlong02's Ideas
June 30, 2013
French doors
olivercat88 added this to olivercat88's Ideas
June 30, 2013
Doors
kestocker added this to Home
June 29, 2013
Deep blue doors
kimtanco added this to kimtanco's ideas
June 29, 2013
french doors separating rooms -- creates open-close concept
lauradew added this to lauradew's ideas
June 28, 2013
Door colour
jstarr added this to living room
June 27, 2013
Wall color
kellyapetersen added this to scott apartment
June 24, 2013
french door flow
jrwflw added this to Lounge
June 22, 2013
Doors
sassody added this to sassody's Ideas
June 21, 2013
Belles portes francaise
yclooney added this to yclooney's ideas
June 21, 2013
Doors
Iris Adelmann added this to ranch homes
June 19, 2013
Style
Lisa added this to entry
June 19, 2013
Dark wood, gold door pulls
pazaustin added this to pazaustin's Ideas
June 19, 2013
Lo unge color
ealenzhughes added this to ealenzhughes's Ideas
June 15, 2013
Modern use of brass
roznik added this to House
June 13, 2013
Views through; kitchen; dark French doors
ralsbury added this to ralsbury's ideas
June 12, 2013
Love this rug!
freyazaheer added this to Living Room Ideas
June 12, 2013
food for thought..
clthompson added this to Living Room
June 7, 2013
Black doors
darlunee added this to darlunee's ideas
June 5, 2013
Grey color
Kceniya Manaeva added this to kceniya_manaeva's ideas
June 2, 2013
brass
michelepople added this to michelepople's ideas
June 2, 2013
beautiful persian carpets
sgamko added this to decor
May 22, 2013
rugs
kmrita added this to game room
May 20, 2013
dark doors
rhodo added this to other
May 13, 2013
blue painted glass doors
pgale added this to pgale's Ideas
May 11, 2013
French doors
kinnereth added this to kinnereth's ideas
May 9, 2013
I like the dark color doors and also the rugs
dyosa3 added this to Home
May 8, 2013
Warm green walls
campaignelect added this to campaignelect's Ideas
May 8, 2013
Rugs
threegoats added this to threegoats's Ideas
May 8, 2013
Dark green paint in interior room
Jayne Goddard added this to Doors and Windows
May 6, 2013
doors and windows
ehdonnelly added this to Living Room Ideas
May 6, 2013
blue and brass
bakerj added this to baker's wishes
May 1, 2013
rugs, colors
ovidioespinoza added this to Living Room Ideas
May 1, 2013
Puertas 6 vidrios
rebschneider added this to rebschneider's
May 1, 2013
doors
katpur24 added this to lighting
May 1, 2013
Paint Your Rooms Deep Colors The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy. Warm green is a perfect color for this space. The black doors and brass hardware add to the feeling of richness and warmth. The double French doors open to the light and bright kitchen.
nicholek added this to doors
April 30, 2013
French doors black
Courtney Fohrman added this to Paint color ideas
April 25, 2013
Paint color ideas
Mimi Allison added this to Floors
April 24, 2013
beautiful rugs
jagn added this to exteriors
April 24, 2013
antique brass
champagne1618 added this to Living Room Ideas
April 24, 2013
The feeling of space and the large doorways opening on to each other.
louisemhammer added this to Paint Colors
April 21, 2013
Paint Colors - Farrow & Ball - Mouse's Back No. 40.
epaino added this to epaino's ideas
April 21, 2013
Dark doors
trailmakr added this to trailmakr's ideas-for dining room
April 21, 2013
molding around door
burkieb00 added this to burkieb00's ideas
April 20, 2013
Paint Your Rooms Deep Colors The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy. Warm green is a perfect color for this space. The black doors and brass hardware add to the feeling of richness and warmth. The double French doors open to the light and bright kitchen.
cweidenbach added this to Paint colors
April 19, 2013
paint color
campgl added this to campgl's Ideas
April 19, 2013
Color
Marilyn Kaminski added this to Living Room
April 18, 2013
Love the color of the French doors...John's room?
khay154 added this to khay154's ideas
April 16, 2013
Dark door frmaes and white archs?
eashleyt added this to Living Room Ideas
April 16, 2013
Interesting color combination
sherryl123 added this to sherryl123's ideas
April 15, 2013
6. Paint Your Rooms Deep Colors The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy. Warm green is a perfect color for this space. The black doors and brass hardware add to the feeling of richness and warmth. The double French doors open to the light and bright kitchen.
lauran2 added this to Entry
April 15, 2013
Black doors/ white kitchen
nermin gabr added this to ngabr's ideas
April 15, 2013
glass door
jeksyl added this to jeksyl's ideas
April 14, 2013
interesting use of black doors
jcavinsd added this to jcavinsd's ideas
April 14, 2013
entry to library
Amy Pelletier Griffeth added this to webuser_36940's ideas
April 14, 2013
mix of black and white trim, dark colors
Meghan Sayers added this to Misc
April 14, 2013
Dark paint and French doors
sesinteriors added this to sesinteriors's ideas
April 14, 2013
different colour on book shelves and mouldings
christietoo added this to FUTURE HOUSE IDEAS
April 14, 2013
Paint Your Rooms Deep Colors The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy. Warm green is a perfect color for this space. The black doors and brass hardware add to the feeling of richness and warmth. The double French doors open to the light and bright kitchen.
burgessbaker added this to housewide
April 13, 2013
Bright white trim
cgendron added this to ideas for Eton Street
April 13, 2013
wall colour, moulding
shirleyemclaughlin added this to shirleyemclaughlin's ideas
April 13, 2013
could we do this upstairs
omartel added this to omartel's Ideas
April 13, 2013
Painted French doors. Nicer than plain white doors.
oonaghb added this to Dining Room Ideas
April 12, 2013
author of pic talking about embracing problem darkness, painting room warm green, brass handles and black frames lead into a bright white kitchen.
frozenatsea added this to frozenatsea's ideas
April 12, 2013
Dividing rooms, floors
christinem7 added this to christinem7's ideas
April 12, 2013
paint color
Debbie Humphrey Smith added this to webuser_57220's Ideas
April 12, 2013
Wall color?
nidda added this to nidda's ideas
April 12, 2013
durys
richdyan added this to Dyan's ideas
April 12, 2013
Dark colour needn't be wrong in a darkish room...love the green with white trim, plus the reflective polished wood floors and bright rugs.
jcomartin added this to jcomartin's ideas
April 12, 2013
dark doors
savtasandy added this to savtasandy's Ideas
April 12, 2013
Who would have thought?
Yajie Zhang added this to Overall and other ideas
April 12, 2013
厨房是朝北的,可以把玻璃窗的框和橱柜面做成深色,拥抱昏暗。
rider7676 added this to Interesting
April 12, 2013
The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy.
ako16 added this to decorating, diy, et al.
April 12, 2013
6. Paint Your Rooms Deep Colors The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy. Warm green is a perfect color for this space. The double French doors open to the light and bright kitchen.
vvanderlaan added this to living room
April 12, 2013
Book shelf
alexrankin added this to Hall
April 12, 2013
hallway idea in brown, with view of white beyond
Nia Menangdjuang added this to djuang's ideas
April 11, 2013
bright light -----> glass doors
kladd added this to kladd's ideas
April 11, 2013
Colors on wall, rugs, book
amybuteau added this to amybuteau's Ideas
April 11, 2013
Paint Your Rooms Deep Colors The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy. Warm green is a perfect color for this space. The black doors and brass hardware add to the feeling of richness and warmth. The double French doors open to the light and bright kitchen.
Carolyn Warnick added this to interior trim and dining
April 11, 2013
rich and moody
Tom Reynolds added this to Kitchen Ideas
April 11, 2013
French doors uniting two or more rooms.
andreagilliatt added this to andreagilliatt's ideas
April 11, 2013
wall color
dlwinckler added this to dlwinckler's Ideas
April 11, 2013
Wall color
diwaska added this to diwaska's ideas
April 11, 2013
French doors
roeda added this to roeda's ideas
April 11, 2013
french doors
ishml added this to 540 Sunnyvale RM
April 11, 2013
painted walls
mckennarene added this to Patio Ideas
April 11, 2013
the french doors
mctipper1 added this to Decorating
April 11, 2013
Colors
megwalsh9 added this to overall
April 11, 2013
6. Paint Your Rooms Deep Colors The inclination with dark rooms is to paint them light to try and brighten things up, but sometimes the best thing to do is to embrace the shadows and go for deeper, moody colors that make a dark room feel cozy. Warm green is a perfect color for this space. The black doors and brass hardware add to the feeling of richness and warmth. The double French doors open to the light and bright kitchen
monicagarner added this to monicagarner's Ideas
April 11, 2013
Lighting
julievongremp added this to living room
April 11, 2013
light bright and flows
jamiewarnke added this to Accents/Details
April 11, 2013
dark doors with grids and white woodwork
gail098 added this to gail098's ideas
April 11, 2013
Study
msmell7 added this to Living rooms
April 11, 2013
Warm green walls and lightness. And rug
laurajeffry added this to laurajeffry's Ideas
April 11, 2013
Open movement between rooms. Like the shade of green
Monika Quiroga_Jouwsma added this to remo
April 11, 2013
...
fredjlee added this to country home
April 11, 2013
doors and paint
uldi added this to uldi's ideas
April 11, 2013
Embrace the warm moody comfy with dark color
lisavedock added this to LQ - Master
April 11, 2013
Love the black doors.....
tmschwartz added this to tmschwartz's ideas
April 11, 2013
Doors
© 2014 Houzz Inc.
Houzz® The new way to design your home™