Up from the hippy surf town of Paia on the North Shore of Maui sits the tranquil boutique resort called Lumeria Maui. We’ve had the pleasure of visiting the last two years as the founder, Xorin Balbes, has made the transition from Los Angeles based interior design star to Maui […]
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The folks at opentravel have created a list of the top destinations in the world for modern architecture and great design. I wasn’t surprised by their top picks. Their choices were based on urban landscape, planning and a blend of appearance and functionality. Only two cities in the U.S. made […]
The folks at Kennebunk, Maine’s Old House Parts Company have recently undertaken an unusual project. (If you aren’t familiar with the Old House Parts Company, as its name suggests, they specialize in architectural salvage from the 1730s through the 1930s.) Owner Tom Joyal has been hard at work creating a […]
Although this site is focused on the home we do enjoy getting out of the house and traveling as much as we can. One of our favorite design magazines, Wallpaper*, has just published City Guides for 20 metropolitan cities around the world. Our favorite feature is that they are small […]