Jim Westphalen

A Cape Cod Home That Balances Traditional and Transitional Design

Elegant, stylish, and without a trace of pretense, this Chatham getaway flows seamlessly from indoors to out.

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Inspirational Outbuildings

These three buildings are made for moments when “accessory” feels a lot like “necessity.” 

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A Lake Sunapee Lodge that Mixes Old and New

A Lake Sunapee lodge continues its 100-year tradition as a recreational paradise.

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A Renovated Vermont Lake House

A family’s renovated property on the shores of Lake Champlain is a master class in design execution and craftsmanship, both inside and out.

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The Great Outdoors

Time spent outside is one of the joys of New England’s warm season. These three projects offer unique routes to the same happy goal. See you soon, summer!

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A Vermont Ski House for the Whole Family

Tucked into the side of Stratton Mountain in Vermont, this house makes it easy for a family to indulge their passion for skiing.

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A Vermont Shingle Style Home Mixes Classic and Contemporary

Paul Robert Rousselle smiles when he recalls his client’s sizable wish list for the holiday home she was asking him…

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Contemporary Classic in Vermont

After falling in love with and buying what the husband calls “easily one of the most beautiful lots in Vermont,” this New York City–based couple explored every inch of its twenty acres of rolling meadow. They marveled at

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Lake Effect: Timeless Style on Lake Sunapee

Mike McClung and John Gassett both smile as they recall an early visit to the lot on New Hampshire’s Lake Sunapee where they would soon build a second home for their Boston-based clients. “It was snowing and chilly, and we

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Vanish: The Art of Jim Westphalen

For many years I have had a wonderful working relationship with Photographer Jim Westphalen. Jim and I have worked together on many of the stunning homes you see featured in New England Home as well as a host of other creative projects.

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Farm House Modern Mitre Designs

Farmhouse Modern

A house in the Vermont countryside gets a chic new look and state-of-the-art energy efficiency, without giving up a bit of its homey comfort.

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Lake Champlain vacation home

Champlain Tastes

The California-based owners hadn’t anticipated purchasing a retreat in Vermont, particularly one on the tip of a peninsula that points,…

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Brian Mac at Birdseye Design house

Dramatic Effect

The couple’s original plan was to renovate their Richmond, Vermont, house. “We both have very contemporary tastes,” the wife says,…

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Lake Champlain House

Peak of Perfection

Some people spend years searching for the perfect parcel of land. Neil Gillespie spent mere minutes. It was October 2005,…

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Cynthia Knauf

Perfect Harmony: Inventive Landscape Design in Vermont

An inventive landscape designer surrounds a house with a composition of color and texture that’s beautifully in tune with the fields, forests, and mountains of north central Vermont.

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