3 East Coast Residences Inspired by the Classic American Farmhouse

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Firms: Mark Morton Design and Stephen Clark Design Group. Site: Austerlitz, New York. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

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The 30-by-60-foot main house is clad in stained cedar and insulated panels. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

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Room & Board: Sofa

King Stone: Fireplace Fabrication

Carl Hansen & Son: Lounge Chairs

The stair from the living area to the sleeping loft has a sandblasted oak balustrade; deep lacquered tones contrast nicely with the oak beams. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

Bronze-beaded scrim curtains the den, which has a bubble fireplace and a hand-sculpted black limestone wall. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

A pool extends parallel to the main barn. In the kitchen, a low communal counter of solid surfacing, trimmed in steel, rests on a walnut base. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

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Knoll: Dining Nook Table

Moooi: Island Fixture

Bertazzoni: Range, Hood

In the kitchen, a low communal counter of solid surfacing, trimmed in steel, rests on a walnut base. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The living room of a guest houses features Phillip Lloyd Powell lounge chairs and a Swedish chest of drawers, both vintage. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The sleeping loft of the main barn, made cozy with walnut paneling. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

A guest house bedroom. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

Like the main house, the two outbuildings have stained cedar siding. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

Firm: Peter F. Carlson & Assoc. Site: Lyme, Connecticut. Daylight floods the barn through new windows. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Chestnut columns and beams are complemented by a pine floor, stained with Japan paint. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The loft bedroom’s banquette daybed is covered in cotton-velvet. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Carlson’s own pennant sconce has a moveable glass panel that travels along the arm. Photography by Eric Laignel.

A self-portrait by Barbara Eckhardt-Goodwin hangs in the stairwell. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Carlson’s circular vanity mirror is rimmed with illuminated rock crystal. Photography by Eric Laignel.

His Torch light in bronze-finish brass is made with cased glass molded by artisans in Portugal trained to make port bottles. Photography by Eric Laignel.

A cluster of 19th-century renderings on display in the kitchen. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Drum pendants hang indoors and out, this one lined in International Orange (the color of the Golden Gate Bridge). Photography by Eric Laignel.

The bedroom mélange includes Empire pieces alongside the designer’s own table lamps. Photography by Eric Laignel.

An orb pendant by Carlson is crafted of leftover crystal from kiln bottoms, tumbled in a cement mixer and then wired to a frame. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Ahoy, another work by artist friend Kat Murphy. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Firm: O’Neill Rose Architects. Site: Sheffield, Massachusetts. In the dining area, chairs by Carl Hansen & Son are joined by a custom steel-tube lighting fixture. Photography by Michael Moran.

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Design Within Reach: Sofa

Room & Board: Swivel Chairs

CB2: Coffee Table

Stone Source: Floor Tile

Illuminated by a Serge Mouille floor lamp, the porch has glass panels that can be replaced with bronze-mesh screens when the weather permits; chairs upholstered in sunflower-yellow acrylic canvas pop against the porcelain tile flooring. Photography by Michael Moran.

An exterior view of the screen-in porch, which is used throughout the year. Photography by Michael Moran.

In the living room, chairs by Carl Hansen & Son joins a hearth of local Azul Aran granite; flooring is white oak. Photography by Michael Moran.

The house is clad in Carolina cypress siding, stained ebony; the base is local stone from an upstate New York quarry. Photography by Michael Moran.

Kitchen cabinets, also crafted of cypress, are topped with counters of Danby marble from Vermont. Photography by Michael Moran.

Wrapping around the eating area are painted Carolina cypress slats, punched to admit sunlight; a custom steel light fixture extends over the granite-top Eero Saarinen Tulip table. Photography by Michael Moran.

Photography by Michael Moran.