“We brought the cedar siding of the exterior inside strategically, both to blur inside and out and to give texture,” Young says. “Simple forms and clean lines, if done right, have a calming effect and nicely contrast the furnishings.” The master bedroom features the same western red cedar as the exterior, and lighting by David Weeks Studio.  Photo 2 of 12 in Material Spotlight: 11 Hardworking Uses of Western Red Cedar from A Renovation Simplifies Life at a Wood Beach House in the Hamptons

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“We brought the cedar siding of the exterior inside strategically, both to blur inside and out and to give texture,” Young says. “Simple forms and clean lines, if done right, have a calming effect and nicely contrast the furnishings.” The master bedroom features the same western red cedar as the exterior, and lighting by David Weeks Studio.