Float On

“In 2006 I started a nonprofit boatbuilding program, Islesford Boatworks, with my two siblings on Little Cranberry Island, where our family owns property and where we summered every year growing up. This summer will be our sixteenth year, and while … Continue reading

State of the Art

“My husband, Michael, and I were vacationing at the Harbour Cottage Inn in Southwest Harbor in 2009, and they had this beautiful little carriage house suite. We knew we needed an outbuilding on our property, and we didn’t want it … Continue reading

Cosmic Cookery

  “I got a call from the client at her husband’s suggestion. She had been trying to design her kitchen renovation on her own, and then realized all the sequencing that comes with kitchens. She’s done some other work around … Continue reading

Liquid Adventure

  “This is an interesting building from a historical perspective. During World War II, the U.S. government commissioned the Davisville Naval Construction Battalion Center in Davisville, Rhode Island, to make corrugated, prefabricated structures that could be used as hangars for … Continue reading

From Paint to Print

  “I loved working on this room for the daughter of interior architect and founder of Salon Design Amanda Pratt. The mural, which is titled Lily’s View, was inspired by the view from the family’s home on the beach in … Continue reading

Tailor-made Tile

  “The inspiration for this bathroom started with the floor tile. It’s a very large space, with high ceilings and big, sliding barn doors. I wanted to make it feel a bit smaller somehow. The tile pattern, which we sourced … Continue reading

Free Spirit

  “This is one of two bedrooms I recently completed for some sisters in my neighborhood. I wanted to make sure the rooms were both fun and beautiful, but that they also showed the personality of each girl. This girl … Continue reading

Mini Modernist Compound

“When Nadja Zerunian and Nick van Praag were expats living in Washington, D.C., they spent weekends looking at beach houses in the area. “We were intrigued by this American idea of indoor-outdoor living that seemed so typical of East Coast … Continue reading

Play Time

“We started working with a core team at the museum in 2016, when they had just started moving in the direction of expanding. We determined that all the experiences in the Children’s Museum would be based on learning through play. … Continue reading

The Lost Cabin

“I had been dreaming up something along these lines for four, maybe even five, years, since basically when the Lost Kitchen became far bigger than I ever imagined. I recognized that it wasn’t just a casual little place in the … Continue reading