2018

Tide’s Ledge

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A contemporary home on the shore of Harpswell mixes materials and textures to create an earthy hideaway in the trees.

MH+D October 2018

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Nimble and sensitive, Knickerbocker Group's Brady-Anne Cushing seeks to translate her clients' hopes and dreams into design nirvana.

Stone Houses

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Natural Forms in Historic and Modern Homes by Linda Leigh Paul. Hunting Island is beautifully featured, and is known for being one of Knickerbocker Group's most treasured projects. Stone Houses is available for purchase at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

An Anchored Homestead

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In Cumberland, a colonial-style farmhouse takes its cues from a family's previous historic home.

WOW

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Kitchens are considered the heart of the home. Rarely, however, is the kitchen thought of as the setting where visual inspiration resides.

Best of Maine, Down East – Readers’ Choice

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Thank you! Voted in Down East's 2018 Readers' Choice as Maine's best architect AND best builder!

Beach Cottages

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Antique finds, family heirlooms and coastal souvenirs highlight a century-old cottage's classic charm.

2018 Annual MH+D Lookbook

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Finding your dream space—featured is Knickerbocker Group's, New Found Farm...

All new ZEST Home & Garden

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As a 100-year-old structure, this home on Hunting Island is both never-changing—with its long history and pristine natural setting—and as ever-changing as the tides, the play of light and even the brutality of Maine weather constantly impact the main house and new bunkhouse and their surroundings. Read more!

MH+D February 2018 Interior Design

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MH+D Interior Design Issue, 'A Sense of Place': A glimpse into a true waterfront home embracing warmth and ease—Interior designers, Brady-Anne Cushing and Elena Duralde of Knickerbocker Group, treated every inch of the space with significance and attention to detail.

2017

MH+D December 2017 Architecture Issue

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MH+D December 2017 - Knickerbocker Group is making marks on the state. Featured is a stunning waterfront compound that touches on the challenges and successes of the property. A favorite and Maine classic!

MH+D November 2017 Annual Details Guide

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MH+D 2017 Annual Details Guide - It's all in the details! Read more about how Knickerbocker Group completes projects with crucial elements to tie together final touches of a property.

MH+D October 2017

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MH+D October 2017 - Knickerbocker Group was a proud sponsor of this year's Maine Coast Stone Symposium. This MHD article captures the essence of the artists, craft, builders and history surrounding the stone workers and their community.

2017 Golf Inc. July/August

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Golf, Inc July/August 2017: The Boothbay Harbor Clubhouse won 3rd place in the Golf Inc. clubhouse of the year 2017 competition.

CountryLiving July 2017

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Enjoy this fixer-upper story in the latest July/August issue of Country Living Magazine, featuring the family home of one of our Interior Designers!

DownEast Magazine Summer 2017

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Down East Summer 2017 Issue features an Edgecomb saltwater farm, that was years in the making.

2016

MH+D December 2016 Architecture Issue

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Maine Home+Design 2016 Architecture Issue features the new club house at the Boothbay Harbor Country Club.

MH+D February 2016 Interior Design

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Maine Home+Design February 2016, Interior Design Issue. Featuring the work of Knickerbocker Group's Interior Designers Brady-Anne Cushing and Elena Duralde.

MH+D LookBook 2016

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2015

MH+D December 2015 Architecture Issue

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MH+D 2015 Architecture Issue: An elegant vacation home with fantasy spaces, indoors and out, for all ages—This home provides an open floor plan, defined by architectural elements: moulding and trim, varying ceiling styles and heights.

MH+D November 2015 LookBook

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Maine Home+Design 2015 Look Book features our Seascape property and Cross Point Cottage.

Zest Maine July/August 2015

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Zest Maine July/August 2015 issue features a Knickerbocker designed grand open kitchen in the article “An Entertaining Retreat”.

MH+D March 2015

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Maine Home+Design March 2015... on the cover! A "Sense of Place" certainly describes the beautiful Cross Point Cottages in Edgecomb,Maine.

US Harbors’ Life on Coast March 2015

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US Harbors' Life on the Coast 2015. Knickerbocker Group’s "Cross Point Cottage" project is featured in an article titled "Reconnecting to the Elemental Nature of the Maine Coast"

MH+D February 2015 Interior Design

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Maine Home+Design February 2015, Interior Design Issue. A special profile on Knickerbocker Group's Elaine Murdoch, "Designing the Heart of a Home".

Coast to Coast Beach Cottages February 2015

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Coast-to-Coast Beach Cottages 2015. "Gothic Romance" describes a Victorian style seaside summer retreat.

MH+D Bonus Art January 2015

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Maine Home+Design Bonus Art Edition 2015. The interesting juxtaposition of contemporary art and a traditional structure.

2014

MH+D December 2014 Architecture Issue

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Maine Home+Design 2014 Architecture Issue features the Cross Point Cottages in an article titled "A Union of Wood & Stone".

MH+D August 2014

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Maine Home + Design August 2014 features the article "Design is in the Details", highlighting one of our projects on Southport Island 4 years in the making.

DownEast July 2014 Best Of

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Thank you Down East readers for voting for Knickerbocker Group for 2014 Best Of Maine's Architect & Builder category! We’re proud to be included in Down East’s annual Best Of issue, and honored to have won in both of these TWO years in a row!

Cabin Life March 2014 Big Payoff

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Cabin Life-March 2014 features the article "Big Pay Off" about our cottage makeover of Basque in the Sun.

MH+D March 2014

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Maine Home + Design March 2014, featuring Knickerbocker's own Sue Mendleson on the cover, as well as an article about her home "New Found Farm". Also check out the spotlight article on Knickerbocker's Rick Nelson.

2013

Down East July 2013 Best Of Maine

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Knickerbocker Group named "Best Architect" and "Best Builder" by the readers of Down East Magazine!

Ocean Home Feb/Mar 2013

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Ocean Home - February-March 2013. The article "Evolutionary Tale" features our Seascape project.

MH+D January 2013 Drawing Board

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Maine Home + Design - January 2013. The Drawing Board highlights our concept for the Rangeley Friends of the Arts.

2012

MH+D December 2012

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Maine Home + Design - December 2012. Oliver's Restaurant, designed by Rick Nelson, AIA, is featured in the Architecture issue.

Kitchens June 2012

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Two Knickerbocker kitchens were recently featured in a special "Before & After Success Stories" issue of Kitchens magazine.

MH+D August 2012

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Maine Home + Design - August 2012. Inside Out - A Coastal Dream Home Built On Instincts And Ingenuity

Coastal Living June 2012

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Coastal Living - June 2012. Romancing The Stone - On A Tiny Island Off The Coast Of Maine, A Cozy Stone Cottage Stands The Test Of Time

2011

Better Homes and Gardens Kitchen & Bath Winter 2011

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Better Homes and Gardens Kitchen and Bath makeovers - Winter 2011. Elaine Murdoch, certified master kitchen and bath designer quoted in the Beauty on a Budget article.

MH+D November 2011 Architecture Issue

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Maine Home + Design The November/December 2011 - The Architecture Issue: A collection of grand cottages is meticulously crafted on a dramatic waterfront site.

Down East October 2011

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Down East October 2011 - Magnum Opus: The work of top Maine craftsmen reaches a crescendo in an elaborate new home in Southport.

Design New England Sept/Oct 2011

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Design New England September/October 2011 - Maine Cottage Classic: A new master bath with a vintage feel is a just-right addition to an early-20th-century summer cottage.

MH+D August 2011

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MH+D August 2011 - The Way To Rebuild: At the helm of Knickerbocker Group is founder Steve Malcom, who has made building - and rebuilding - an art form.

Down East July 2011

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Down East July 2011 - Island Summers: A rustic cottage on a tiny midcoast island proves that when it comes to summer fun, size truly doesn't matter.

Down East April 2011

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Down East April 2011 - Finishing touches: Details, details: handcrafted elements lend any home a custom look.

2010

MH+D May 2010

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MH+D May 2010 - Grotto Gathering: Bringing the living room outdoors.

2009

MH+D July 2009

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MH+D July 2009 - Perfectly Positioned: A house in the woods maximizes solar capacity while minimizing impact to the site.

American Builders Quarterly Summer 2009

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ABQ Summer 2009 - Knickerbocker Group: Residential design/construction family of companies cites relationships, technology as keys to success.

MH+D May 2009

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MH+D May 2009 - Our Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Designer, Elaine Murdoch, won Best Overall design for the "Ugly Kitchen: Before and After" contest. All about the remodeling of an unworkable space, check out Elaine's winning design!

BH&G Kitchen Makeovers Spring 2009

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BH+G Spring 2009 - Map For Success: By asking for directions before starting out, a do-it-yourself couple modernizes their midcentury kitchen without a detour.

2008

MH+D June 2008 (BBH Foursquare Pinewold)

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MH+D June 2008 - How a 1915 Boothbay Harbor Foursquare cottage was reimagined for family living.

MH+D June 2008 (Butler Pantries)

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MH+D June 2008 - The Butler Did It: Pantries to serve every household need.

MH+D May 2008

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MH+D May 2008 - Spaces: Best Cellars: "Wine is the most civilized thing in the world."

2006 - 2003

Custom Home Summer 2006

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Custom Home Summer 2006 - Time and Tide: Building a big house on a small island is a bit like building a ship in a bottle: how do you get it there?

Journal of Light Construction May 2005

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Journal of Light Construction May 2005 - Installing Curved Exterior Trim: Accurate framing and full-size millwork templates guaranteed a precise fit.

Down East July 2003

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Down East July 2003 - Rosecliffe: No other name would do for this once plain summer cottage that has been turned into a Carpenter Gothic masterpiece.

2002 - 2000

Down East October 2002

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Down East October 2002 - Serendipity House: The couple who just remodeled this stately home overlooking Linekin Bay wound up living here more by chance than by design.

Renovation Style Summer 2000

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Renovation Style Summer 2000 - Deja view: For a New England couple renovating their Craftsman-style cottage to open it to the ocean, sun, and sky, discovering the bold attitude of its first owners put wind in their sails.