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.
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A vintage trunk and a suzani add style to this guest room, while the white walls give it the relaxed feel of a Scandinavian modern home. "We had lots of help sourcing the best items from Billy Cotton, a New York City–based industrial designer," says Verbridge. "He helped us separate the great sources from the rest of them."To the left is a closet that doubles as a passageway to a bathroom. Because this room serves as a guest room, the clients had the luxury of outfitting the new, large closet with the bureau, mirror and vase.
3. Dilute the effect with neutrals. Two separate Orientals, plus a global-print blanket tossed over the headboard, are separated by generous swaths of white wall paint and hardwood flooring to keep them from overwhelming each other.