July 18, 2017
Since dragonflies are usually seen near ponds, harbors, and streams, this is the perfect nod to the Hamptons’ water-focused lifestyle.
Dragonfly Door Knocker, Restoration Hardware ($79). 69 Main St., East Hampton, 907-1300
Inspired by a love of water and nature, Michael Healy is the force behind some of the world’s most luxe doorknockers. This solid brass surf clam sets the tone for an East End beach cottage.
Surf Clam Door Knocker, Michael Healy ($120). michaelhealy.com
Home to the Hamptons Classic and Bridgehampton Polo, a horse doorknocker gives guests a taste of the area’s affinity for everything equestrian.
Equestrian Horse Door Knocker, Pottery Barn ($19). potterybarn.com
Welcome guests whimsically with a sporty golf door knocker.
Golf Putter Door Knocker, Michael Healy ($100). michaelhealy.com
Show everyone who crosses your threshold that they’re “anchoring” themselves for a weekend of fun and relaxation.
Anchor Door Knocker, Michael Healy ($100). michaelhealy.com
A doorknocker adds the finishing touch to a Hamptons home, doing for your door what jewelry does to complete an outfit. When selecting which piece of “jewelry” you would like to adorn your front door with, pay homage to the vibe of your Hamptons lifestyle, display your East End interests, or subtly show guests they’ve reached the beach.
Hamptontoes is a blog by interior designer Lisa Ehrlich, who shares her musings on all things interior design related, along with tidbits for living a happy and stylish life. Stay tuned for bi-weekly blog posts on décor, entertaining, and her take on the Hamptons.