Six Colorful Style Tricks
Designer Amanda Nisbet infuses a family beach retreat on Long Island with radiant hues, from bold blues to punchy pinks.
Photo: Jonny Valiant , Writer: Sarah Latta, Stylist: Elizabeth Beeler
Start Out Strong
The foyer is a house’s first impression, and Amanda wanted to make this one memorable. Instead of repainting the just-done
white walls, she jazzed up plain coral-shaped sconces with periwinkle paint. “A strong color can actually make a grand space
less overwhelming,” says Amanda, who anchored the entry with a hexagonal table covered in a blue-and-white-print fabric.