Daily Dose of Design: Nautical

Five Instagrams to inspire your home, wardrobe, and creative processes.

Nautical decor is a slippery slope. It’s almost too easy to get carried away with ropes, anchors, and a lot of navy blue. But there’s a way to complete a modern nautical look without feeling like you’ve stepped into a sea captain’s den. Today’s looks are both nautical and sleek—and still charming, too.

In a mood board of sorts, here are five Instagrams depicting Wednesday vibes from local players in home design:

First, the essential nautical bauble collection.

Then, an accent.

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And nautical-style accessories.

Bold towels are handsome and practical. 

And a sailboat photo for good measure.

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