Designer Spotlight: Tracey Rapisardi

This Maine designer customizes coastal homes up and down the Eastern seaboard with her blend of furniture styles and signature color palettes.

  • Print
  • |
  • Email
Relaxed Design
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Relaxed Design  

“My style is clean lines and beachy pastels, a mishmash of new and old furniture unified by color and fabric,” Tracey says. In this compact kitchen, white walls make it feel more spacious, while painted furnishings and floral fabrics create a warm atmosphere. Colorful accessories brighten space.

More Ways To Get Coastal Living



JavaScript must be enabled to use this Calendar module.

100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.