Our Favorite Modern Interiors

Step inside these stylish beach homes to see stunning contemporary spaces by the sea.

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Gray limestone fireplace and neutral modern furniture
Writer Anna Gresham, Photographer Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Clean and Clear

The gray limestone fireplace in this living room was chosen for its neutral hue. “We didn’t want it to seem cluttered,” says homeowner Janice Barker. The rest of the room plays off the understated focal point with modern furniture and minimal furnishing pointing all visitors to the view of the ocean.

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