home of distinction
AN ADDED BONUS was receiving a package deal of
sorts with designer Susan Covington.
“Having worked with Bryan, that’s how I met Susan and she’s been a
godsend, the brain and fantastic project manager with a beautiful eye who
is really good at listening and reflecting back what I like,” Morrison says.
The one word that reflects the entire project is functionality. After many
years of vacationing at Wrightsville Beach, Morrison had an idea of what
did and did not work in a beach house.
“We had years of experience having family, friends and siblings using
it,” she says. “When we were redoing the house, we thought of things
that we’d want to do to make accommodating big groups better and more
The upper living area, mostly used by teenagers, features a hangout
zone with a TV and ample seating. Skylights bring in natural light.