departments november/december 2012
14 Editor’s Note
16 Publisher’s Note
24 visit • Hometown Renovation
After 21 years, a marriage, a house,
and a career are all still going strong
for interior designer Patricia Finn.
35 selections • Close to Home
We kept our first-ever gift guide
local, asking our shoppers to find
locally made or locally sourced
items that deliver the spirit of New
England along with holiday cheer.
46 kitchen • A Little Bit Country
This kitchen and bath give a new
home a vintage appeal.
52 places • Into the Woods
The Appalachian Mountain Club
offers luxe and LEED along Maine’s
60 antiques • Silver Lining
A little goes a long way as small
pieces such as napkin rings,
candlesticks, and serving forks add
glimmer to the table.
66 icon • Winslow Homer, the
Studio Years From an ocean-side
perch on Maine’s Prouts Neck, the
celebrated artist painted his most
dramatic and powerful pieces.
74 local wares • Retail on the Rise
114 et al. • Home Indulgence
118 advertiser index
120 take note • Writing on the Wall
NEW FACE • Wouldn’t you know, a typeface designed for The Wall Street Journal is called Escrow. We engaged no third parties when
we selected it as part of our updated graphic design debuting in this issue. The font replaces Electra, a solid, spare serif often found in
book design which, though touted as highly legible, we found a bit cold. Escrow, designed in 2006 by Cyrus Highsmith of Boston-based
Font Bureau, is warmer and, we think, more readable. And we love the robust nature of its italic family members (see
“departments” at the top of this page). We are not letting go of the ever-endearing Eva, which you are reading now. A
sans-serif face, it was designed in tribute to famed ceramist Eva Zeisel, who declared herself “a maker of useful things.” Eva