Near a black front door, American boxwood is surrounded by asparagus fern, variegated ivy, white pentas and blue evolvulus, which add a hint of blue and additional depth to the entryway containers, says designer Cameron Watkins. This house has a large entrance so it was important to scale the containers and landscape accordingly, he says. Boxwoods are great for substance plantings and anchoring other foundation shrubs.
Understated style in a tidy package, this tastefully contemporary deck may inspire an espresso habit. The beautiful dark decking grounds the space, while the lofty white umbrella provides shade for sunny days.
This elegant master bath with neoclassical touches includes a double entry shower. A floating tub separates the his and hers vanities, while textured wood floors add a rustic appeal. Sophisticated wallpaper creates a subtle design element.
The courtyard in this elegant backyard brings an element of traditional European landscaping. With an obelisk in the center of the courtyard and foliage on each corner, the space invites visitors to take a jaunt across the yard to admire the symmetry and elegance of the courtyard.
Terracotta tiles are used to create a warm, rustic atmosphere in this East Hampton dining room warmed by an inviting fireplace and offering plenty of seating. A pair of glass doors opens to a limestone terrace with a view of the grounds.
The stove wall has multiple focal points including the blue La Cornue stove, a reclaimed tin hood, two curio cabinets and a 2 ¼’’ thick concrete counter top with a silver gray finish to match the hood.
Inspired by Marie Antoinette's Le Petit Trianon in Versailles, this East Hampton home is classically designed. A dramatically sloped roof flanked by two matching octagonal wings creates a graceful and traditional silhouette for the home.
A black velvet-upholstered armchair and stool work within the space to create a timeless, European-influenced living room in this boutique hotel. Rich textures, purple accents and thick molding escort visitors into the intimate, charming space.
Connected to the poolhouse, a luxurious grotto-style pool and spa includes both privacy and relaxation. Beautiful water features and stone statues contribute to the spa-like retreat, and an outdoor seating area offers a place to sit, relax and enjoy the fresh air.
A custom marble inlay with pops of yellow carries from the floor to the bathtub surround in the luxurious master bath. His and her vanities with beautiful wood detailing stand on opposite sides of the room, and for the lady of the household, an attached makeup vanity adds convenience to the morning routine.