Shades of View with Blakely Inside Design

Shades of View with Blakely Inside Design
Shades of View with Blakely Inside Design

Images by Greg Premru

Residing on the water requires a coastal impressed inside, and Blakely Inside Design was capable of ship simply that. This newly renovated residence in Wickford boasts crisp colours, recent patterns, and a brand new format that displays precisely what the owners desired.

Blakely was given full inventive freedom for this design, as the house was “ours to reimagine,” recollects Janelle Blakely Photopoulos, proprietor and artistic director. “Our shoppers purchased this home with a spectacular view, but it surely wanted a variety of love. The in depth renovation took the house proper all the way down to the studs, and all the ground plan was reconfigured,” Blakely Photopoulos says.

The owners at the moment reside in Texas, however plan to retire and stay full time right here within the husband’s dwelling state. For now, this dwelling serves as a calming summer season getaway. 

One of the vital distinctive makes use of of area is the built-in moist bar tucked under the attractive white oak staircase (the place the absence of risers not solely lets the daylight stream via, however permits an unobstructed view of the water from the second you step into the entrance entrance). Floating cabinets complement the uncovered beams and stairs, offering an aesthetically pleasing alternative to accommodate glassware, bar equipment and liquor bottles. Finishing the area is a temperature-controlled wine cooler and mini fridge, each totally stocked and able to assist entertain their friends.

All through the house, beautiful views of Wickford Harbor are seen via the floor-to-ceiling home windows, a picture-perfect backdrop for meals on the ten-seat eating desk. A blue coastal chinoiserie impressed cloth backs the upholstered host chairs complementing the navy eating chairs that flank the desk, providing sufficient comfy seating for when family and friends come to go to.


Images by Greg Premru

An inviting open ground plan on the primary ground is full with white shiplap partitions (historically seen in coastal houses), cool blue furnishings and heat uncovered wooden beams. 

Within the kitchen, a balanced mixture of crisp white and vibrant blue cabinetry pairs fantastically with a customized scallop backsplash and polished nickel fixtures. The vary hood accented with nickel straps, and a quartz countertop with stunning blue veining subtly proves how intentional design lies in every element.

Upstairs, the main bedroom nods to the coastal theme in a delicate manner. A delicate inexperienced and blue trendy botanical wallpaper accents the impartial furnishings and crisp white bedding, whereas pillows, window remedies and equipment add an extra splash of colour. “We needed to take a serene, spa-like method to the colour palette to make the main bedroom the final word place to chill out and unwind,” Blakely Photopoulos says.

Every ensuite lavatory within the dwelling carries the bed room design idea into the area for a cohesive look. On this visitor lavatory, the varied kinds of tile is the primary point of interest; white subway tile is contrasted with navy blue penny rounds to create a cabana stripe look within the bathe. “I fell in love with the primary flooring first, which ended up being the primary inspiration for the bathe tile,” Blakely Photopoulos says of the hexagonal ground tile.

Whereas the state has a big seasonal renter demographic, Blakely needed to create a house for a everlasting place the place the shoppers might benefit from the ocean blues year-round. 

“We have been employed to utterly rework the area, and in collaboration with Lawrence Builders, we created a house for a everlasting keep,” Blakely Photopoulos says.

Because of the pandemic and delayed supplies, the shoppers’ long-awaited dwelling is prepared for the remainder of their lives.


650 Ten Rod Rd., North Kingstown, 401-789-1516,