While browsing through Laura Fenton’s exciting new book, The little book of little life, we were delighted to see the compact house East Hamptons by designer Glenn Ban presented. Julie wrote about her Provincetown cottage a few years ago, and it remains one of our favorite beach houses that we have covered on our site.
No surprise, Glenn’s Long Island Refuge, measuring just 600 square feet, is just as charming and refined. “I have always lived in smaller spaces. I connect with them. I like to see a house and its intentions, “he tells us, while admitting that” living small requires you to make choices, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be creative. “
No no. And this tidy little house is proof of that. Built in the early 1800s as a single room, it mainly served as a refuge for artists. Although more rooms (two bedrooms, a kitchen and a bathroom) have been added in recent years, it remains a humble home full of character, just as Glenn prefers.
Join us for a visit.
Photograph of Weston Wells from Laura Fenton’s The little book of little life.
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