Virginia Wright

Virginia M. Wright is the senior writer at Down East.

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A Summer Place

Even during the high season, Pemaquid Beach moves at its own luxuriously slow pace. By Virginia M. Wright Photographed by Irvin Serrano whisper of…

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Bedroom 2013

A B&B broker and waterfront cottage owner offer advice on cultivating a cozy bedroom. Photo by Darren Setlow Sweet and Simple  In 2009 Mary…

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Kitchen 2013

Melissa Kelly envisions the perfect Maine kitchen Photo by James R. Salomon /Designer Randi Williams/Stylist Susan Salomon As the James Beard Award–winning executive chef…

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Living Room 2013

How one Castine resident designed the most difficult room in the house Photo by Darren Setlow Ceiling Why does this room work? “The bow-shaped…

Bathroom 2013

A bathroom with a sense of place Photo by Brian Vanden Brink /Carriage House Studio Architects What better for a house on the Maine…

Mudroom 2013

Photo by Brian Vanden Brink /Hans Warner Design Association Sarah Steinberg loves the mudroom. The practical, hardworking entry and its older cousin, the breezeway,…