The Star’s hunter-gatherer, Durell Godfrey, takes the dog days of summer seriously. She shops on the shady side of the street and shares the coolest finds with you.
This year’s Hampton Designer Showhouse reflects a softening of both palettes and textures. Grasscloth is the preferred wall covering, and trend-watchers will note that decorative wall painting treatments, such as ragging and other techniques, are back as well.
Roses are undergoing what may be one of their most transformative changes since the first repeat-blooming flowers reached Europe from China about 250 years ago. That is a brash statement, I realize, but more true than not.
You might say that this edition of The East Hampton Star HomeBook is dedicated to teardowns.  No, not because any of the houses we are featuring are about to be demolished, or because any of them rose from the ashes of demolition, but because...
The Star’s hunter-gatherer, Durell Godfrey, is always chasing rainbows.  She didn’t find a pot of gold so she went shopping for color.
A humble cottage avoided the fate of many of the South Fork's vernacular buildings and was moved from Lumber Lane in Bridgehampton to a one-acre plot on the west side of Town Line Road in Sagaponack. Among its secrets: wine-cork traces of a tenant long gone.
In an era in which too much is never enough — as ostentatiously expressed in new and reconstructed residences built to the absolute maximum size allowed by zoning — a wooded one-acre-plus parcel in Springs is an oasis of playfulness.
In 2011, after looking at 125 houses — some, admittedly, online — Tracy Jamar, an artist, and Monty Silver, a retired talent agent whose agency represented Jon Voight, Roy Scheider, Celeste Holm, Laurence Fishburne, and others, received...
“I’m a view person,” Susan Dusenberry said not long ago, and it’s true. She has four.