The living area makes the most of the house’s St. Johns River views. Mid-century modern furniture and accessories were chosen to reflect the home’s exterior aesthetic.

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Rug-less travertine flooring in the breakfast room solidifies the home’s intended coastal feel. The cypress ceiling was white-washed to match the flooring tonally. The Ro Sham Beaux beaded chandeliers were chosen because they are large enough to be commanding without blocking the views.

Design Evolution Modernizes Ponte Vedra Beach Home

A waterfront estate in Ponte Vedra Beach emerges as a true family retreat after a seasoned design team tackles it a second time
The second-floor family room is comfortably outfitted with Restoration Hardware’s sectional and Lee Industries lounge chairs. Natural wood branches out from a trio of Arteriors’ spellbinding “Finch” chandeliers, while hundreds of individually bent metal rods embody the playful vibe of Lightology’s “Little People Boomtown” floor lamp.

Grayton Beach Vacation Home is a Chic Escape

Love of family and friends anchors this clan to its favorite vacation spot--the magical shores of Grayton Beach
Regina Andrew wall sconces; focal art piece by Andrea Costa.

Ponte Vedra Home Embodies Lived-In Luxury

In homage to the nearby seaside, a serene family sanctuary is styled with soothing cool colors and natural wood accents
Having fun can be a messy business—which is why nearly every material in the solarium is washable and stain-resistant. “Because of their kids and the dog, cleanability was big on my client’s wish list,” Webster says. “And they wanted comfort, a lot of comfort.”

Modern Craftsman Redesign Opens Ponte Vedra Home

A Ponte Vedra couple and their growing clan builds their forever home with plenty of space to pursue their favorite pastimes
The living room’s ceiling features the same white Belgian oak found in the flooring, accentuated with light fixtures from Currey & Co. The bold citron-hued area rug and sculptural chairs flanking the fireplace infuse an artsy vibe. To the right and up three steps is one of the home’s architectural surprises: a blue-hued library. “It’s like a beautiful cocoon,” says Pamela. “It’s my favorite spot in the house.”

Beach House Blues in Paradise by the Bay

A vacation dream home in the Panhandle offers surprises around every corner
The Peacock Pavers flooring that runs through the first floor of the residence was the very first design decision, which set the tone for the clean, white palette. A large rug helps break up the expanse of white. The office, across the high-ceilinged foyer, boasts sliding barn doors designed by Leonard and made by a local craftsman.

Coastal Cool in Custom Ponte Vedra Beach Home

Thanks to savvy help from a design team, a new build in Ponte Vedra Beach is everything its young owners envisioned
Outdoors, a custom-designed pool is inset with a cushioned bench and a Jacuzzi created with mosaic tiles in blue hues that sparkle in the sunlight. Family and friends can relax in style on chaise lounges from Brown Jordan’s Kolo Collection.

Scenic On The River in Jacksonville

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Blissfully serene, the terrace of this Rosemary Beach getaway captures postcard vistas of the Emerald Coast. The gulf-front property underwent a top-to-bottom refresh by Montgomery interior designer Ashley Gilbreath. Lounge chairs from Summer Classics and a lantern from Legendary Lighting complement the quaint aesthetic.

Coastal Charm Aplenty in Rosemary Beach Home

Ocean-inspired hues and natural textures breathe new life into an airy seaside getaway in Rosemary Beach
Nashville-based designer Brad Ramsey creatively integrated a dining area into the living room with a custom curved Saladino banquette that hugs a Four Hands round wooden table. Additional Palecek seating pulls in effortlessly to accommodate six guests.

Coastal Considerations in Alys Beach Home

In Alys Beach, a new build makes the most of a natural palette with organic textures and African accents
Robyn Branch_FD31-2D Photography by Zeke Ruelas Photography, Nashville, TN In the first floor guest den, Branch nudged the homeowner toward a more Moroccan-inspired look rich with deep greens and blues. Three pendants hang from the ceiling at staggered lengths, while the green-and-blue wallpaper brings the outside in. Floor cushions and throw pillows make it a perfect, quiet spot for the homeowner to meditate.

Rich Colors and Textures Transform Atlantic Beach Home

A sophisticated redesign takes an Atlantic Beach home from pop to polished
Designers Dianne Davant and Priscilla Hyatt Councill didn’t want the interiors to compete with the outdoor beauty. They brought in natural elements like the coffee table with a cypress trunk and an antler chandelier that ties the living room to the kitchen.

Cozy Cabin Overlooks the Suwannee River

A North Florida couple builds their family-friendly forever home along the Suwannee River
Kelly Wearstler wallpaper and a large wicker lighting fixture in the upstairs sitting room help create a cozy conversation area. The custom sofa is long enough to allow guests to sleep toe to toe, while the sculptural black sand coffee table provides movement and more visual interest to what Booth describes as “a tight little room.”

Modern Lines Meet Natural Elements in Alys Beach Home

A vacation home in Alys Beach provides a large Southern family with much-needed connection to nature
Interior designer David Frazier conceptualized the dining room without a rug to showcase its honed coral stone floors. The polished patina of a Holland MacRae dining table complements the textural appeal of woven William Sonoma chairs and an antique bleached English oak sideboard from Steven Postans Antiques. A custom chandelier fabricated by Phillips Metalworks mimics candlelight.

Alys Beach Home Radiates Coastal Charm

Idyllic Alys Beach turns out to be the dream vacation getaway for an Alabama couple and their large family
The renovated exterior of this historic residence in Neptune Beach takes its cues from the original Mediterranean Revival-style home constructed in 1931. New waterproofed brick veneer matches the old sand-lime brick that had deteriorated beyond repair, and stained mahogany doors emit an air of Old Florida elegance.

Historic Neptune Beach Home is an Elegant Vision

During an extensive restoration, a beloved historic home in Neptune Beach gets a fresh update while retaining its original elegance and architectural grandeur
A tide pool photograph by local artist Thomas Hager and soft blue pillows covered in a Lee Jofa fabric add a splash of color to the otherwise neutral living room. Refinished vintage rattan and wicker accents, including a loveseat and console sourced in Palm Beach a decade ago, finally found a home in the center of the space.

Laid-Back Sophistication in Designer’s Passion Project

Inspired by everything fun and chic about waterside living, a designer creates an idyllic retreat for her and her family in Ponte Vedra Beach
A grand entrance marked by a circular staircase creates a dynamic architectural element visible from the dining area. The entry rug introduces a touch of pattern to the home’s calming, neutral palette. Lexington’s clean-lined dining table and chairs pair exceptionally with a linear statement chandelier from Ashore.

Amelia Island Dream Home Boasts Magnificent Views

A home renovation amid the marshlands of Amelia Island proves to be the best medicine for an adventurous couple
With its Moroccan influences, the sunken zaguán is the most popular spot in the house. “It’s a unique and colorful space where you feel connected to the pool and Lake Marilyn just outside,” says the homeowner.

Global Grandeur Enchants in Alys Beach Home

An interior designer leans into vibrant Moroccan and Mediterranean styles for a standout residence in Alys Beach
Jonathon Savage_FD31-3C Photo by Julie Wage Ross Jonathan Savage divided the L-shaped living room into three “intimate, convivial spaces to make it feel cozy, warm, and inviting yet casual, carefree, and durable,” he says. “You can come in with a bathing suit, plop down and be fine.”

Tranquility Achieved in Rosemary Beach Redesign

In Rosemary Beach, a family’s longtime design partner creates a space to savor
Soaring 12-foot-tall windows and doors in the living room display a panoramic ocean view just beyond the loggia and pool. Plush furnishings include Lee Industries’ sofas and chairs, petrified-wood accent tables from Bernhardt and Oly’s mirror-topped cocktail table.

Dutch West Indies-Inspired Paradise On Rosemary Beach

A Chicago couple escapes the cold in scenic splendor at this exquisite beachfront retreat overlooking the Gulf of Mexico
Knoll’s Platner armchairs add a dose of midcentury-modern style to the dining area, where the centerpiece is a custom-made table crafted from cypress trees that were found in the St. Johns River, right outside the home.

Organic Details Warm Contemporary Jacksonville Home

The design of a new family home in Jacksonville is influenced by its prime position along the banks of the St. Johns River