Through her magazine research, Kay found the work of Charlotte, North Carolina, architect Ken Pursley. In his projects, she saw the rustic yet sophisticated style she and Leo were after. In Ken, Kay found a visionary partner who could translate her ideas into a home beyond her imagination. Here, Kay and Ken describe how Camp Berard came together.
Learn how Leo and Kay worked with architect Ken Pursley to desigh a naturally beautiful lake house.
Leo and Kay Berard with Cavalier King Charles spaniel Oliver stand in their home’s dramatic 91⁄2-foot-tall front door.
Hanging lantern: Copper Hanging Onion Lantern (HRG12); hammerworks.com.