Coastal

Old Made New Again

In keeping with the centuries-old Nantucket custom of house-naming, the new owners of this Shingle-style home on the island’s north…

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An Act of Faith

A couple puts their trust in their designer, who responds by giving their gracious nineteenth-century home an interior as fresh as the Nantucket sea air outside its windows.

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John DaSilva dining room

Core Value

A couple and their creative architect save a tiny old Cape, which now forms the charming heart of a gracious Shingle-style home overlooking Nantucket Sound.

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J. Michael Abbott

Cottage Industry

An existing structure with a thoughtful layout provides inspiration for the new house that forms a family’s perfect summer getaway.

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Treasure Hunt

A home that once belonged to a shipwreck diver becomes a real catch for a California family who looks forward all year to summer on the Maine coast.

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Doreve Nicholaeff glass wall

Theatrical Sweep

Frank and Nancy Selldorff were thinking straight. When they first came to Doreve Nicholaeff to talk about designing a new…

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C & J Katz studio fireplace

Always in Season

While most everyone else on the Cape is covering the wicker with sheets and lowering the blinds on yet another…

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Charlotte Barnes exterior

Welcome Home

Once an inn, now a family retreat, a gracious old house adopts a new air of elegance and intimacy while sacrificing non of its former amiability.

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Dolores Halpern cottage

Seaside Sanctuary

  The famed decorator Mark Hampton once wrote that the “concerns of decorating” may appear frivolous and vain to some,…

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Pamela Gaylin Ryder Interiors front of house

View Finder

  Feathers ruffle easily on the Cape when folks mess with old ship captains’ homes—no matter how sea-worn those houses…

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Everything Old is New Again

  Recapturing the feel of an old fishing cottage where every nook and cranny, every creak and squeak, are known…

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Magic Formula

  You can’t define it. Still, you sense it when it’s happened. There’s an alchemy that makes a house stand…

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True Colors

Opposites attract, which is why a visual artist and a businessman might find love, and why that same couple would…

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Singular Sensation

Frank Anton’s first few days on Nantucket left him wondering why his wife-to-be, Georgine, so loved the island. “It was…

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The Family That Plays Together

Grandparents everywhere know that, if you build it, they will come. That’s why these homeowners bought a stunning piece of…

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