Category Archives: HAMPTONS VOYEUR

Hamptons Weekend Cottage Keeps it Simple

A FRIEND OF MINE has had a tendency to move often, both her family’s primary residence and weekend/vacation homes. Fortunately, she also has a talent for making any apartment or home look Domino-ready in very short order. This two-bedroom 1930s … Continue reading

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HAMPTONS VOYEUR: Casual Decor for a Quirky Rental

PART OF THE FUN OF BLOGGING is getting the occasional bead on a great subject from a reader. I met Dorothee van Mol and her husband Paul a year ago when they came to look at my East Hampton cottage … Continue reading

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Bona Fide Colonial in East Hampton

ONE OF THE PERKS of writing for shelter magazines is getting inside a lot of interesting houses. For the holiday issue of Hamptons Cottages & Gardens magazine, I got a look at the interior of one of East Hampton’s venerable Main … Continue reading

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HAMPTONS VOYEUR: Post-Mod in Amagansett

IF YOU’RE NOT IN THE HAMPTONS and can’t pick up a copy of the latest Hamptons Cottages & Gardens magazine in front of Citarella, go here to read my latest article about a fabulously fashionable couple’s marvelous mid-century modern home … Continue reading

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Montauk Magic

ONE OF THE OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS of writing for shelter magazines is that you see a lot of potentially envy-inducing places. Usually, I’m fine. A place may be beautiful, decorated by a top designer, or owned by very rich people, but … Continue reading

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HAMPTONS VOYEUR: Art House B&B

BEFORE I MOVED TO SPRINGS, L.I., I figured the area’s reputation as an artists’ colony — established in the days when Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, and their friends made mayhem at local bars and beaches — was a thing … Continue reading

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HAMPTONS VOYEUR: Quintessential Cottage in Sag Harbor

WHEN I FIRST SAW Phyllis Landi’s cedar-shingled cottage on a curving half-acre waterfront lot not far from the ridiculously charming village of Sag Harbor, I thought I’d found my dream house. Of course, Phyllis, a freelance TV producer, lives there, … Continue reading

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