This oceanfront Idea House mixes nostalgic beach-home style with modern building technology. The result is an enduring getaway well equipped for large gatherings and generations of seaside memories.
On the room's two sofas, a tawny silk weave is visually reminiscent of burlap—but surprises the touch with smooth softness. Rattan chairs trimmed in jute piping compement the silk. Images of the West Indies are woven into the plush area rugs. Abundant rattan ta bles stand ready to hold cocktails or an interrupted book.