Light and Neutral Design

By layering neutral colors, cool textures, and lots of natural light, architect Bobby McAlpine and designer Susan Ferrier created a Florida beach house that’s refined yet relaxing.

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Light and Neutral Design: About the House
Photographer Tria Giovan; Stylist Heather Chadduck

About the House

Style: Dutch Colonial-inspired home with elegant but casual interiors that stand up to family life

Space: 4,800 square feet spread over three levels, with five bedrooms, six baths, an open living/dining area, and a downstairs den

Setting: The white sands of Rosemary Beach, Florida, just off scenic Highway 30A between Panama City and Destin

View: The shimmery blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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