"The Cosays made few requests," the designer recalls. "I pretty much had carte blanche on the entire project." Says Healy Cosay, "We could not have built a house 3,000 miles away without Karin." To retrieve the old wood beams for the bright, spacious kitchen's ceiling, "we hired a plane and flew up to New Hampshire," Cosay reports. Wolf range.
This 11,000-square-foot Shingle-style house, built by Nantucket Architecture Group, sits above the island’s north-shore dunes and offers scenic views of the water. The owners, a couple from Los Angeles, hired interior designer Karin Blake to give the home a relaxed, aged feel. The double-height kitchen’s reclaimed beams were flown in from New Hampshire, and the 1870s pine flooring was stenciled by a local artist.