Our Favorite Modern Interiors

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

Fireplaces features broken seaglass in place of wood
Writer Gena Sigala, Photographer Dominique Vorillon

Center Pieces

Keeping walls mostly bare―save for a few sconces and paintings leaning above the mantle―creates a mood that is calm and uncluttered. Limit furnishings to statement pieces, such as a chaise or a pair of shapely vases. Lining the fireplace with broken sea glass adds a touch of beach shimmer even when not in use.

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