Design Q+A: Fireplaces

From traditional and wood-burning to modern and gas-powered, fireplaces are undoubtedly the snuggest spot in the house. We’ve reached a point in design innovation...

Design Q + A: Screened-in porches

First of all, do you say "screen porch," or "screened porch," or "screened-in porch"?Typically "screen porch" because it is the shortest term.In your design...

Design Q+A: A Julie Robinson kitchen

So, tell us about this kitchen.This was a renovation; the owner is a man with two sons. The goal was to have an...

What Islanders Wear to Work: Josey Kirkland dresses for Felix Neck

When people think style on Martha’s Vineyard, a certain vision comes over the minds of the unknowing. Salmon-colored shorts spotted with tiny smiling whales. Pastel-pink dresses with teal embroidered flowers. She wears, but is...

Brewed awakenings: Meet the baristas

These on-the-verge-of-winter mornings don’t start without a fight. Around 8 am, the horrendous chime of my default ringtone wakes me up. I press snooze and re-enter what feels like another REM cycle. Eight minutes...