An unfinished quilt was on the sewing table in Sydney Albertini’s living room. Below, the ceramic dinnerware Ms. Albertini designs and paints, every piece unique, is sold at Barneys, among other locations.
John Birch’s decision to have an exhibit of work by Hans Wegner and Johannes Hansen at his store Wyeth in Sagaponack inspired him to open a second branch at the old Plitt Ford dealership in Wainscott.
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A stainless-steel orb of an oil lamp is terribly chic for tabletop or floating in the pool or pond. $90. Unlimited Earth Care, 2249 Scuttlehole Road, Bridgehampton. Photo by Durell Godfrey
TWO IF BY SEA (2 of 8)
Essential in a hurricane kit (and a little campy in design), this sealed camping lantern will actually float. $29.99. Kmart, Bridgehampton Commons, Bridgehampton. Photo by Durell Godfrey
STORMY WEATHER (3 of 8)
A classic hurricane tube fits over most candles. The glass base keeps things tidy. Tube, $9.99; candle, $9.99; base, $2.99. Sag Harbor Variety Store, 45 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Photo by Durell Godfrey
FIESTA FOREVER (4 of 8)
This tabletop ceramic oil lamp, hand-painted in Mexico, has a convenient little cap is attached. Other colors available. $60. Spielberg Garden Shop, 500 Pantigo Road, East Hampton. Photo by Durell Godfrey
HOT STUFF (5 of 8)
This stylish cast-iron fire bowl, for beach or patio, has two handles for portability. $465. Design Within Reach, 30 Park Place, East Hampton. Photo by Durell Godfrey
NEW FLAME (6 of 8)
Bugs are not welcome on a romantic date. Fit citronella tea lights in your favorite holders and spread them around the grounds. $10 for a bag of 25. General Home Store, 100 Park Place, East Hampton. Photo by Durell Godfrey
UNUSUAL (7 of 8)
Nifty colors and textures add interesting features to candle light. Sturdy and easy to handle they are a fresh take on the usual votive holders. $20. each color. InHome, 132 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Photo by Durell Godfrey
COPPER TONE (8 of 8)
An oil lamp in copper will cast a glow that is hard to resist. $19.99. Lynch's Garden Center. 175 North Sea Road, Southampton. Photo by Durell Godfrey
This family doesn’t understand why anyone would prefer an ocean view.
Fancy duct tape works as hard as the plain stuff. Easy to find in the tool drawer! $4.99 each. Staples, 2044 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton Commons, Bridgehampton. Photo by Durell Godfrey
Hammer Time (2 of 5)
Where are they when you need them? Brightly patterned, this will be easier to find. $35. Unlimited Earthcare, 2249 Scuttlehole Road, Bridgehampton. Photo by Durell Godfrey
Step Lively (3 of 5)
Folding step stool with great graphic presence. Plants and children will sit on them, cats will perch and so will you. $21. Other colors available. General Home Store, 100 Park Place, East Hampton. Photo by Durell Godfrey
Snap, Snap! (4 of 5)
Chopping herbs or covertly shredding papers, these multiblade snips will do the trick in a jiffy. $24. East Hampton Gardens, 16 Gingerbread Lane, East Hampton. Photo by Durell Godfrey
Make It Work (5 of 5)
Equestrians, and others, appreciate work boxes that don’t rust when they get wet in the barn, by the pool, or in the garden. Tack Trunk, 137 Main Street, Amagansett. Photo by Durell Godfrey
Jade-colored toile in an Asian motif with cinnabar accents was a detail in a bedroom designed by Tobi Fairley and Landon Shockey. Right, grays in many tones enriched the staircase in the foyer designed by Nina Freudenberger.
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