Home builder Jonathan Trudo on the front steps of one of his latest projects, a rental cottage across the road from Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport that he built for longtime clients.

Life’s a Beach House

For builder Jonathan Trudo, fine homes and happy clients are his legacy


Setting the Standard

For nearly 40 years, Russ Doucette has built homes- on his business -on a foundation of craftsmanship and customer service

Keith Stone rests on a fieldstone sitting wall equipped with landscape lighting he recently completed on Peabody Pond in Sebago.

Wild Nature

Keith Stone, founder of Pinnacle Landscape and Design, has discovered a simple way to pursue his various interests, from native plants to international travel

Scott Stone stands in the open living area of the Lake House, one of six model homes on show at the Schiavi headquarters in Oxford. An industrial-style fixture fitted with Edison bulbs paired with a salvaged wood table and chairs crafted from vines creates a modern-woodsy vibe.

Quality Control

All of the homes at Schiavi Custom Builders are made within the four walls of a factory. This, as it turns out, is a very good thing. Owner Scott Stone describes the advantages—economic, environmental, and aesthetic—of using modular technology.

Troy and Rebecca Delano pose in their workshop, which is tucked away in the woods in Waterboro.

Stitched Together

When most couples get married, they receive traditional gifts: a toaster, nice plates, napkin rings, soft linen towels. Troy and Rebecca Delano were given many such useful presents, plus one more: the company that has been their passion for nearly … Continue reading

Jon, Richard, Josh, and Jason Moody pose in
their showroom, located in a former Dexter Shoe Company building in Wells. The pine trusses
are original to the building; the fireplace is a Heatilator gas unit with a fieldstone surround and a granite hearth and pine mantel reclaimed from a restoration project.

Family Values

For nine decades, Richard Moody and Sons has been building quality homes on the Maine coast. Josh, Jon, and Jason Moody share the secrets of their family’s longtime success.

Curator and art historian Susan Danly stands in front of Dahlov Ipcar’s Blue Savanna, 1978, currently on display at the Portland Museum of Art.

Art for All

Susan Danly, former curator of the Portland Museum of Art, on the egalitarian appeal of work on paper

George Kinghorn sits in his downtown residence before gelatin silver prints by Ilya Askinazi and Thomas Hager, an etching by Jennifer Leigh Cane, and a woodcut by Barry Wilson. At right is Kinghorn’s own 2016 painting Jackjaw.

Limitless Creativity

University of Maine Museum of Art’s George Kinghorn is dedicated to putting The Burgeoning City of Bangor and its beloved museum on the map


Early Adopter

Peter Taggart was championing high-performance homes long before it was hip. Today he’s a leader in Maine’s green building movement.


Where Intention Takes You

Steve Pogson ushers Maine Bunk Beds into a new era