july/august 2011 by the sea
Summer Idyll • A humble island retreat is rescued at the eleventh hour • Colors and
textures collide in a North Country garden • Sea breezes and smart design keep a beachy
cottage comfortable • Sweeping views meet the classiclly modern in a long-desired getaway
• Three generations celebrate a Rhode Island vacation house built for, and by, all
photo by jim westphalen
balls of bloom on echinops lure pollinators to Robin Coleburn’s garden. Story, Page 72.