Now, that's what I call a view! When your home has a stunning beach backdrop like the one above - the interiors don't need to compete - and this L.A Beach House is a lesson in understated design that enables the owner to showcase both the location, and his treasured possessions.
Designed by the team at Homepolish the brief was to style the interiors with a pared back aesthetic that complimented the owner's art collection and was a relaxing retreat to entertain in.
The beach is such a key element to this home, and so it was important to relate to it within the space. This is seen with the use of the natural materials used through out.
I'm not sure I could get much work done here with an outlook like that! It just shows that a study nook can be created with a simple timber slab providing the desk and simple styling all that is needed.
Warm timber is used throughout the home, from the floors to furniture. Plants bring nature in, and light is further maximised and manipulated with the judicious use of mirrors!
A trick worth remembering to replicate at your place, is the subtle repetition of materials - for example the house uses aged brass / gold light fittings from the living areas to the bedrooms, all different in style, but consistent in finish.
This is a great illustration of how our interiors do not need to be over-complicated!
Admittedly this style of design is more of an aspiration than reality for many of us - would you just LOVE to be able to create a haven like this in a weekender or holiday home that you can retreat to without the clutter of daily life that we usually seem to accumulate?!