With the holiday season upon us, we’re taking the legwork out of shopping for décor. We’ve hand-selected the perfect blend of mid-century and rustic items to decorate your home and prepare you for stylish entertaining throughout the holidays. And, the best thing is, all of these items can be purchased within one block. Now how’s that for convenience? (more…)
Carol Lindley and Rory Klinge, owners of re:design. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)
When one enters re:design, a new repurposed, modern and vintage furniture store in Southold, the eye is immediately drawn to a large galvanized steel shelf unit near the doorway.
The item, which sits atop spindly metal legs and has a wooden tabletop, is a striking piece of furniture. It’s also just one example of Rory Klinge’s craftsmanship.
“We did an estate buyout and that was in the garage,” Klinge said during an interview in the new Main Road space. “My son picked up the hairpin legs somewhere, which were perfect, and I had this old shuffleboard floor. The pieces were just meant to be together.” (more…)
A vignette inside Dr. Kristina Ivy’s Southold home. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Long Island’s upper fork is already well-known for its farms, vineyards and restaurants. Now, people are buzzing about its design aesthetic.
“The North Fork is characterized by its maritime and agricultural roots, making it an eclectic mix of casual and coastal style,” said Caitlin Flynn, co-owner of North Fork Design Company.
According to NFDC co-owner Elyse Parkhurst, the area’s design philosophy encompasses “timeless furniture” with simple lines and accents of reclaimed wood, industrial elements and nautical-inspired pieces.
“We utilize relaxed fabrics, light and breezy colors and natural stone and sea grass rugs, along with rustic wood and textural elements,” Parkhurst said. (more…)
Summer Cocktails by Maria del Mar Sacasa. (Credit: Tara Striano)
Whether you’re lounging by the pool, barbecuing on the grill or just hanging out, this season was made for summer cocktails — and that’s the title of a new book that was produced on the North Fork. (more…)
The best Instagram accounts, in our opinion, find beauty in the mundane and make the viewer see an every day scene in a new way. Here are five of our favorite feeds that celebrate life on the North Fork and all the charm and wonder it has to offer.
Be sure to give these accounts a follow, and while you are at it, go ahead and follow us too (@northforker1).