Our contributors share their choicest finds in Maine style, design, shops, and craft.
An artist’s family wrestles with the future of his metal jungle.
Peter Beerits, the artist behind the Nervous Nellie’s Jams & Jellies fantasyland, on building a bird.
Amy Teh and Noah DeFilippis, the team behind Portland’s Pinecone+Chickadee clothing and accessories brand, take adorableness up a notch with their playful silkscreened onesies in soft, organic cotton.
Teapots are among pottery’s most challenging forms, which is why only a few of Maine’s many potters include them in their repertoires.
Liza Gardner Walsh uses a little magic to spark children’s imagination and love for the outdoors.
These Maine-made wind bells are not your standard wind chimes. They echo the gong and bell buoys in the areas for which they’re named.
The first time I put on an Anchorpak, it felt different from any bag I’ve ever used. It felt right.
Kittery’s peppy pocket neighborhood has shops as eclectic as its chow.
Peet is one of a handful of Maine designers making hand-painted floorcloths, common home accessories in the 18th and 19th centuries, until linoleum came along, and now enjoying renewed interest thanks to the maker movement and a growing awareness of indoor allergy triggers.
Bigfoot inventor Michael Thom, an architect from Belfast, boasts that Bigfoot has saved 5,001 marriages. Who are we to sling mud at his claim?
Let Augusta have its big-box stores — the shops along Hallowell’s historic Water Street are an expo of the curious, cozy, and hyper-local.