Displaying posts labeled "Beach"

Family beach house

Posted on Mon, 5 May 2014 by midcenturyjo

A new build house is given a super dose of character and colour. Savannah, Georgia based Rethink Design Studio has taken a basically “nice” shell and created a fun family beach house. It’s about adding architectural details, personal pieces, splashes of colour and keeping everything light hearted and casual. Favourite bits? The bunk room on the first floor screened off with curtains. Great for kids and all those extra guests. Me? I”ll take one of the peaceful bedrooms. Sea glass colours have always been a fav.


Posted on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 by midcenturyjo

Escape. Sandy beaches, simple life. Relax, chill out. After all running away should be like coming home.  Holiday house in Negril, Jamaica by Knibb Design. The best things in life aren’t complicated.

Cabanas no Rio

Posted on Mon, 7 Apr 2014 by midcenturyjo

Perched on the tidal waters of Comporta south of Lisbon, Portugal are two small cabins. Crafted from recycled timber they reference the local fishermen’s huts. The first cabin contains a bedroom and bathroom. The second a living space with basic kitchen. Simple and beautiful, romantic and at one with the wetlands. Cabanas no Rio by architect Manuel Aires Mateus. In my dreams I am there already.

The Oyster Catcher

Posted on Tue, 18 Feb 2014 by midcenturyjo

We have all seen (and fallen in love with) shots of photographer Paul Massey‘s Mousehole, Cornwall home but did you know you can rent it for a holiday stay? And look at the view! Oh my! My trouble would be that I wouldn’t want to give the keys back. The Oyster Catcher via Unique Home Stays.

Wauwinet Ramble

Posted on Tue, 4 Feb 2014 by midcenturyjo

A classic style Nantucket cottage. A new build that references the past. A good neighbour that fits in. Wauwinet Ramble is just what you’d expect of a shingle clad beach house but come on inside. There’s a happy little surprise. House design by workshop/apd in collaboration with  Studio Massaud and of course interiors by Jonathan Adler. Tradition takes a chill pill.