Peachy the Magazine June July 2014 - Page 36

Soul Surfing The master bath provides a serene sanctuary. Cortney used slim, blue green glass tiles in unexpected ways, both tiling floor to ceiling and on the vertical to resemble rainwater. 34 PEACHYTHEMAGAZINE.COM In the master bedroom, a rustic platform bed made out of Brazilian peroba wood was the starting point for the room. Alex, Monica and Cortney discovered the Southern Californian furniture line Environment that had the rough yet luxurious and organic lines they wanted to use in the d├ęcor. After the lead designer from Rio de Janiero charmed them with capirinihas, they ended up with the bed, a reclaimed wood chest and a leather sofa from the same line. Over-scaled French industrial lamps and a shag rug complete the room. A painting by Ann Keane, purchased through Charleston Artist Collective, hangs above the bed. The artist moved to Charleston 14 years ago. The sense of movement in her paintings is influenced by music. Moving while she paints keeps the energy flowing. A palette knife is used to carve lines and shapes to construct a canvas full of movement.