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Breeze Easy

A family finds peace, beauty, and rare sea glass at their coastal Maine retreat.


Coastal Haven

Architecture firm Ruhl Walker creates an eco-friendly hideaway on the Cape.

Good Natured

Native plants and perennials abound in these enviable Maine gardens by landscape architect Matthew Cunningham.


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Palettes: Al Fresco

Three designers create weather-ready inspiration for your dream patio, poolside, or roof deck.

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The Great Escape

The team behind Hammer Architects creates a contemporary retreat overlooking Truro’s Pamet River Valley.

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Queen of Arts

Public relations powerhouse Lynne Kortenhaus shares her daily inspirations.

Also In This Issue

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Editors' Picks: Grass Roots

Natural materials get a modern upgrade with these eye-catching accessories.

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Found Art: View from the Top

Inspired by the cityscape, painter Jodie Baehre reinvents her signature style.

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Where to go and what to read for your summer design fix.

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A Perfect Ten: Making Waves

Wrap yourself in luxury with indescribably plush beach towels.

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Weekender: Florence

The birthplace of the Renaissance heats up in the summer.

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Landmark: Flying Horses Carousel on Martha's Vineyard

Beloved by generations of islanders and summer visitors, it’s the oldest platform carousel in the country.

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Treasure: Balancing Act

Mark Hutker, founder and principal of Hutker Architects, shares the story behind a beloved sculpture.