Current Obsessions: Maine by Design

On deck this weekend: how to add an extra eco room to the garden, summer flower workshops, and more.

Plus, our new book, Remodelista in Maine: A Design Lover’s Guide to Inspired, Down-to-Earth Style—a look at unfussy, thrifty, nature-inspired Maine design (and how to channel it at home)—comes out from Artisan Books next week. Head here to order, and read on:

one of the ten maine houses captured in remodelista in maine: the shingled hous 9
Above: One of the ten Maine houses captured in Remodelista in Maine: the shingled house of architects Maria Berman and Brad Horn of Berman Horn Studio on the island of Vinalhaven. Here, the clean-lined screen porch is the center of summer days, and the interiors echo the wildflower meadows outdoors.