Portland has long been a cultural outpost in New England, a hotspot for artists and longshoreman alike who crave the...
I am very excited to announce that Philip M. Isaacson, owner and resident of the house we featured in our October Off the Grid...
Where to See Art in Portland, Maine
Guide yourself through downtown Portland’s gallery district.
2014 AIA-Maine Design Award Winner
Elegant Railing System Seamlessly Connects Indoor/Outdoor Living at Award-Winning Island Retreat, Carol A. Wilson...
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
5 Maine Prefab Companies Paving the Way For Modular Design
These prefabricated and modular home companies are bringing building innovation to the far corners of Maine.
Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Style and Camping Collide in Maine
When a traditional architectural style meets handmade details, the result is a quietly modern retreat.
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
It can take as little as two weeks to build one.
Golf Balls Go Green
At the end of March, the Bangor Daily News reported on a clever new development in the realm of green sporting goods: a...
A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green...
Division and Discovery
I heralded the beginning of my summer with an excursion along the Maine coast, which landed me in Portland this past weekend.
Crafting a Hollow Wood Surfboard from Old-Growth Redwood
Long inspired by the work of Grain Surfboards based in Maine, San Francisco's own Danny Hess, and my friend Patrick Burnett of...
The Right Track
With nearly a half century of architectural experience, Peter Cohen designed this ingenious spine-and-module home for him and his...
Bath & Spa Intrigue
My favorite rooms to design in a home are bathrooms, and spas. I draw inspiration from many different sources.
Little Bird Swing
I was on North Haven Island, Maine recently to report a story for the July/August issue of the magazine, and I went to visit a...
Reading Ada Louise Huxtable
I picked up this copy of Kicked a Building Lately? by the onetime New York Times architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable while on...
Leather Fly Swatter
I was in Maine last week for my yearly vacation back East, and was happy to discover a new shop in Camden called Sugar Tools.
Surf Shacks 022 - Nick LaVecchia
Nick’s photography has always captured what it truly means to be an East Coast surfer—and the Northeast specifically.
8 Tiny Home Companies to Know Along the East Coast
These innovative tiny home builders offer beautiful, efficient dwellings up and down the East Coast.
A Former Boatbuilder Dives Into Furniture Design
At first, boatbuilder turned furniture designer may sound odd, but as you think about it, it makes more and more sense.