Create a Warm Modern Home

Modern needn’t mean cold. This Florida beach house whispers relaxed, contemporary charm.

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Warm Modern Breakfast Nook
Photographer: Francesco Lagnese

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For a clean backdrop, Russell painted most rooms in neutral shades of crisp white and light beige, and stained the existing hardwood floors a contrasting dark brown. He stuck to a restrained, neutral palette for the textiles, too, choosing curtains, rugs, and upholstery in cool grays and sandy taupes.

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