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Current Obsessions: Long Weekend

Going on this long weekend: sales, art openings, new small-maker showrooms, and the unofficial start of summer. Take note: Above: As we wrap up our Maine Design issue, we’re happy to note that Bicyclette, furniture makers now based in Maine, have opened a new showroom. It’s at 98 Front Street, fourth floor, in Bath, Maine, open on Saturdays from noon...

Remodelista Reconnaissance: A Woven Floor Lamp in an Architect’s Home Office

In this week’s Remodelista Reconnaissance, we’re changing it up, sleuthing out a design detail not from a recent post but from our new book, Remodelista in Maine: A Design Lover’s Guide to Inspired, Down-to-Earth Style, released this week. We’ve previously admired the work of architect Jocie Dickson of Jocelyn O Dickson Architecture (see A Classic/Minimal...

On the Market: A 1793 House in Maine With Hand-Painted Murals, via Cheap Old Houses

The @cheapoldhouses Instagram feed has become something of the go-to for a new generation of real estate scrollers—some 1.9 million of them—who browse listings in their spare time (a phenomenon the New York Times calls Zillow surfing). Cheap Old Houses’ listings tend towards diamond-in-the-rough dwellings, tumble-downs with good bones, historic gems...

Shopper’s Diary: The Post Supply in Portland, Maine

The New York City to Portland migration continues and while much has been made of the love-hate Brooklynfication of the Maine city, the cross-pollination of cultures can sometimes yield magic. Case in point: recently opened general store, The Post Supply, “located on easily what’s the most happening street in Portland,” reports Annie (whose new book...

Kitchen of the Week: A Couple’s Summer Kitchen in a Former Lobster Shack

Last summer, arriving for a weekend stay in a small cottage built over an inlet in Harpswell, Maine, my partner and I followed our host, Lili Liu, on a tour of the cluster of buildings—former lobstering shacks—at the water’s edge. At the end she showed us to our cottage and excused herself to clean up after a dinner party. “This is the summer kitchen,”...

Extra Bedroom: Designer Brendan Ravenhill’s Summer Sleeping Porch in Maine

Lying in bed in what Brendan Ravenhill calls his “seasonal cave,” you can see the stars and watch the fireflies in July and the meteor showers in August. During the year, Ravenhill runs a busy design studio in LA specializing in minimalist, handmade lighting that is a longtime Remodelista favorite (see, for instance, A Study in Industrial Elegance)....

10 Easy Pieces: Porch Lights

If you’re lucky enough to live in a house with a porch, you’ll need illumination for summer evenings: here are some ideas for ceiling lights. Above: The Schoolhouse Otis 4-Inch Outdoor Ceiling Light comes in four finishes; $199. Above: The Sea Gull Lighting Outdoor Ceiling Fixture is $100.61 at Sea Gull Experts. Above: From the Nauset Lantern...

Out Today: Our New Book, Remodelista in Maine

Above: Photograph by Justine Hand for Remodelista. Two and a half years in the making, our new book, Remodelista in Maine: A Design Lover’s Guide to Inspired, Down-to-Earth Style, is officially out today from Artisan Books. Anyone who’s ever been to Maine for a summer weekend—or returned over a lifetime—can testify to the pull that this place has,...

Steal This Look: A Rustic Living Room on Spruce Head in Maine

When Annie first featured a series of renovated buildings on Spruce Head, Maine by sculptor-turned-builder Anthony Esteves, the small Cape quickly become a Remodelista favorite. Originally built in 1754, the original hand-hewed frame, flooring, sheathing, doors, front windows, and chimney bricks were all maintained by Esteves. “The aesthetics are informed...

Object of Desire: Quilts from Smith’s General in Yarmouth, Maine

In Maine, no summer bedroom is complete without a quilt to pull up should the fog roll in or the air turn cool. Our favorite Maine-made quilts come from Smith’s General in Yarmouth, where founder Dash Mashland and her team make heritage-stitched, modern-patterned bed coverings. (The quilts are also one of the essential products featured in The Maine...

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