An artist’s Connecticut abode remains faithful to its midcentury pedigree without becoming a slave to the past.
Think you’ve got timber framing pegged? Think again: these homes can move in many style directions. Say “timber frame,” and the image that comes to mind for most people is that of a log cabin. Just ask Mike Beganyi of New Energy Works, a company that crafts custom timber spaces across the
Restoring a 250-year-old farmhouse appealed to artist Michael Quadland’s sense of nostalgia for his rural upbringing, his passion for historic preservation, and a simple need for more studio and gallery space. But it also had to do with a sense of permanence. Growing up as the child of innkeepers, Quadland would sometimes come home to find his