The Island’s warmer months offer plenty of opportunity for leisurely meals outside, and a few practical design considerations can greatly enhance the experience.
Designing a streamlined home at ease in its pastoral up-Island setting.
As great as it is to be naked outside, that probably should be kept between you and nature. Some people want to be totally enclosed. Others want at least a glimpse of the landscape.
One Edgartown family expanded from a converted historic barn onto an adjacent lot to create a compact, stylish in-town compound.
Influenced by the beauty of hand-woven Shaker baskets, architects David Handlin and John Garrahan evoke a similar style in a Menemsha staircase.
Nicole Grace Mercier
Window treatments for the well-exposed home.
An Aquinnah home surrounded by conservation land, with sweeping views of the Atlantic and private beach access, offers a remote, quiet retreat.
For more than a decade, Liz Stiving-Nichols has been refining looks for homes on and off the Island. Her team at Martha’s Vineyard Interior Design and Bespoke Abode in Vineyard Haven garners accolades from architects, the media, and homeowners alike.