Joe Lucas goes the distance for an ocean-side getaway just 15 minutes from his clients’ main home, creating a fuss-free escape for surfing, family togetherness, and chilling by the beach.
Lucas chose bleached-white oak cabinetry for this Hermosa Beach, California, home. “It feels more modern,” he says, “beachy without being too theme-y.” Pendants, the . The rope-wrapped counter stools are from Lucas’s Los Angeles shop, .
A Titanio Nero travertine-slab fireplace anchors the living room. The chair, in a fabric, console, and throw are all from . Lamp, .
For the room’s sofa, Lucas chose a Holland & Sherry outdoor fabric with a “terry cloth-like texture” he deemed perfect for a beach house. A custom armchair (left) is upholstered in a fabric. The chair (right) and bench are from . Mirror, . Walls in Elizabeth I in Roman Clay finish.
Lucas designed the dining room’s live-edge walnut-and-bronze table; chairs in a leather; chandelier, .
In the master bedroom, the bed from is topped with linens and a pillow. Wallcovering, .
The powder room’s vanity has a custom walnut counter and a mirror; wallpaper, .
Beams add architectural interest to the low ceiling of the beach room, which leads to the sand. ’s concrete hex tiles on the floor “only get prettier as they age,” Lucas says. Custom sofa in a fabric. chairs in a print. Coffee table, . Rope tables, . Artwork, .
A corner of the bunk room, which sleeps seven; the multicolored tiles in the adjoining bathroom, Lucas says, were “the ultimate sea-glass haul.”
A four-poster bed from in a daughter’s room has a headboard upholstered in a Kelly Wearstler for Groundworks fabric; lamps, .
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This story was originally published in the March 2018 issue of CQ.