Portland has long been a cultural outpost in New England, a hotspot for artists and longshoreman alike who crave the...
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.
I am very excited to announce that Philip M. Isaacson, owner and resident of the house we featured in our October Off the Grid...
A Coastline Gem in Ogunquit, Maine
As I trekked northward to Maine last month for a lobster-filled weekend getaway, I stumbled upon the Ogunquit Museum of American...
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 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...
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
It can take as little as two weeks to build one.
The Right Track
With nearly a half century of architectural experience, Peter Cohen designed this ingenious spine-and-module home for him and his...
A Northern Haven
North Haven, a rocky island in Maine’s Penobscot Bay, is quintessentially New England.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
Kickstart Some Design
If you've ever complained about the dearth of good design in our world, but as you're not a designer yourself felt like you could...
The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.