Collection by Andrea Smith

Beach House Renovations


Expansive or modest, the renovations of these beachside abodes turned them into super inviting retreats.

Alexandra Angle transformed a beachside cabin into a colorful retreat for a college friend and her family.
The pine-plank floor and sliding-glass-door wall allow the deck and playroom to function as one continuous space.
The deck connects to the open kitchen and living room through Loewen sliding glass doors. Photo by Patrick Bernard.
Once a classic trailer-park scheme of mint green and white, the exterior of Commune Images owner Sofie Howard’s...
This solar-powered compound in Venice, California, was inspired by architect and resident David Hertz's surf safaris.

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