August 10, 2018

PURE PICKS: Iris Zonlight

Dutch-born interior designer Iris Zonlight, of Blue Ocean Design, shares her passion for natural elements and monochromatic colors in her life and design.
“I like to hunt for accessories and that one special item that is the finishing touch in a room. Sag Harbor and all the Hamptons’ village shops are always inspiring and full of unique finds.”—Iris Zonlight

“Beth O’Donnell’s photography is always inspirational. I particularly like her black-and-white florals, which can bring a wondrous burst of life to any room.” Beth O’Donnell photograph, from $1,500 framed, depending on size, bethodonnell.com

“You can never say enough about the impact of the right collection of pillows. From classic patterns to whimsical designs, these linen pillows have a vintage-nautical look, yet are crisp and current.” Belgian linen pillows, $245, available via Blue Ocean Design in a variety of patterns and colors, blue-ocean-design.com

“These matelas [cushions] remind me of my summers spent in Saint-Tropez. They’re easily transportable beach-goers that bring lounging to a luxurious level.” Matelas “cushions,” price upon request, available via Blue Ocean Design in a variety of fabrics and colors, blue-ocean-design.com

“We are proud to say that the founder of Anugra used to work for Blue Ocean Design. Supporting a business that produces one-of-a-kind organic merchandise for tabletop and home decor—and creates work opportunities for women in India—is a win-win in our world.” Anugra floral print napkins, $42 for set of four, anugra.co

“Besides the smell of the ocean in the summer, the Bougie Vestimentale Classic Ambre is the most sexy fragrance in the Hamptons.” Monc XIII Bougie Vestimentale Classic Ambre by Mad et Len Candle, $265, monc13.com

“If the cool sculptural look of these mid-century Frederick Weinberg ‘Hairpin’ stools was not enough, we have topped them with custom canvas covers, sporting grommets and a nautical rope accent. Once again, everything old is new again.” Canvas-covered retro stools, price upon request, available via Blue Ocean Design in custom detailing, blue-ocean-design.com

“We enjoy mixing new and vintage in our projects, and are fans of these vintage chairs upholstered in faux sheepskin.” Vintage faux sheepskin chairs, $525, available at Black Swan Antiques, 26 Main St., Sag Harbor