in design remain classics throughout the seasons.
In that vein, Tina Williamson recalls a master bedroom in
a home on Figure Eight Island as one of her best projects
since launching her interior design business, Williamson
Interiors, in 1990.
The size of the room presented a challenge that required
Williamson’s design skills to solve.
“The master bedroom was pretty large, so we wanted to
make sure it still felt warm by including certain pieces of art
and coordinating the color scheme for effect,” she says. “It’s
easier to make a large room intimate, but it’s much more
difficult to make a small room feel airy. Luckily we just had
to make this one feel inviting, and the owner’s preferences
The pagoda fabric. It fits
in with the color palette
we chose, the way it
plays off the gray and
greens in the house.
It’s sophisticated and
yet casual enough for a
made this a simple case.”
Preferences veered to a more traditional coastal flair, a
casually elegant touch common among her beach houses
on the island. Williamson says logical flow was the general
theme for much of the house, while the bedroom was meant
to be a contemporary oasis.
“We started with the fabrics on the bed, then around
the windows, wall color, and art,” Williamson says. “People
come with ideas at the beginning, but sometimes you don’t
have the nicest colors in the styles they like, and you have to
look around a bit for what will work.”
Williamson and the homeowner finally found what they
were searching for in the form of a crisp palette centered
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