Renovation project? Put a Wing on it

From the classic back-neighborhood bungalow in Vineyard Haven to the old saltbox timber frame in Chilmark — Kristen Ellsworth and William Wing do it all.  Kristen is an interior designer who specializes in artfully curating spaces through use of texture, form, light, color, finish, furniture, and pattern. Will is architecturally trained and seasoned in carpentry; […]

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Peek inside this live-aboard boat on Vineyard Haven Harbor

Pascal Albanese and Jeanie Hay Sternbach pay particular attention to the weather. They pay attention to the currents, the tides, the ebb and flow of pattering waves — the wind.  They live aboard Dulcinea, a 42-foot Tayana cutter from Taiwan built in 1988, with their year and a half old son, Montgomery, and charter cat, […]

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Peek inside this Chilmark home

After a few missed turns down wrong dirt roads, I found Jamie Curtis’ and Jason Colin’s Chilmark home. It was around 4 o’clock, when the light starts to soften, casting pure gold on the up-Island town. Jamie’s and Jason’s house sits at the end of a long pebble driveway on a grassy well-kept lawn. The […]

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Peek inside this Aquinnah home

The road to Rose Meadow Way in Aquinnah is winding and quiet. It curves under canopied trees with blooming summer leaves, and water views that appear in and out of sight. The native up-Island colors host an energy, a spirit, a calm that’s hard to miss. Alan Slatas manages to harness it all in his […]

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Peek inside this Edgartown home

A well designed room is like a painting, and like any great artist, a designer knows when it’s time to stop. “You have to sort of look at it, and walk away from it, because you don’t want to go too far,” said Gil Walsh, owner of Gil Walsh Interiors. “You have to say, Ok, […]

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Renovating a legacy

If you’ve driven through downtown Edgartown in the last month or so, you’ve no doubt noticed the abundance of chirping cranes, buzzing saws, and “hard hat only” signs. That’s because three Island hotels, all within a mile of each other, underwent large-scale renovations over the winter. Teams of local builders, contractors, architects, designers, electricians, and […]

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Take a peek inside this West Tisbury home

My phone buzzed on the way to this Vineyard home: “Text me when you’re here,” it read. “There’s a mean goose that attacks people.” I laughed to myself. These are the things you only hear on Martha’s Vineyard. I pulled in, and sure enough, there he was — the mean goose. He was gray, about […]

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