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A fashion founder's Malibu beach house

Ashley Merrill, the founder of loungewear brand Lunya, brings a modern, minimal aesthetic to to her family’s Malibu beach house. Wide open views and expansive living areas are complemented by soft, white oak paneling and neutral furniture. Ryan James MacFarland’s Suspended and Piero Passacantando’s Bather #14 reflect on bodies in water, a playful nod to the home’s beachfront location. See the full tour below.

Photos by Jenna Peffley

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Artwork by Karina Bania
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“This is where I spend time with those that I love. Creating a home that feels like an escape from the hustle of the day is key.”

— Ashley Merrill for Lonny Mag

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Artwork by Ryan James MacFarland
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“Pops of color in the art throughout make the house feel more playful. Being a second home, I felt like I could have a bit more fun and experiment with my art selection.”

— Ashley Merrill for Lonny Mag

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Artwork by Piero Passacantando
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“Neighboring the family's dining table, a blue nude from a series entitled 'Bathers', by New York-based artist Piero Passacantando immediately draws you in, providing a vibrant pop of color amongst the gallery white walls. ”

— Lonny Mag

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Artwork by Piero Passacantando
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Artwork by Piero Passacantando
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“From a design perspective, the space is minimal and modern, as is my personal style, but with an airy, beachy look.”

— Ashley Merrill for Lonny Mag

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