Creating a Beach Inspired Great Room

May 27, 2015

When we approached Nantucket based interior designer Nina Liddle to create a great room for our 2015 New England Home Cape & Islands issue, Nina actually came back to us with two schemes for a coastal-inspired gathering spot. One landed in the issue and the other we are sharing here on the blog. Both of them will help create a welcoming space for gathering after a day at the beach. 

John Himmel Rope Sofa

 “This hand woven rope sofa adds richness and texture to any space. The beautiful piece is a perfect complement to a beach house setting.”

John Himmel Rope Sofa

Photography by Michael Gaillard

"Michael’s large format photographs are a gorgeous statement for any room. The composition and lighting are both serene and beautiful – His field works are my favorite and he happens to shoot most of them in my two favorite places Nantucket and Nosara, Costa Rica.”

Michael Gaillard

Peter Fasano Fabrics

“Hand silk-screened in Great Barrington, Rhode Island. These beautiful fabrics use water soluble pigments that are earth based. Peter Fasano’s collection includes florals, geometrics and whimsical patterns. His collection is a “go to” fabric for Nina Liddle Design.”

Peter Fasano Stripe

Peter Fasano Floral

Aerin Lauder Culleden Lamp

"I love this lamp!  Combining Navy and Turquoise is a fresh twist to the classic navy palette that works so well in summer homes."

Aerin Lauder Lamp

Hand woven 100% Silk Throw from Island Weaves

“Everyone needs a fabulous throw on their sofa to provide luxurious warmth on those cool summer nights. This silk is spun in Switzerland and is much thicker than other silks. Woven in a thin herringbone."

silk throw

Nina’s second design scheme for a welcoming great room can be found in the 2015 issue of New England Home Cape & Islands.

Nina Liddle Design, Nantucket, (508) 221-0781,

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