September – October 2012

Charlotte Barnes exterior

Welcome Home

For half a century, this three-story house had operated as the Spray Cliff Inn, hosting legions of happy guests. There…

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Elena Letteron living room

Ripple Effect

“All he ever wanted was a house on a lake,” says the wife about her husband. So in the summer…

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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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Tom Patti

The Accidental Artist

You can see Tom Patti’s work—everything from crisp-edged, multi-hued cubes of glass to entire walls of iridescence that change as…

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Ted Acworth

Man and the Machine

Arty could drive you insane if you keep watching him. “Why doesn’t he stop, just for a minute?” you wonder….

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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

The People’s Garden

Big things—miracles, even—can grow from the smallest seeds. Back in 1991, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, storekeeper Rollie Hale, a self-taught gardener,…

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Gracious Harmon House

Rooms We Love: 2012 Old York and Kennebunkport Show Houses

Old York Decorator Show House Gracious Harmon House, a private home on the water in York Harbor, Maine, made a…

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