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Photo: In Detail Interiors
Skip the Anchors and Driftwood When Creating Modern Coastal Style
When Florida-based interior designer Cheryl Kees Clendenon of In Detail Interiors first met her client, she knew she was ready for something new. “[W]hen we were initially hired for the project [she] was recently widowed and trying to find a stride that was her own in a space full of a lot of old memories and leftover furniture from her life in Tampa,” Cheryl recalls.
“We wanted the condo to feel totally completely 100 percent different from anything you'd expect for the space — but balanced when viewed cohesively against the exterior landscape and considered as a beach condo. This is not your rusty bucket-o-bolts design and certainly does not hit what a lot of people would identify as coastal — but we felt a leaning to consider the landscape outside in a fresh way with this space.”
Must-haves for the new-and-improved condo included “a more efficient kitchen space that was truly going to be a cook’s kitchen,” a generous space to host family and friends, and “an overall perspective for something 200 percent unique.” Follow along on Cheryl’s in-depth tour.