The Great Indoors
These Maine-based makers produce pieces that are inspired by nature, and right at home.
Tactile, stoneware pieces are created in the image of Central Maine’s birch forests. The result? Unique dinnerware that is at once durable and delicate, and sets one elegant woodland table.
We’ve sung this design maven’s praises with good reason: her ocean floor-inspired textiles and custom furnishings are a thing of beauty. The hand-woven rugs are living space works of art, and pieces like this interlocking coffee table reflect a keen eye for detail and an appreciation for heft.
A Maine tradition, this sumptuous, shuttle-loomed line is everything we look for in our linens: hardy, handsome and snuggly soft. The towels lend a farmhouse flair to kitchens and bathrooms, and the luxe herringbone throw means movie night just got a lot cozier.
Born out of a longing for the scent of the sea during a cold Maine winter, these hand-poured, small batch candles feature unique fragrances inspired by coastal living. Soy-based scents like “Blueberry Fest” and “Lakeside Inn” smell just as pretty as they look.
Leisurely rocking on a front porch has to be one of our favorite Maine pastimes. Bring home some of that slowed-down swaying with one of Thomas Moser’s handcrafted heirlooms. The master craftsman’s New Gloucester rocker hearkens back to sturdy, spare Shaker style and the result is a sure-to-be-treasured antique.
CAPE PORPOISE TRADING CO.
They may not be the only lobster rope mat maker in Maine, but our soft spot for all things Cape Porpoise means they’re our favorite. Recycled doormats come in rich color combos sure to deliver a smile to your door.
We are rabid iPhone evangelists. But managing a seemingly endless jumble of cables and dead batteries? That we could do without. Docksmith’s ingenious designs repurpose driftwood and Birch collected on the Maine shoreline — a pretty bright idea.
COBALT SKY STUDIO
Straight from a mid-coast Maine couple’s 19th-century farmhouse, these whimsical, hand-painted buoy pillows will keep your living room vibe afloat.