Home & Garden
reSourCeS & inSPira Tion
Summer Living at its Best!
a porch and patio to inspire and desire.
By laura Bell | photography By amanDa temple
When the owners—a busy couple with teenage and college-age chil- dren—decided to furnish their new pool and patio area overlook- ing a south shore beach at Tucker’s Point, they turned to none
other than Laura Farge-Lowe, vice president of Island Trading to create a space
as beautiful as the view. The “blank piece of canvas,” as Farge-Lowe put it, was
elegantly styled with lovely grey-brown furniture with turquoise and silver accents. Here, the “exterior designer” (as we’ve dubbed her!) explains the inspiration behind the design and the services she offers her beloved clients.
What was your inspiration?
We took our inspiration from the indoor
What were the different areas that you de-
masterpiece designed by the talented Kim
Hughes at Designs for Living. With such ex-
quisite taste, she made our job easy! Our other
reference point was the ocean; we wanted the
eye to continue straight through from inside
the house to the turquoise water of the pool
and sea—the furniture could not be a visual
signed and furnished?
We designed and furnished all of the
outdoor areas including two dining spaces, an
outdoor living room, the pool deck including
an ocean-side bar, bedroom terraces and, my
personal favourite, a fabulous circular fire-pit
area for evening cocktails.