October 6, 2022

Exterior Home

The art of exterior home

DPAGES – a design publication for lovers of all things cool & beautiful

2 min read

 

 

THE FAMOUS…

light of Long Island’s East End is the primary constructing block of this present-day holiday dwelling, whose vaulted rooms and considerable windows were being slipping much short of their possible before Sag Harbor-primarily based Wintertime McDermott came to the rescue. “Hard to think, but the residence employed to be darkish, with very in excess of-scaled household furniture,” remembers Maureen Winter McDermott, the firm’s founder and principal designer, who undertook a partial renovation and all-new furnishings method for a young family members in need to have of a respite from their busy New York Town lives. Now, the house, surrounded by native woodlands, exudes a serene radiance, many thanks to the masterful manipulation of that light-weight and a staunch dedication to an almost pure white palette. The first step was “getting points down to a blank slate,” as the designer places it, which integrated refinishing the present wood floors for a pale underlayment, changing chaotic hearth mantels with easy personalized plaster ones, enlarging the principal bedroom and redoing two baths.

 

 

SCULPTURAL…

mild fixtures and boldly shaped furnishings, a lot of from Italy and Scandinavia, lead to a appear that is anything but cookie-cutter. Anchoring the living room’s mood of casual sophistication is a sensuous, 1970s Gianfranco Frattini Sessan sofa, a hanging and singularly dim focal issue in a surrounding sea of whites. Utrecht chairs from Cassina stand out for their uniquely angled armrests the abnormal carved ash espresso desk is by the French-Brazilian designer Nikolai Lafuge.

 

 

 

THE DINING…

room’s French doors, arched fanlight and higher beamed ceiling simply invite the daylight in. A playful parasol-shaped pendant mild dances over a custom table of whitewashed maple. Seating incorporates Betty dining chairs with woven linen seats from Garde and a caned accent chair by Pierre Jeanneret.

 

 

 

THE DECIDEDLY…

un-unexciting combine in a windowed corner includes an egg-formed hanging wicker chair, a walnut and brass personalized console desk and a Brutus accent chair of concrete and fiber from Studio Nordhaven that is as a great deal artwork as furniture.

 

 

 

WINTER…

McDermott eliminated partitions to integrate place from a minimal-utilised residence office into the most important bed room. The end result: a commodious region for Television looking at, kitted out with furnishings in pale neutrals and a normal jute rug that preserve the seem light.

 

 

DISTINCTIVE…

woven wallcovering in the new key bathtub is unexpectedly juxtaposed with the formality of a marble sink.

 

 

THE TEXTURE…

tale continues in the bedrooms, with thickly tufted white wool rugs and a Bloomsbury daybed coated in a nubby bouclé.

 

 

 

IN THE…

skylight shower, shadows engage in on the all-natural irregularities of white-painted brick. “We definitely needed to make a feeling of serenity and calm,” the designer states. With the help of wonderful daylight and the indispensable coloration white, they did just that.

 

 

Design and style: Winter season McDermott

Pictures: Glen Allsop