Here’s how to achieve beach-style chic without sticking to the neutrals/white with hints of blue formula. I love the dark wall colours and the way all the white woodwork pops against it. That grey seascape photo (below) is so beautiful, I want one just like it! The shelves around and over the small sofa is a great use of a small space.
I love this as an idea for wall storage and display where you have no space for deep shelves. Here some ceiling cornicing has been painted stark white and mounted on the wall. It continues the look of the shelving around the room and though it’s not deep enough to store books, it’s perfect for pictures and displaying small items.
The grasscloth wallpaper (below) adds texture and a natural element which continues the beach theme.
Another use of a tiny space that would otherwise be wasted (below): this very shallow shelf gives the look of a cabinet and is perfect for glass bottles.
All pics from interior design collaborative Black & Poole.