Beach House Style Guide

Get the coastal look wherever you live with our expert tips on beach house style for every room of your home.

12 Beach House Kitchens

Coastal kitchens deserve their share of flavorful twists―from pastel pink appliances to splashy light fixtures. We give these cooking spaces five stars for originality and presentation.

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A longboard surfboard gets a second lift as a kitchen island table top in this environmentally friendly kitchen.
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Think Green

Design for the future without sacrificing style. Formaldehyde-free cabinetry and doors, low-VOC paints, Energy Star–rated appliances, and an island crafted from recycled wine vats ensure that this kitchen is as easy on the environment as it is on the eyes.

Idea Spotlight 
Spice up the kitchen with a beach icon. This surfboard-style island is functional, funky, and definitively coastal.

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