Rooms to Inspire by the Sea by Annie Kelly & Tim Street-Porter

The book Rooms to Inspire by the Sea takes you on a tour of homes that range from casual weekend retreats and charming cottages to luxurious family compounds owned by designers and tastemakers.

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Created by decorator, journalist and author Annie Kelly and her photographer husband Tim Street-Porter who's work you might have seen in House Beautiful and other lifestyle magazines, the book looks and sounds like a great read with lots of interesting design ideas.

rooms to inspire by the sea
Among the features are John Derian's 1789 ship captain's home in Provincetown, MA, projects by designer Tom Scheerer and the Bahamian home of Olivier and Zoƫ de Givenchy. Other locations include Southern California, Florida and Puerto Vallarta.

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This White Washed Cottage Built from a Ship  is featured in the book.

rooms by the sea
For this Seashell Art shells are glued to what looks like canvases or white painted boxes.

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Different regions and climates, completely different styles.

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For more information and to view more pictures, go to Rizzoli USA.

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