Design Wire September 2017
ROB BRAMHALL ARCHITECTS has designed the new DREAM MAKER LODGE at SUNDAY RIVER, a four-floor contemporary mountain residence of 29 condominiums situated along Dream Maker Trail on the resort’s North Peak. The rustic slopeside units cultivate a sense of community, as they share a lounge area with a fireplace, an exterior patio, and an outdoor hot tub.
Kim Deetjen of TRUEXCULLINS ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN recently led the renovation of the PORTLAND HARBOR HOTEL. Inspired by the concept of a sea captain’s home, the firm added a sitting area overlooking Fore Street to visually connect the lobby to its seaside location. The redesign also emphasizes local artisans, featuring custom nautical-flag wall hangings by ANGELA ADAMS, graphic pillows by ERIN FLETT, and windjammer photographs by JIM DUGAN. Shared lounges on guest room levels include THOS. MOSER furniture and COMPANY C carpets.
GO LOGIC has launched GO HOME, a new line of highly insulated prefabricated homes. Ranging from 600 to 2,500 square feet, the plans offer options for cabinetry and hardware, along with various exterior and interior custom finishes.
Angela Adams and Sherwood Hamill, the design team behind ANGELA ADAMS, recently launched a furniture and area rug collection called Inner Nature that celebrates individuality and authenticity. New furniture pieces include a sideboard, table, and barstool in a variety of finishes, such as the made-to-order Tula tasting table; eight new rug designs including the Spock area rug, which reinvents the traditional argyle pattern and comes in mossy green, scarlet, and gray-blue.
Twenty-five Chinese ink paintings by the late interior designer and artist CHRISTINE MACLIN will be on view at the Charles Thomas Gallery at MAINE COLLEGE OF ART (MECA) from September 20 through October 25. Maclin, who owned Portland’s Maclin
Design, studied Chinese brush painting at MECA under the instruction of art history professor Dr. Gan Xu.
HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF CRAFTS has refurbished its artist residences. New beds crafted from European birch as well as storage units and end tables were installed for the summer season, when visiting artists enrolled in one- or two-week sessions to refine their artistic practice. The school plans to dedicate $150,000 to further renovations over the next four years.