How to Update Your Beach House

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Design inspiration for your second home, from the best in outdoor furniture to the essentials for summer entertaining. 

Buying Guide

New Outdoor Furniture
From updated classics in bright, summery hues to brand-new designs in a range of outdoor-friendly materials, we've chosen the best of what's new for your patio this summer. See the gallery »

Bold and Structural Lamps
Statuesque shapes and bold materials (brass, marble) cast new light—some even without a lampshade. See the gallery »

A Crystal Faucet
Philippe Starck’s elegant tap design emphasizes the beauty of cascading water. See the gallery »

Modern Wooden Furniture
Take a twist on the timber trend with this selection of beautiful wood—and wood-inspired—home and design pieces. See the gallery »

Stylish Outdoor Grills
These backyard beauties are built to function as year-round al fresco kitchens, customized with multiple cooking surfaces, warming shelves, and, most important, serious firepower. See the article »

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Pop! Goes the Beach House
Take a look inside Richard Misshan’s un-Hamptons hideaway. See the gallery »

Casa Sersale: Inside Le Sirenuse owners' Positano Home
Italian tastemakers Carla and Antonio Sersale open the doors to their family home in Positano (pictured above), just a few winding stairways from their iconic hotel. See the article »

Mary Ta’s L.A. Design
Bright, airy, and endlessly chic, get a glimpse inside this $32 million Mary Ta-designed L.A. listing. See the gallery »

The Organic Beauty of David Wiseman’s Art & Design
Bring nature into the home with David Wiseman’s meticulously crafted objects. See the gallery »