Author: Kelly Velocci

For the fourth Holiday House Hamptons—a showhouse presented by HC&G that benefits the Breast Cancer Research Foundation—24 design firms unleashed their creative energy on a newly built 12,500-square-foot residence on 1.5 acres in Water Mill.

For Haining, one man's trash truly is another's treasure. The woodworker makes sculptural vessels, light fixtures, and table bases out of discarded wood that he salvages from water towers, lumberyards, and New York City dumpsters.

An unassuming East Hampton retreat gets a jolt of full-tilt personality.

A revamped waterfront cottage in North Sea respects its natural surroundings.

Gluckstein gutted the unit down to the concrete, allowing him to rethink everything from room configurations to materials and finishes.

“I witnessed myself as a designer evolving and changing. It was very inspiring,” says decorator Jordan Carlyle of the lengthy project.

“I witnessed myself as a designer evolving and changing. It was very inspiring,” says decorator Jordan Carlyle of the lengthy project.