Moving to Jacksonville, Florida shouldn’t be a hard task for anyone, but for this young couple with two small children, the architectural of their new home had to feel as warm as their previous home in Atlanta did. For that they hired a well-known Jacksonville interior designer, Andrew Howard from Andrew Howard Interior Design. Known for his ability to transform any space into spaces with color, texture and personality, the results of his work on this project couldn’t be different.
The designer mixed timeless pieces such as a midcentury sideboard the homeowner already owned with fresh furniture such as the woven and banana leaf dining chairs in the breakfast nook. Besides adding beautiful furniture and decorative pieces, Howard designed an inspiring kitchen with beached quarter sawn white oak cabinets. To complete the look, he added vintage brass pendants and a gorgeous white marble countertop and backsplash.
This home combines beauty with an easy approach that asks you to come in, relax and feel inspired.
The exterior paint was chosen from a stucco color, but it’s similar to Wash Basin by Ralph Lauren.
Beautiful window trim and corbels, painted in a deep mushroom paint color, contrasts with the off-white exterior.
An arched entry leads to the front door. The outdoor lighting is by Bevolo. Also, notice the cream white brick exterior with tan window trim.
Most walls in this home is plaster and, when it is not plaster, the designer had it custom matched the plaster color to a flat color. All white trim is Benjamin Moore China White.
Lighting is Visual Comfort.
Black Steel Door Paint Color: Benjamin Moore 2136-10 Black Knight.
A hallway with herringbone hardwood floors leads to the formal dining room. The stairway railing is custom.
The wall paint color is Benjamin Moore 1651 New Providence Navy. Ceiling is 75% Benjamin Moore 1651 and 25% white.
The classic paisley drapery fabric is by Jasper by Michael S. Smith. The blue rug is custom, dining chairs are Mr. and Mrs. Howard for Sherrill Furniture and the dining room is by Century.
Chandelier is by Baker Furniture.
The stone slab backsplash is Smoke Grey quartzite and the cabinet paint color is Benjamin Moore 2127-20 Ink.
Although elegant and tailored, the interior designer made sure to keep this neutral living room practical for a family with young children; “With kids, everything is fair game. I didn’t want to put in anything that was uncomfortable to sit in or off-limits,” he says.
Sofas are Hickory.
This is what the designer had to say about this beached quarter sawn white oak kitchen: “This was a try-something-new moment where we stepped out of the box.” I particularly think this idea was perfect for this home!
The barstools were from the family’s former home.
Kitchen Island Dimensions: 132” x 54”
The vintage brass pendant lighting is by Eccola Inc.
Countertop and slab backsplash is Calacatta gold marble.
This large breakfast room is perfect for this young family and their friends. The designer, Andrew Howard, designed this l-shaped banquette and added a graphic F. Schumacher fabric. The woven and banana leaf chairs are by Palecek and dining table is Tritter Feefer.
The modern brass lighting is Arteriors.
The green leather chairs, pieces from the homeowner’s previous home, add a fresh feeling to this gorgeous family room with white oak paneling.
Lighting is by Arteriors.
Blue Lacquered Cabinet Paint Color: Benjamin Moore 840 Kensington Blue.
Lighting is Visual Comfort.
This girl’s bedroom features a Galbraith & Paul wallpaper, Schumacher drapery and a chair from Bungalow 5. Lighting is Visual Comfort.
The master bedroom features an incredible ceiling and a close-in waterview!
The modern chandelier is Currey & Co.
Isn’t this neutral bathroom dreamy? Notice the waterfall-edge vanities. The flooring is Limestone and the shower tile is Mosaic House R’Ceef.
The soaking tub is from Ferguson and lighting is Visual Comfort.
Grey Laundry Room Cabinet Paint Color: Benjamin Moore 1474 Cape May Cobblestone.
The custom floor pattern feature hex tiles from Design Works Marble Shop.
Architecture: Cronk Duch Architecture.
Builder: Morales Construction Company.
Photographed by Max Kim-Bee.
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