OUT OF THE BLUE
INSPIRATION for the design concept began with a Chip Hemingway painting of Bradley Creek, where the
Rudisills have their year-round home. The painting, now hung above the fireplace of the beach house, boasts a
The Gathered team was given the green light to have some fun with the interior design — as long as Carolina
blue hues took center stage. The Rudisills are University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alums.
“Bill was here one day, and he had on a pale blue shirt,” Cheek says. “Pointing to it he said, ‘I like this blue.’”
The living area marries something old, something new, and plenty of beachy blues. New-build features such as wall tile,
statement light fixtures and polished nickel cabinet hardware bring in modern elements while patterned curtains and
furnishings reflect a more traditional style.