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December 19, 2017

How to create the Hamptons feel in your home

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So what is Hamptons Style?

According to Inside Out, the five things to know about Hamptons style is:

  1. Colour – Hamptons style is all about minimalist colours so there is no going for an orange rug or a purple throw. White walls and floorboards are popular, as is wall cladding (which adds texture, too). For upholstery and rugs, sandy creams and natural tones (like those found in sisal rugs and linen) work well. Accent colours that work well include navy and duck egg blue.
  2. Space – Wide open spaces are crucial to Hamptons style. You want high ceilings and oversize rooms, as well as spaces that flow from indoors to outdoors seamlessly.
  3. Comfort  – While Hamptons homes look elegant, clear and light, they also feel cosy and inviting. Use large lounges and occasional chairs to make the space welcoming and add texture with throws, rugs and oversize cushions
  4. Natural  – Bring the outdoors, in with lots of greenery, and by ensuring there’s plenty of natural light. This will add to the beachy feel of your Hamptons home. Using natural materials like wicker, cane or rattan for furniture is great, too, but don’t go overboard – you don’t want to veer into shabby chic territory
  5. Personality – Yes, Hamptons homes are fairly minimalist but that doesn’t mean you can’t add personality. Stand-out chandeliers, statement mirrors, and gallery walls are all great ways to let your own style shine through.

Now you have the 5 golden rules, below are some appliances you can introduce into your home to continue the Hamptons style.

Even the sink can dictate the style of your kitchen.

Villeroy & Boch Double Bowl Sink 800mm x 500mm 

Villeroy & Boch ceramic sinks offer an extraordinarily versatile range and cater for applications as varied as bathrooms, washrooms, kitchens and laundries. Clarity of line, combined with maximum functionality and flexibility enables countless installation possibilities including:
. Stand-alone basìn
. Sem¡-recessed into a bench
. Fully-recessed/butlers sink style
. Top of bench

Features:

• Ideal for Kitchen, Laundry or Bathroom
• 800 x 500mm
• 220mm depth
• Including 9429 Overflow Waste Set

Available at your local e&s showroom or online.

This Kitchen mixer is Hamptons Style to a tee!

Brodware Neu England Lever Kitchen Mixer with Swivel Spout

Full of character and wonderfully evocative this Neu England kitchen mixer will indulge the senses with shapes that generate the warm feeling of home. Neu England manages to capture a timeless style while being certified to the latest water saving WELS standards.

Available at your local e&s showroom or online.

Featured in the image above, Smeg brings Hampton Style into your home.

Smeg 110Cm Victoria Freestanding Cooker 

Victoria is the aesthetic line dedicated to people who savour the warm reception and welcoming atmosphere of home, adding to the beautiful aesthetic to a Hamptons style home.

Available in multiple styles, this oven is available at your local e&s showroom or online.

Keeping it minimalistic with integrated dishwashers

Miele 60cm Fully Integrated Dishwasher 

To keep with the neutral and minimalistic look, our last suggested appliance is the Miele 60cm Integrated Dishwasher.

Featuring Quick Power Washes, the Miele Knock2Open as well as the trademark of AutoOpen drying.

This dishwasher is available at your local e&s showroom or online.

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