Interior designer and founder of nonprofit Hamptons 20 Century Modern, Timothy Godbold is no stranger to Long Island, New York’s modern beach vernacular. Outside of his nonprofit, which preserves and recognizes iconic modern homes in the Hamptons, Godbold designs contemporary interiors with an eye for traditional and natural references. The same holds true for his own Southampton home which draws references from James Bond films.
Godbold transformed the once traditional 1973 residence by architect Eugene L. Futterman into a strikingly modern lair. On the exterior, he painted the cedar facade black to accentuate the home’s angular features. He converted all the windows to floor-length portals. Then, he added a series of underlit cantilevered bluestone steps that lead to a small deck in front of the home’s entry. As the house is situated on a wetland, interventions were left minimal.
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