A Bit Beachy - Ship lanterns, a coastal painting, and coral pieces give a nod to this home's tropical setting. Cream furnishings and a striped rug lighten up the living room while built-in cabinetry emphasizes the formal mantel. Steel gray-blue accents the all-white space in small doses to add interest to the white.
For her familys house in Darien, Connecticut, textile designer Susan Harris decorated a guest room with a vintage French rattan bureau, a Swedish wool rug, and ceramic lamps. The cotton-linen fabrics for the headboard, bedcover, bed skirt, and pillow shams are by Harriss firm, SeaCloth.