The Way We Live... series of books focuses on the best forms of living and style in various parts of the world. The Way We Live... By the Sea presents wonderfully detailed examples of new and traditional designing and living by the sea. From holiday villas in France and sturdy stone fishing cottages on the Scottish islands to sleek modern beach houses in California and Caribbean cabanas, the book is a comprehensive compendium of every type of residential structure found by the ocean. To complete the picture, the book showcases how seaside dwellers link their homes to the sea via terraces, decks, jetties, platforms and private beaches and then examines the use of colors, materials and textures that bring the seaside theme into interior design. The book offers the best that life near the sea, from houses built over the water to life aboard private boats. The Way We Live... By the Sea is sure to be a source of inspiration for anyone fortunate enough to have a seaside dwelling or for anyone who aspires to incorporate seaside grace and beauty.