Trent Bell

Coastal Connection

A Maine retreat merges a regional vernacular and a modern architectural aesthetic.

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Exterior of contemporary coastal Maine home.

A Contemporary Home on the Maine Coast

A Maine retreat merges a regional vernacular and a modern architectural aesthetic

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This Cape Cod Compound is Ready to Host a Crowd

At this Osterville home, when it’s summertime, the living truly is easy.

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Contemporary on the Maine Coast

How did the owners of this home know it was the right place for them? By the way their heart rates slowed as they walked the property. “We’d walk…

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Family Friendly Design

High-performance, low-maintenance ideas for a family-friendly home.

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Contemporary Maine compound landscape

Sounds of Silence

A lot is surprising about the house that JT Bullitt built in Steuben, Maine. Bullitt eats strawberries, huckleberries, and blueberries…

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Historic Concord Home door

Aged to Perfection

Two design pros create a cozy home that celebrates the sometimes quirky vestiges of the historic dwelling’s past. Most design…

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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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Friday Favorites 1/31/2014

Karin Lidbeck Brent, Contributing Editor  As a stylist for New England Home magazine, I work with many of the best…

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Notes from the Field: Orphaned Photos

By Kyle Hoepner One of the hardest things about editing is, well, editing—that is, pruning, leaving things out. Many of…

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Elliot + Elliot Architecture living room

Maine Woods Modern

The prospective buyer was understandably wary when he went to see yet another property for sale, after years of searching…

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Editor’s Miscellany: High Shine Overhead

By Kyle Hoepner There are those who feel that ceilings, like well-mannered dinner guests, should contribute quietly to an occasion,…

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Editor’s Miscellany: Tours and Reflections

By Kyle Hoepner Since midsummer is traditionally a time for laid-back travel, I decided to take a little armchair tour…

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The Science of Art

The owner of Mount Desert Island’s most compelling new vacation home wrote to his architect soon after moving in. “He…

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