home of distinction
If the rooftop deck feels lofty, so does the interior great room that
soars to the highest roof peak. From the rooftop deck, it is possible
to peek inside the upper-level lounge and its sensational sand dollar
ceiling. The guest wing entrance adds to the resort-like ambiance.
Finding the right furnishings was a challenge given the
openness of the space and exposure to outdoor elements.
Patterson says all the fabrics used throughout the house are
high-performance, indoor-outdoor textiles.
Cindy Lewis had an idea and then found Edgar Zaga
of ABZ Upholstery in Raleigh to make it. Cindy noticed
Zaga did some marine work and believed he was the perfect
collaborator. Together they created the sectional seating
array that anchors this space. Upholstered with resilient
rain, UV ray and microbial resistant fabric, Cindy worked
with project manager Boone to secure it to the deck.
“So, it doesn’t have to be removed,” she says. Considerations
had to be made to make sure inner rainproofing membranes
would not be punctured, or any part of the furniture blown
away in a storm.
Boone attached the sectional to the rooftop during the
design-build process. “Carson takes the vision and makes it
happen. He and I really jived. He’s a perfectionist.” Cindy
says. “I love the design process and coming up with things