When a couple with a passion for design built a getaway home on the Island, they got creative with the overall look, worked closely with town officials to address size restrictions, and incorporated some unusual eco-friendly elements.
A look at the Island’s super-sized houses: past, present, and future.
Entranced by the age-old tile work in Italy, Dana Nunes returned to the Island and got busy adorning surfaces of her Vineyard Haven home with creations using discarded tiles of a local dealer.
Dorothy Chaffee’s Edgartown house and garden are a celebration of a life well lived with her late husband, Henry. The homes they shared together are depicted in a hand-painted dining room mural, and she continues his gardening legacy in a charming backyard landscape.
Four designers discuss the best materials for creating that wonderful complement to Vineyard living – along with ideas for building your own.
Anne McCarthy Strauss
After creating a neighborhood home on Lagoon Pond, new Vineyard homeowners found the Island lifestyle enveloped both them and their children.
What happens when big dreams meet conservation commission realities.