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repurposed RENOVATION

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Elegant EDGY by Rosemary Antonelli

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Photography by Mick Hales

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Contractor: JDH Construction, Merritt Island

like things that are going to

teak wood with custom inlays. A chunk

last,” says up-and-coming,

of petrified wood was used for the black

highly artistic, but down-

sink, and black concrete tile covers the

to-earth interior designer

floor. The small room is a stunningly dark

Nathan Vanags, NCIDQ, IIDA. “My aes-

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take on a beachy look.

thetic is modern and streamlined with a

Millwork made from existing wall

touch of drama. The result is elegant but

paneling in the home was used on a new

edgy design.”

built-in entertainment center. In the

This aesthetic was wonderfully adapt-

kitchen, a large twisting piece of drift-

ed to his renovation of a beach condo in

wood resembling a tree trunk hovers over

New Smyrna Beach. The design creatively

the table. “This was a favorite addition

incorporates repurposed woods in almost

made for the homeowner,” Nathan says,

every room of the duplex dwelling. In the

who worked with craftsmen and painters

powder room, for example, Nathan created

from homeowner Matt Brown’s construc-

a backsplash of tile made from recycled

tion firm, Nassal Co., which builds theme

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