Summer is here and it’s time to log some serious hours in a beach chair. A perfect summer day for us starts by loading up our beach bag with design books and shelter magazines (and our cooler with cold drinks). Then we hike down to our beach chairs and stay put until sunset. Heaven.
Whether you are heading for your own beach house or just camped out in the sand dreaming of the perfect vacation home, Rooms to Inspire by the Sea by Annie Kelly (photos by her husband, Tim Street-Porter) is a great source of inspiration.
The styles in this book are as varied as the homeowners, but the designs have one thing in common — they are all about relaxing, casual spaces that provide maximum opportunity to escape the fast-paced urban routine and connect with nature.
paired neatly with black in this Malibu beach house.