Editor’s Miscellany: Rough and Ready
February 27, 2013
By Kyle Hoepner
Somehow these days I’m just in the mood for beams, barn board, and other reclaimed, rough-hewn or simply raw wood overhead. Need I say more? Here are some favorites of the moment.
Family room in Darien, Connecticut, by Beinfield Architecture. Photo from beinfield.com
Here’s another beautifully textured ceiling by Bruce Beinfield. Photo from beinfield.com
Rough versus smooth, or raw versus finished, from San Francisco’s Arcanum Architecture. Photo from houzz.com
The same idea in an unusually traditional setting just outside Boston, by Frank Shirley Architects
Timber frame and rough stucco meet in this upstate New York bedroom by Bonetti/Kozerski Studio. Photo by William Waldron, from the July 2012 issue of Architectural Digest.
The effect works in the bathroom as well, as Connecticut architect Reese Owens and designer Karen Davis show here. Photo by Michael Partenio for New England Home; click to see more of this house.
John Saladino is a master of the rough, the rustic and the patinated, generally with a Mediterranean cast. Photo by Eric Piasecki, from housebeautiful.com
Designer S. Russell Groves decided simple, sleek furniture and lighting would sing in this converted barn in Connecticut. Photo by Scott Frances, from the June 2008 issue of Architectural Digest