Gray Malin is best known for his stunning work with a camera, but the guy also knows his way around a home decor project. The photographer鈥檚 signature bright hues translate beautifully in his pool-house makeover. Read on to find out how Malin worked with Wayfair and Decorist to transform a dingy garage into a fully functioning pool house with a spare bedroom, then head over to GrayMalin.com to check out the rest of the gorgeous space.

Malin knew he wanted a sophisticated-yet-playful vibe. Since the space works as an entertainment center, a poolside bathroom, a lounge area, AND a guest bedroom when the parties are over, it was important that all the furniture in the pool house be multifunctional. Obviously, the outside wouldn鈥檛 be complete without Malin鈥檚 very own Rivazzurra Umbrellas ($3450+), complete with retro teal fringe.

Malin told Wayfair, 鈥淔or the interior, I wanted to create a Palm Beach Bungalow style and for the exterior, I envisioned an East Coast Teak Hamptons style with lush green grass and tall green hedges.鈥 Needless to say, the snappy styles pair perfectly with his behind-the-camera aesthetic.

During the day, when the sun is out, he can fold up the room divider and open the 鈥済arage鈥 door to reveal an outdoor dining area. Malin explained, 鈥淲hen it鈥檚 time for bed鈥 it goes back down, the divider goes back up, and it鈥檚 time to make yourself at home, unpack your clothes, then hop in bed for a relaxing night鈥檚 sleep.鈥

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(Photos via Nicholas Scarpinato)