Really nice internal staircase to lofted area. Wood matches the wood on the walls.
“There was a lot of texture already present here,” Groves says of the dining room at the renovated Connecticut barn. “So we chose a very simple table and chairs—wood themselves, in order to relate to the surroundings—and a customized chandelier.” A flagstone fireplace topped with wood cabinets anchors the space.
In contrast with the surrounding wooded landscape, absolute symmetry rules in the white-walled, double-height living room, from the placement of the windows to the positioning of the furniture. The cocktail table is from Ligne Roset.
Architect Margaret McCurry of Tigerman McCurry designed this Lake Michigan getaway. “It’s a modern interpretation of the farm structures that populate this region of Michigan,” the architect explains. The exterior is clad in red-painted tongue-and-groove cedar siding and topped with a metal standing-seam roof.