Know Your Waters: 10 Rooms with Nautical Map Decor by

Issue 76 · Nautical Notes · June 12, 2013

Know Your Waters: 10 Rooms with Nautical Map Decor

Issue 76 · Nautical Notes · June 12, 2013

My favorite subject in grade school was geography, which probably explains why I love vintage maps. Lately, though, I have been drawn to nautical charts (there is definitely something about getting to know your surrounding waters). Here are 10 spaces showing wall-hung nautical maps.

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Above: In Suzanne Shaker's Shelter Island house, a framed a nautical chart of Peconic Bay from New York Nautical on Duane Street in Tribeca ("It's amazing how often we refer to it," she says. "It's both decorative and functional").

Above: The interior is painted a uniform shade of white to create a sense of airiness in photographer Paul Massey's Seaside Loft in Cornwall, England.

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Above: An entryway by Thomas O'Brien from his book American Modern.

A nautical map in the living room of Andrew Corrie and Harriet Maxwell's summer home on Shelter Island, Remodelista

Above: A nautical map hangs in the living room of Andrew Corrie and Harriet Maxwell's summer home on Shelter Island. Photo via House Beautiful


Above: A vintage map tacked to the wall serves as decoration in photographer Paul Massey's Seaside Loft in Cornwall, England.

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Above: The NY home of photographer Matt Albiani.

Above: A map in Jen Mankin's Brooklyn home, via Design Sponge.

  robert stilin framed maps

 

Above: In his Hamptons hallway, designer Robert Stilin framed a pair of vintage maps of Long Island, via Elle Decor.

Above: Suzanne Shaker's Scallop Shop cottage on Shelter Island, photo by James Merrell.

 

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