rustic

A Family Ski Retreat in Vermont

A New England saltbox becomes a chic family ski retreat with just the right amount of original rustic character.

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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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Adirondack Style

The boathouse looks like the exclamation point at the end of a long and dramatic statement. Charmingly crowned with a…

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Litchfield County Cottage

Fun House

Surely Jonathan Bee must have a serious side. After all, he has worked in social services for most of his…

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Robinson camp style cabin

The More Things Change …

The house stood for a lifetime on high ground in northwestern Connecticut, on a plot of rolling farmland that had…

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Beauty and Brawn

The land fit the profile nearly perfectly: a rocky perch overlooking a pristine lake surrounded by a woodland of oak,…

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Artistic License

There have been no official studies, but there just might be something magical in Maine’s drinking water. Visitors—young and old—fall…

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Collective Wisdom

Joanna and Bill Seitz share a long history in the design world. She is a former magazine editor, stylist, and…

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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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Christopher P. Williams Architects

The Phoenix

At 6:30 a.m. on a cloudy May morning in 2012, David Frost drove to his job site, same as any…

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Continental Drift

  So many of us have a vision of the kind of house we’d like to build. It may be…

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Beauty and the Beams: Reclaimed Wood for a Rustic Feel

It may not top the list of things a would-be buyer wonders about while house hunting, but in this part…

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Carter & Company foyer

Once More to the Lake

At lightning speed, a design duo lightens, brightens and personalizes a New Hampshire cabin, creating a getaway to foster years of sweet family memories.

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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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A Study in Contrasts

Anyone who believes an eighteenth-century house should always be period-appropriate has only to visit the home of interior designer John…

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