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A dreamy space takes some inspiration from the coast.

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Designer Snapshot

When one Vancouver couple gave  Fox Design Studio carte blanche on their bare-bones master bedroom, lead designer Ben Leavitt drew inspiration from the townhome’s Coal Harbour location by using light fabrics, blue-grey hues and eye-catching accents that, together, create a coastal getaway fit for even the most faithful of land dwellers. The secret? Forgoing seaside staples such as ships and stripes for more subtle signs of waterfront living: airy floor-to-ceiling drapes, unexpected grey-washed wood panelling and a dramatic globe light made from capiz shell. “Coastal doesn’t have to mean nautical,” says Dave Leavitt, Fox Design Studio’s general manager. “It’s more of a feel.” And with playful additions such as a monochromatic resin lamp and cool Louis Ghost-inspired chair, it’s clear that the feeling is open to any—and all—interpretations.

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Metallic elements—like this Gold Scallop pillow ($65)—are glam but still organic.

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lamp ($300) contrasts beautifully against a custom wood-panelled wall.

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The soft grey Benjamin Moore Marilyn’s Dress paint (from $47 per gallon) is the perfect neutral anchor for this room’s seaside palette.

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The stitched  West Elm Dotted Stripe duvet cover ($139) channels homemade charm.

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Though it looks like a paper lantern, the Capiz Shell pendant ($995) is actually made from oyster shell.



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