Watchcase: Reinvention in Sag Harbor

Historic preservation brings new life to the abandoned Fahys Watch Case Company factory

Long Island’s Sag Harbor, a quiet Hamptons escape, has long maintained a community that holds history and preservation paramount. For the last seven years, a project has been underway to meet local standards and reinvent one of the village’s iconic structures. Watchcase is more than a new luxury residence—it represents revitalization and reinvention on a scale rarely seen on the island’s storied southern fork. The …

Tree Tents

Sustainable, temporary forest dwellings from Luminair

Specializing in designing lighting solutions, design group Luminair recently unveiled their first shelters, fantastical suspended Tree Tents. The product of three years’ work, Tree Tents provide an intriguing model for sustainable wildlife housing that enables a non-invasive solution for campers and forest service personnel. In fulfilling childhood fantasies and Tarzan complexes, Tree Tents also manage to look like space age survival pods. The spherical design …