This beautiful beach house was meant for architect David Berridge who has spent the last 30 years in New York City. But the fond memories of childhood on the beaches in New Zealand has meant that the Otama Beach House has been designed to replicate that feeling and nostalgia as the architect intends to now spend some time down under.
The story of innovation hits the headlines this time from the décor sector headed by entrepreneur Lucy Bohnsack and her brainchild company East Camp Home which launched two absolutely stunning and lust-worthy collections of throw pillows that reflect exactly what Lucy envisioned for her company … fine art in functional form. These first two collections the Exotic and Fable Collections monumentalize the beauty of all creatures through collaboration with renowned animal photographer Valerie Shaff.
Unlike the modern minimalist trend this one is from an era where various shades and designs were used lavishly to create vibrant and cheerful interiors. And there is indeed nothing ‘neutral’ about the interiors here as each room seems to have its own distinctive personality and with even unusual décor like the brass pole in the kitchen and old record player that is showcased in the living room.
With summer just around the corner many of us already think of a relaxing place where we can spend our holiday. There are so many options and many great places to choose from which makes the decision very tough if you need to choose just one place an oasis of peace comfort and beautiful surroundings.
The architects have divided the available space into two broad sections – an active area and a quiet zone and the entire arrangement follows this predetermined pattern. The beautiful open dining space an ultra-modern kitchen and a relaxing living area with a large L-shape sofa taking a center spot are arranged ever so elegantly to ensure that function naturally follows form.
One of the most notable elements of this room however is the illuminated blue table which sheds an aquamarine glow on all surfaces close by. While something of this style would be more suited in a European discotheque than an aristocratic household it somehow fits beautifully.
But there are lucky ones who already have their own summer house — I’m talking about this beautiful and relaxing condo in Iporanga Brazil. Actually it is a condominium for summer houses on Sao Paulo’s coast designed by Nitsche Arquitetos Associados.