Palettes Inspired by Water’s Edge

New England’s famous lakes set the tone for house-ready mood boards, created by local designers.

Photograph by Francine Zaslow, styling by Ann Fitzgerald/Team

Smooth Sailing

Taking cues from Lake Winnipesaukee, interior designer and South End shop owner Jill Goldberg layers soft cotton and linen textiles with playful wallcoverings in neutral tones.

1. + 2. Sister Parish Design “Kismet” and “Burmese Beige” wallcoverings, both Studio 534.
3. “Pineapple” wallcovering, Studio Printworks.
4. Milk bottle match striker, Good.
5. Brahms Mount “Herringbone” cotton throw sample, Hudson.
6. “Summer Nights” paint sample, Benjamin Moore.
7. “Verano” acrylic textile, Pindler.
8. Jasper Fine Furniture and Fabrics “Eastlake” hemp textile, Studio 534.
9. Bud vase, Black Ink.
10. “Bone” concrete tile, Bradley Hughes.
11. Cork sample, Peter Fasano.
12. Brick sample, designer’s own.
13. Perennials “Plushy” acrylic textile, Webster & Company.
14. “Tongli” bamboo reed–jute textile, Smith & Noble.
15. “Safina” jute textile, Smith & Noble.
16. “Stratum” sisal textile, Merida.
17. Tatine “Swarm of Bees” soy candle, Hudson.
18. Thomas Paul “Fish” comb, Hudson.
19. “Cotton Club Velvet” cotton textile, Schumacher.
20. “Manchester by the Sea” linen-cotton textile, Quadrille.
21. “Bentley” cotton textile, Pindler.
22. “Birch” tray, Good.
23. MUD porcelain sugar bowl, Lekker Home.
24. Bronze curtain rings, Gabby.
25. Nymphenburg “Antler” porcelain knife rest, E.R. Butler & Co.

Photograph by Francine Zaslow, styling by Ann Fitzgerald/Team

Into the Woods

Boston interior designer Patrick Planeta pays homage to Lake Champlain—and its infamous lake monster, Champ—with textured leathers, breezy fabrics, and warm wood finishes.

1. “Halkin Stripe” polyester textile, Loro Piana.
2. Gabriella Kiss bronze spider pin with diamonds, E.R. Butler & Co.
3. Holland & Sherry “Senorita” wool-silk textile, Studio 534.
4. Urban Oasis “Ripple” porcelain tray, Lekker Home.
5. Gabriella Kiss sterling-silver praying mantis pin, E.R. Butler & Co.
6. “Cambon” wool-cotton textile, Rogers & Goffigon.
7. Mohair-viscose textile, Knoll.
8. “Flint” wool textile, Merida.
9. “Slider” leather pull, Spinneybeck.
10. Celerie Kemble “Catalyst” wool-linen textile, Merida.
11. “Sabine” cotton-wool textile, Duralee.
12. Dominique Kieffer by Rubelli “Lin Bombe” linen textile, Donghia.
13. Ted Muehling for Nymphenburg “A Walk on the Beach” glazed snail pendant with silk cord, E.R. Butler & Co.
14. “Woodland Log” resin box, Patch NYC.
15. Walnut floor sample, Kaswell Flooring Systems.
16. Reed Wilson “East Coaster” Baltic birch coaster, Sault New England.
17. “Grand Lien Plat” wool carpet, Steven King Decorative Carpets.
18. Fir sample, Kaswell Flooring Systems.
19. Metal compass, Sault New England.
20. Helene Dashorst woven-leather textile, Steven King Decorative Carpets.
21. “Hydro” leather textile, Tiger Leather.
22. Encaustic tile, Solistone Commercial.
23. “Dessiner” porcelain field tile, Ann Sacks.
24. Enameled pewter deer, Patch NYC.
25. Sailormade “Double Navy” nylon rope bracelet with brass and bronze hardware, Sault New England.
26. Japanese porcelain bowl, Willey Boston.

Photograph by Francine Zaslow, styling by Ann Fitzgerald/Team

Flying Colors

Based in Lincoln, interiors whiz and fabric designer Mally Skok imagines a Squam Lake abode brimming with bold prints, shapely mosaics, and pops of pink and red.

1. Hermann Gradl for Nymphenburg “Belle Epoque” porcelain plate, E.R. Butler & Co.
2. Raoul Textiles “Granada” linen textile, Studio 534.
3. “Flora Too” linen-cotton textile, Mally Skok Design.
4. Mulberry Home “Festival Stripe” linen textile, Lee Jofa.
5. “Capri” wool rug, Knot & Co.
6. Kevin Clarke taxidermy luna moth, December Thieves.
7. “Rayure” wool rug, Holland & Sherry.
8. “Isabella” wallcovering, Mally Skok Design.
9. Galbraith & Paul “Tusk” linen textile, Studio 534.
10. “Brimfield” cotton-linen textile, Mally Skok Design.
11. Mulberry Home “Logan” viscose-linen textile, Lee Jofa.
12. Peter Dunham Textiles “Zanzibar” linen textile, Studio 534.
13. “Chromatic” wallcovering, Phillip Jeffries.
14. Mamacaron silk-stitched flower, Patch NYC.
15. “Tilt” clover mosaic tile, Walker Zanger.
16. Jane Shelton “Boundless” linen-cotton textile, Webster & Company.
17. “Chateaux” tile, Winchester Tile Company.
18. Miriam Haskell “Beetle” pin with glass beads and crystals, Patch NYC.
19. Ted Muehling for Nymphenburg porcelain bird with metal clip, E.R. Butler & Co.