Hamptons Cottages & Gardens - June 2015

Pappas Miron Design Puts a Fresh Spin on a Dated 1970s Beach House in Southampton

In the case of a 1970s Colonial-style house in Southampton, a casual question about tile led to a complete gut renovation. Designers Alexandra Pappas and Tatyana Miron, the principals of Pappas Miron Design, were working on their clients’ bathroom renovation in the city when the owners purchased a house in Southampton and nonchalantly asked whether the duo thought the kitchen tile would be easy to change.

3 New Hamptons Resort Developments on the Horizon

Nowhere in the world is real estate sexier—even for George Clooney, arguably one of the sexiest men alive—than in the Hamptons. The two-time Academy Award winner, is just one of the rumored investors in the eight-acre Dune Deck Beach Resort development in Westhampton Beach. The former Hamptons hot spot sold for $19 million to Discovery Land Company CEO Mike Meldman, who also co-owns Casamigos Tequila with Clooney and his pal Rande Gerber, husband of supermodel Cindy Crawford.

Hampton Bays is Headed for an Upgrade

Living large will soon be possible in Hampton Bays. Long a working-class stronghold, the hamlet is gearing up for a major upgrade. In January, the Southampton Town Board unanimously voted to approve plans by R Squared Development, owned by Gregg and Mitchell Rechler, to create 20 rooms and bungalows on the site of the former Canoe Place Inn, just west of the Shinnecock Canal, in addition to building 37 new townhouses east of the canal.

In the Garden

Creative ideas to design the perfect garden oasis in your own back yard— from the latest products to landscapers, furniture and accessories.

Cutting Edge Objects to Buy and Love

This month's guide to the must-haves for the design-obsessed shopper, including Santa Barbara Umbrella's 'Pretty in Pink' umbrella, handmade canvas loafers from Galet, kitchen appliances from SMEG, Murano and Brass Drum Chandelier from L'Antiquaire and a pair of regency-style mirrors from Ann Madonia Art Antiques.

Decorator Timothy Whealon Applies His Classic Sensibility to a Modernist, Glass-walled Getaway in Southampton

Timothy Whealon decorated a modernist, glass-walled house he for a young family in Southampton. But while the open floor plan and light-flooded rooms provided an ample canvas for the New York–based designer to create airy, crisp interiors that complement the house’s clean lines and staggering vistas, the project was also a bit of a departure for him.

Decorator Timothy Whealon Applies his Classic Sensibility to a Modernist, Glass-walled Getaway in Southampton

Timothy Whealon decorated a modernist, glass-walled house he for a young family in Southampton. But while the open floor plan and light-flooded rooms provided an ample canvas for the New York–based designer to create airy, crisp interiors that complement the house’s clean lines and staggering vistas, the project was also a bit of a departure for him.

Pappas Miron Design Puts a Fresh Spin on a Dated 1970s Beach House in Southampton

In the case of a 1970s Colonial-style house in Southampton, a casual question about tile led to a complete gut renovation. Designers Alexandra Pappas and Tatyana Miron, the principals of Pappas Miron Design, were working on their clients’ bathroom renovation in the city when the owners purchased a house in Southampton and nonchalantly asked whether the duo thought the kitchen tile would be easy to change.