Shop Talk

Exhibit A

SHOP TALK - March 2014
by Veronique McAree | Photography  Amanda Kowalski

Pick up beach stone jewelry, Winslow Homer whiskers, or a design book or two at the Portland Museum of Art store, which zooms in on works by local artists. Check it out.

Sally Struever, manager of the store and brand administration at the Portland Museum of Art.

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A Handmade Tale

SHOP TALK - March 2014
by Veronique McAree | Photography  Amanda Kowalski

Come with us for an inspiring morning talking shop with Heather Chontos of the very creative Milk Farm Road

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Rural Modern

SHOP TALK - February 2014
by Veronique McAree | Photography  Amanda Kowalski 

Portland furniture designer Brian Haddock combines the rural with the modern, the clever with the cool. The result? A delightful collection from Furniturea. 

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Floor Plan

FIELD TRIP - January 2014
by Veronique McAree  | Photography Amanda Kowalski 

A truly great rug can define a space and add the right note of color or texture to make a room sing. With over 2,500 rugs to choose from, Bradford’s Rug Gallery has your floor covered. 

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Celtic Connection

FIELD TRIP - November 2013
by Veronique McAree  | photography Amanda Kowalski 

For over a decade, Linda Clifford has been bringing a bit of Celtic style to Bethel


These Irish Tweed walking hats are fetching and built to last.

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Maine Street Made

FIELD TRIP - October 2013

“Out of the box” is a phrase that springs to mind when viewing the artful, intelligent interiors—and new Mercantile and Manufacturing line—of Portland’s Maine Street Design Co.

The Swedish-inspired secretary and Brett Chairs are part of the Maine Street Mercantile and Manufacturing line. The Mandavilla Prints are by ML Norton Art.

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Coastal Cache

FIELD TRIP - September 2013

By Veronique Mcaree | Photography Amanda Kowalski


Blue and white, check. European antiques, check. Local art, check. This, plus a whole lot more—it’s all at Kennebunk’s Hurlbutt Designs. See for yourself. 

Accessorize a home or yourself with great gift ideas like these striped scarves.

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