Interior Style - Hamptons

The Hamptons look is a favourite among Australian homeowners, and for good reason – it’s bright, breezy, and hits that perfect sweet spot between laid-back and sophisticated. With its focus on natural materials, soft, beachy tones, and open, airy spaces, it’s also a style that works a treat in Australian homes. You only need a few elements to bring Hamptons flair to your own home, starting with a tin (or three) of white paint, furniture in classic shapes, and plenty of texture.

Bright and breezy

Hamptons - Entry

A favourite among homeowners – it’s bright, breezy, and hits that perfect sweet spot between laid-back and sophisticated.

See this look on display at Tarneit
Bright and breezy

Hamptons - Kitchen

Hamptons kitchens exude timeless elegance with their bright, airy spaces, white cabinetry, and natural materials.

See this look on display at Tarneit
Bright and breezy

Hamptons - Living

This style exemplifies seamless integration of luxury and comfort.

See this look on display at Clyde North
Bright and breezy

Hamptons - Activity

Hamptons Luxe embodies a refined and opulent design aesthetic, featuring lavish interiors and high-end finishes.

See this look on display at Tarneit

If you’re looking to bring a sophisticated yet laid-back feel to your home, nothing beats the Hamptons look. Best of all, it’s a timeless look that never goes out of style!

INTERIOR DESIGN MANAGER, JESSICA HODGES

Create the look

Exterior colours

Hamptons-style exterior starts with classic weatherboards in coastal colours, such as white, pale grey, cream, greige, or dusty blue, paired with sections of cool-grey render. Add in classic architectural elements, such as decorative mouldings, colonial-style windows, plantation shutters, and crisp white trims. Complete the look with dark roof tiles or a light-toned metal roof.

View gallery

Interior flooring

Add warmth and texture to your entry, kitchen and main living areas with chevron- or herringbone-patterned timber flooring, or polished or softly patterned stone-look floor tiles. Bring cosiness to bedrooms and study areas with textured, loop-pile in light coastal tones.

View gallery

Feature lighting

Keep lighting simple and elegant, with lantern-style pendants in polished chrome, brushed brass or glass above your kitchen island or dining table, wall sconces hung symmetrically to frame key furniture pieces, such as your bed or a living room console, and table and floor lamps with patterned, ceramic bases and linen shades.

View gallery

Kitchen styling

Give your kitchen an open and relaxed feel with traditional Shaker-style cabinetry doors in crisp white, soft grey or a statement colour, like charcoal, finished off with ornate, black handles. A few plain or ribbed-glass doors on your overhead units will create a lovely spot to display cookbooks and collectibles. From there, dial up the luxe factor with marble-look benchtops, and decorative tapware in polished chrome or brass, rounded out with a trio of oversized pendants over the kitchen island, and a deep, farmhouse-style ceramic sink.

View gallery

Bathroom bliss

For a classic Hamptons bathroom, choose a Shaker-style vanity with a curvaceous ceramic basin, and decorative chrome or pewter tapware. Specify subway wall tiles and marble-effect floor tiles. Round out the scheme with delicate wall sconces either side of the mirror.

Evoke contemporary Hamptons with a modern, floating vanity with wide v-groove panelling, a sleek, integrated sink, and minimalist tapware in matt black or brushed gold. Add a pill-shaped mirror, orb wall lights, and textural, kit-kat wall tiles. Doing up a powder room? Make a statement with bold, patterned wallpaper.

View gallery

See the Hamptons look on display at these locations:

Montpellier Grand 54 on display at Clyde North
Montpellier Grand 54

Smiths Lane Estate, Clyde North

View Display

Astoria Grand Living 50 on display at Tarneit
Astoria Grand Living 50

Alamora Estate, Tarneit

View Display

Sorrento Grand Retreat 47, on display at Clyde North
Sorrento Grand Retreat 47

 Berwick Waters Estate, Clyde North

View Display

Matisse 33, on display at Wyndham Vale
Matisse 33

 Jubilee Estate, Wyndham Vale

View Display

Canterbury Grand 43, on display at Berwick
Canterbury Grand 43

Minta Estate, Berwick

View Display

Westlake 23, on display at Donnybrook
Westlake 23

Olivine Estate, Donnybrook

View Display

Furniture & Styling

Keen to pick up a few pieces to pull your Hamptons scheme together? Here are the shopping destinations our interior designers recommend:

Here are the shopping destinations our interior designers recommend:

Learn more about creating the Hamptons look