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Sitting down with Hamptons design expert Natalee Bowen


With over 20 years of interior design experience and running her own business, there is nothing Natalee Bowen doesn’t know about Hamptons style. Natalee’s signature design style is classic American Hamptons, although her expertise covers every variation within this iconic architectural style.

Natalee’s WA-based design company Indah Island is commissioned for projects across Australia and internationally. They provide services on new builds and renovations, interior styling and custom furniture design.

As a long time fan of Hamptons style, Deb states that Natalee’s particular design style “encapsulates everything I love about a home and what I’m trying to do with my house” – so she was excited to have the opportunity to sit down with Natalee and talk all things Hamptons.

In the video below, Deborah asks Natalie to define ‘Hamptons inspired.’

As the Hamptons look should start with an authentic exterior, Natalie says the cladding is the No. 1 defining feature. To recreate the Hamptons coastal look in Australia’s harsh climate, Natalie endorses Scyon wall cladding. Scyon Linea™  weatherboard is a low-maintenance and hard-wearing weatherboard alternative to timber, with deep shadow lines, perfect for the Hamptons look.

“Using Scyon’s beautiful Linea cladding which is giving that beautiful weatherboard look, but it’s never going to deteriorate. It’s always going to look classic, always going to have longevity, and it gives the style and the feel of what you actually see in the Hamptons…”

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