Architect Thomas Moore and designer Cheri Dirksen lead us through a spacious oceanside summer home. See how the design has withstood the test of time with streamlined shapes, simplified traditional details, plenty of large windows and an indoor-outdoor feel.
See more of this cottage in our August 2007 issue.
Architecture, Thomas Moore Architect, (416) 698-8005, 1-866-312-3123 or visit Thomasmoorearchitect.com; design, Cheri Dirksen, Dirksen Design Company, Exeter, N.H. (603) 580-5080.
Breezeway: Teak table and chairs, Rock Wood Casual Furniture, visit Rockwoodteak.com for retailers across Canada.
Screened porch: Wicker furniture, Lloyd/Flanders, visit Lloydflanders.com for retailers; all-weather lamps, Frontgate, call 1-888-263-9850 or visit Frontgate.com; limited edition print, Tony Diodati, Art Gallery of Tony Diodati, New London, P.E.I. (902) 886-3009 or visit Tonydiodati.com.
Kitchen: Walls, Hawthorne Yellow (HC-4), from the Historical Colour Collection, cabinets and trim, White Heron (OC-57), from the Off-White Collection, island, Sherwood Green (HC-118), from the Historical Colour Collection, trim, Chili Pepper (2004-20), from the Colour Preview Collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca for retailers across Canada.
Guest bathroom: Walls, Palladian Blue (HC-144), from the Historical Colour Collection, Benjamin Moore, as above; painting, by Daniel Gautier, Pilar Shephard Art Gallery, Charlottetown, P.E.I. (902) 892-1953 or visit Pilarshephard.com; mirror, Restoration Hardware, Vancouver (604) 731-3918, Toronto (416) 322-9422, (416) 223-2055, 1-888-243-9720 or visit Restorationhardware.com for locations across Canada.