The architecture of the newly built Bridgehampton home being taken over by this year’s Hampton Designer Showhouse is being billed as “modern barn style,” so it’s fitting that the decor is an exercise in contrasts.

The interior designers who were called on to transform the 6,500-square-foot space into the ultimate Hamptons vacation home layered on a dizzying array of styles: soft, elegant, beach, fashion-forward and pure fun. In some cases, the mix could be found all in one room.

Mixing casual and formal is by no means just a Hamptons thing, and the designers shared some tips on how to replicate their looks, without the Champagne and lobster prices.

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