THE HAMPTONS & FRENCH-STYLE LIVING
It is hard to deny the allure of The Hamptons. It is a coastal playground of escape and relaxation from the busy streets of New York City. A place where the elite of Manhattan go to unwind and recharge. It is no wonder why the signature style of a true Hamptons home embraces simple sophistication, comfort, soothing neutrals and a relaxing aura. A coastal edge with a touch of country. It remains a timeless classic. A white-on-white color palette complimented by warm, timber flooring is incredibly popular. The large-scale furniture with clean lines drenched in soft, dreamy textures creates a home of pure tranquility.
The most complimentary design style that dominates the Hamptons is French Provincial. The similarities are uncanny, with its neutral palette. However, the French Provincial aesthetic offers subtle ornate details which add a splash of intrigue. With its warm and cozy appeal, it is a reflection of the homes in Provence in the South of France in the 17th and 18th century. It is a relaxed, “shabby-chic” form of French-style living that combines elegance with functionality. Colors are inspired by the landscape. The furniture is sturdy and beautifully simple and includes farmhouse tables, armoires and buffets.
Not just for the Hamptons. Take a peek at these inspiring examples of this splendid style combination.