Interior Design

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Best of Maine: Family 2013

Sprint across floating lobster crates. Build a fire without matches. Rent a VIP limo for your dog. Photo: William Cullina Unique Athletic Competition  Lobster…

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Best of Maine: Outdoors 2013

Surf in Wells. Zip line down Sugarloaf. Have Acadia all to yourself (well, almost). Photo: Paul Rezendes World-Class Nordic Skiing  The 10th Mountain Ski…

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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…

Porch 2013

Ah, the Porch Photo by Rob Karosis /Whitten Architects A perfect Maine porch starts with the view, but that’s not the only consideration. “In…

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,…

The Perfect Maine Home

By Virginia M. Wright It must have a porch, and, of course, there’s a mudroom. So began our fanciful construction of the ideal Maine…