Haven on Earth
Open to the sea and sky from a mountaintop on St. Barts, this Danish couple’s retreat defines the heavenly simplicity of West
Indies style. And proves that wicker isn’t just for chairs. These statement-making Italian lamps add coastal style in a creative
To keep the black mahogany cabinets from looking too dark, glass fronts were added to reflect natural light. Painting the interiors white makes everyday dishes look like art. Handwoven baskets are an easy way to weave a natural element into the decorating scheme, they speak to an island way of life.
Products (February 2010): Wicker lamps, unavailable; for a similar look, try the Leran 24” pendant lamp, $90; Ikea. Rug, unavailable; for a similar look, try the Stockholm Rand rug, $179; Ikea.