Make Vintage Modern

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

Add (a Little) Coastal Kitsch
Photographer: Annie Schlechter

Add (a Little) Coastal Kitsch

Nothing says "beach house" like a wall-mounted sailfish. In the bunk room, Blair turned that coastal icon into modern sculpture with glossy white paint. "It wouldn't be Key West without a little conch culture, but there's no reason to go overboard," he says. The nautical bunks also got the white paint treatment.

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