Its a beach house, the vibe is meant to be casual and comfortable, Stiving-Nichols says. In addition to creating the interior scheme, she also designed many of the furnishings through the manufacturer she co-owns: Marthas Vineyard Furniture Co. Pieces in the line are inspired by life on the island and are made of environmentally friendly materials. -- Jaci Conry, Globe correspondent
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