Design Diary: An Airy Kennebunkport Beach Retreat

I wrote about this airy Kennebunkport summer home on Goose Rocks Beach for the Boston Globe Magazine‘s Summer Living issue, published Sunday, June 18, 2017. Rob Whitten of Portland, Maine-based Whitten Architects designed the house and Nicki Bongiorno of Spaces Kennebunkport did the interiors. Photos by Trent Bell. (Some affiliate links included to help you source … Continue reading “Design Diary: An Airy Kennebunkport Beach Retreat”

Shopping Trip: Lekker

Yesterday I headed over to Boston’s South End to meet Seema Krish at her studio (and then The Buttery for a carrot cupcake—the best, best, best carrot cupcakes). Then I popped an extra quarter into the meter (yeah, I drove; lame) and ducked into  Lekker, one of Boston’s best design shops. Lines include David Trubridge, Eleanor … Continue reading “Shopping Trip: Lekker”

Designer Spotlight: Wellfleet Waters

Maryann Morley and Beth Dean, Wellfleet Waters Last June I profiled three textile designers in the article “Designing Women” for Stuff Magazine.  I’ve already followed up with posts on Seema Krish Design and Mod Green Pod. Now that summer is approaching, it’s time to visit sisters Maryann Morley and Beth Dean of Wellfleet Waters. Maryann … Continue reading “Designer Spotlight: Wellfleet Waters”

ARTmonday: Alexander Gorlizki

When textile designer Seema Krish, whose work is helping to revitalize crafts in her native India, learned that I had studied Indian art in grad school, she suggested I have a look at contemporary artist Alexander Gorlizki. Mughal miniatures, with a twist!