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...
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...
Nestled among houses just north of Montauk Highway in a neighborhood known as Ludlow Greens in Bridgehampton is a covered wooden bridge, which creates a bucolic vista and surprises those who come across it for the first time.
Planters filled with roses, succulents, thyme, and moss soaked up the steady drizzle on Saturday afternoon as attendees at the LongHouse Reserve assessed the creations while balancing umbrellas and ballots.
Margery Sullivan still mourns the original shingled house that stood on her Southampton Village property. But on Friday, as she sat on the patio of her Palladian-inspired villa across from her landscape architect and friend Elizabeth Lear, it was clear that she has also grown to love the formal beauty of her current space.
The Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack will hold its annual garden sale and celebration, Much Ado About Madoo, this weekend. The festivities begin tomorrow with a benefit cocktail preview party from 6 to 8 p.m.
Last summer I was obsessing over the purple-leaved redbud Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy. It had been planted in the early 1990s behind a large oak, and only glimpses of the foliage could be seen from the lawn and the house. It was perfect and charming.