The brightly coloured hallway creates a welcoming feel in this three-storey beach house in Montauk, New York.
The kitchen is the sunniest room in the house and, with windows on three sides, has the best vantage points, too. The blue shade helps blend in with the sky outside.
Fun, unexpected touches, such as this mermaid lamp from 1stdibs.com, can be found throughout the house. The owner customised it herself with an inexpensive white shade and fringing.
A cool, calm aquatic theme, inspired by the home’s close proximity to the sea, runs throughout the space. On the open staircase and landing, a white, twiggy chandelier is a striking centrepiece.