New England Home

September/October 2018 | Stowe Mountain Retreat

Open & Shut Case

A getaway in the hills of Vermont ensconces its owner in comfort when she’s solo and offers an expansive welcome when guests arrive. Read More… 

Spruce Life

Summer/Fall 2018

Designing “The One”
Spruce’s next project promises to be the new standard for Mountain Contemporary Design. Read More…

Traditional Home

July/August 2018 | Moxie Hill Farm

Barn Again
Vermont’s bucolic countryside without farmhouses would be like Ben without Jerry. The charming homes, most neighbors to equally enchanting barns, are threads in a landscape that becomes entwined in people’s hearts. Read More…

Hospitality Design

June 2018 | Mountain Modern Motel and The Spa at Cliff House

HD Awards Projects
Innovative. Stunning. Diverse. From more than 700 entries, meet the winners and finalists of HD’s 14th annual Project Awards. Whether it’s a remote resort in China or a luxury train in South America (and everything in between), these 95 projects represent some of the year’s best from some of the most forward-thinking teams. Read More…

American Spa

June 2018 | Spa at Cliff House Maine

The Maine Event
Situated atop a 90-foot bluff overlooking the Northern Atlantic Ocean, Cliff House Maine (Cape Neddick) boasts panoramic ocean and coastal views that have captivated viewers for more than a century. The original Cliff House opened in 1872 and flourished during the Roaring Twenties and even into the tenuous 30’s… Read More


Design New England

January/February 2018 | Moxie Hill Farm

Moxie Hill Farm
Set in a meadow in Vermont dairy country, and named for a beloved Labrador retriever, Moxie Hill Farm is the dream home of a couple who met when he was coaching football for his alma mater, Middlebury College, and she was playing basketball for rival Colby College… The athletic thread extended to their choice of architect to design their house: Lee Grutchfield of TruexCullins Architecture… Read More

Boutique Design

December 2017 | Mountain Modern Motel

2017 Gold Key Awards: Intellectual Property
This year’s 13-member judging panel for the 37th annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design didn’t really care if designers were channeling real-world smarts or ivory tower book learning. What they wanted to see was proof that the teams behind the nearly 400 submissions from around the world has done their homework and used that information to create interiors that stood out as best in class. Read More

New England Home

November/December 2017 | Contemporary Farmhouse

Contemporary Classic 
After falling in love with and buying what the husband calls “easily one of the most beautiful lots in Vermont,” this New York City-based couple explore every inch of its twenty acres of rolling meadow. Read More…

Hospitality Design

September 2017 | Mountain Modern Motel

Roadside Chic: Updated motels reach peak nostalgia
Jackson Hole is also the site of another recent motel reboot, the 135-room Mountain Modern from Crystal Creek Capital and the Yarrow Group. Burlington, Vermont-based TruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design thoughtfully reimagined the 1970s Painted Buffalo Inn as an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Read More…

Design New England

July/August 2017 | Lake Edge Residence

Cliff Hanger
Considering the complexity of the clients’ program – build an angular house on a half-acre, steeply pitched lakeside lot with runoff issues – architects Rolf Kielman and Josh Chafe of TruexCullins in Burlington, Vermont, knew they would need to work in close collaboration with a site designer at the very start. Read More… 



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