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Living By the Sea

Some of our favorite home and interior design books related to living by the sea. 

Home by the Sea: The Surf Shacks and Hinterland Hideaways of Byron Bay is a beautiful interiors book that opens the doors to a range of diverse and inspiring homes in the burgeoning creative community of Australia’s Byron Bay. Take an insider’s tour of eighteen homes belonging to interior and fashio ... Read More about
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The Images Publishing Group (Editor)
Current price: $50.00
- A beautifully illustrated and inspirational book that showcases stylish and relaxed homes set beside or on the water- Engaging descriptions of each project by the owners, detailing challenges, and benefits, and full of tips and tricks from the experts- Covers a wide range of residences from across ... Read More about
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Ruthie Sommers
Current price: $60.00
An intimate love letter to summertime in Newport from photographer Nick Mele, the “modern-day Slim Aarons,” and interior designer Ruthie Sommers Newport, Rhode Island, is one of the last bastions of American high society. The grand Gilded Age houses that top its oceanside cliffs and line storied Be ... Read More about
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Jaci Conry
Current price: $35.00
Coastal havens designed for laid-back living. The idea of a retreat--a place removed from one's daily stressors, a secluded haven to be enjoyed by family--is more appealing than it has been in decades. But second homes are far from a novel concept. Families have built retreats since the late 1800s, ... Read More about
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Gestalten (Editor)
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Hadley Keller
Current price: $65.00
Tropical living at its most chic The planned community of Windsor, on a barrier island in Vero Beach, Florida, offers elegant-yet-casual seaside living at its best. This sublimely landscaped village, planned by the renowned New Urbanists Andrés Duany and Elizabeth Plater‑Zyberk, boasts houses by A‑ ... Read More about
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Sit back, relax, watch the waves, and transform your home into the perfect beachfront "cabin." Are you a beach bum, a beach lover, or simply just a fan of the water? If you find yourself constantly longing for a relaxing vacation along the sandy shores of Tahiti or yearning to go on a coast-to-coas ... Read More about
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Tricia Foley
Current price: $50.00
For this ode to summer living, noted designer and author Tricia Foley discusses how to create airy and relaxed homes, which capture the essence of the seaside. A Summer Place reflects the natural charm, understated beauty, and sophistication of the properties of notable tastemakers of Long Island's ... Read More about
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Celerie Kemble
Current price: $55.00
A house by the sea should be a house of dreams. Where windows and doors are thrown open to the ocean, and gusts of cool, salty air turn us all into kids again--buoyant and joyful. Spending childhood days on the beach and in the magical, romantic chaos of her family's rambling house internationally r ... Read More about
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Sally Hayden, Alice Whately
Current price: $35.00
Coastal Blues is a magnificent celebration of shoreside homes around the globe, offering decorative inspiration for all of us who love the ocean or dream of living by the sea. Covering homes from as far apart as the Bahamas and Denmark, authors Sally Hayden and Alice Whately begin by looking at the ... Read More about
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Effortlessly combining bohemian chic style and family living, the fashionable couple serve up fun and practical design tips from their beachfront vacation home. Well known to their fans through their reality TV shows (on HGTV and Bravo) and various home decor lines (Macy’s, CB2, and Walmart), design ... Read More about
“Known for her stunning Southern style.” —Oprah.com“The reigning queen of Southern design.” —USA Today   From design expert (and interior design readers’ favorite) Phoebe Howard comes a book focused on decorating with beautiful blue color schemes. Coastal Blues is a glorious decor book filled with i ... Read More about
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Monique Butterworth
Current price: $19.99
Many of us dream of living by the sea and this is coastal living at its very best . A collection of the world’s most stunning waterfront properties. This design and lifestyle book evokes the sound of the surf or the feel of sand between your toes – you will be drawn to these coastal homes and the li ... Read More about
Tim Clarke, Jake Townsend
Current price: $55.00
The beach house is more than just a place to live—it is a symbol of a life well lived. —from the Introduction    Coastal homes capture our imagination because they hold the promise of freedom, escape, and pure relaxation. Celebrity decorator Tim Clarke is acclaimed for creating residences that are d ... Read More about
Lisa Cregan, House Beautiful, House Beautiful
Current price: $30.79
Looking at these stunning homes, you can practically feel the breeze off the water. From lakeside cabins to coastal cottages, these are the waterside homes of your dreams, presented by House Beautiful in a lavishly illustrated volume. In addition to the classic blue-and-white palette, these stunni ... Read More about
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Oscar Riera Ojeda, Byron Hawes
Current price: $50.00
Highlighting thirty-five spectacular recently completed houses overlooking sea, lake, river, and ocean, selected for beauty and variety across the globe, Houses by the Shore features homes that demonstrate the extraordinarily diverse ways that today's leading architects and interior designers build ... Read More about
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Bret Morgan
Current price: $71.50
Romantic seaside houses in the beloved Shingle Style, from Maine to Montauk. This book will delight and inspire readers with its luxurious treatment of homes in this beloved architectural style, which has become an expression of the romantic longing for a life by the sea. Featuring all-new photograp ... Read More about
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Nick Voulgaris, III
Current price: $63.25
Irresistible interiors that capture the essence of seaside living.   Everyone dreams of a house by the sea, and this book presents the best examples of homes for escaping to the serenity of the seaside. Beautifully photographed interiors, exteriors, gardens, and patios offer a peek into these appeal ... Read More about
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Jennifer Ash Rudick
Current price: $75.00
Whether ultramodern or hundreds of years old, every one of these summer houses is brimming with idiosyncratic style From the rocky coast of Maine to the sandy beaches of the Hamptons, from Nantucket to Newport, from Fire Island to Fishers Island, from Martha’s Vineyard to Provincetown, summer house ... Read More about
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