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At Home In The City

January 2015

by Sophie Nelson l Photography Nicole Wolf

The timeless appeal of Portland's West End

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Something Old, Something New

January 2015

By Rebecca Falzano l Photography by Jeff Roberts

A historic Kennebunkport home is remodeled for the needs of the present with a love for the past 

 This New England–style farmhouse in Kennebunkport was once the home of the captain of writer Booth Tarkington’s schooner. It is now the home of Missy and Frank McDougald and their family, who renovated it with the help of Spang Builders and architectural designer Hans Warner. 

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In Living Color

January 2015

By Sarah Stebbins l Photography by Irvin Serrano

Vibrant shades and an airy new plan transform a Falmouth home

Passers-by often stop to admire the home's playful blue-and-yellow façade, which was inspired by the colors inside. Note how the center porch wall is angled to emphasize the view. G.M. Libby and Sons Masonry in North Yarmouth put in the salvaged granite steps, bluestone deck and walkway, and granite and basalt veneers recovered from an old stonewall. 

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Works of Architecture

December 2014

By Rebecca Falzano

 

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ARCHITECTURE: CALEB JOHNSON ARCHITECTS & BUILDERS
Construction: Douston Construction
Photography: Trent Bell Photography

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Assembling the Past

December 2014

By Debra Spark l Photography by Trent Bell

Caleb Johnson Architects and Buiders combines the design impulses of three centuries in a Kennebunk home 

 

All the plumbing fixtures in the house, including this sink, were salvaged from a home in Weston, Massachusetts. 

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Sitting on Top of the Bay

December 2014

By Sarah Stebbins l Photography by Brian Vanden Brink

A finely crafted cottage with a four-star view in New Harbor

 

A massive granite chimney, assembled by G.M. Libby and Sons Masonry, extends through the living room ceiling to the master bedroom above. Rockport Post and Beam fabricated the Douglas fir trusses, which are juxtaposed with elegant furnishings, including a pair of Louis XIII–style Minton-Spidell armchairs covered in Kravet fabric and a carved wood coffee table from Somerset Bay Home. 

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Mountain Magic

November 2014
By Debra Spark l Photography by Trent Bell l Styling by Janice Dunwoody

In Newry, a rustic timber frame built for a family who loves to ski

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