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Publication Date: 2015-06-23

House Tours

An Elegant Beach House on the Gulf of Mexico

Decorator Susan Ferrier puts a glamorous spin on coastal style with shimmering details and dreamy hues.

Photography: Erica George Dines

Gridded windows overlooking the Gulf of Mexico offer a masculine contrast to the living room's romantic allure. Swedish daybed in a Laura Lienhard hemp, Randall Tysinger; chesterfield sofa in a Romo velvet, Verellen; floor lamps, Carol Tarver; custom mirrored coffee table, A. Tyner Antiques; curtains in a Stroheim fabric.

A palette of gray, white, silver and gold creates an ethereal mood in the living room. Chair in a Fabricut Cadence fabric, Gregorius Pineo; fluted tables, A. Tyner Antiques; art, Michael Dines.

Goatskin rug from the Rug Company.

Sofa in a Mark Alexander fabric, Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman; custom table; klismos chair, Michael Taylor; antique French chairs in a Perennials fabric, Randall Tysinger; 19th-century Italian chandelier, Robuck.

Photography: Erica George Dines

Custom cypress paneling disguises floor-to-ceiling closets in the master bedroom. Italian iron bed and bedside commodes, Gregorius Pineo; chaise, Room & Board; pillows in a Nobilis damask; canopy and curtains in a Pindler linen.

Tub, Devon & Devon; Moroccan pendant, McAlpine Booth & Ferrier; floor lamps, Barbara Cosgrove; tub fittings, stool, and mosaic tiles, Waterworks.

A bench by Formations anchors the foyer; sconces, Urban Electric; rug, Kyle Bunting.

The whitewashed stucco exterior.

Antique Italian sconce, Parc Monceau.

Oven and cooktop, Fisher & Paykel; faucet, Kohler.

With its bronze lantern and low sectional sofa, the loggia evokes a Moroccan vibe. Sofa, Dedon; side table, Kolo Collection; canvas-covered lanterns, Casamidy.


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