Make Vintage Modern

Designer Blair Gordon tells us how he gave a vintage Key West cottage some modern style.

Update the Best of the Past
Photographer: Annie Schlechter

Update the Best of the Past

In keeping with the look of the historic neighborhood, where houses feature shutters and decorative elements in shades such as turquoise and coral, Blair used a conch shell pink for exterior. He modernized the look by reversing the scheme, tempering the pink with with a dark wood stain on the shutters and gray paint on the porch floors. "The bright color makes the house stand out," he says.

Exterior in Touch of Pink: benjaminmoore.com.

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