Author: Laurel Kornhiser

A former magazine editor, Laurel Kornhiser is a professor at Quincy College where she teaches literature and writing. After living in the woods on the Cape for many years, she now lives in Plymouth and can see the sea. Laurel has written countless articles for Cape Cod HOME over the years and has a knack for putting into words the beauty of Cape Cod and its many fine residences.

Laurel Kornhiser

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Grand living on Great Island

Architect Doreve Nicholaeff successfully makes a 9,000 square foot house feel like a home by providing individual spaces for an…

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A House with History

Storied Captain Elijah Cobb House begins a new chapter as the Brewster Historical Society’s home and museum Like novels, houses…

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Boiling down to the details

Homeowner and mason team up to render the ultimate outdoor dream kitchen It is said that too many cooks in the kitchen…

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Light & Breezy

Architect and designer add just the right touches to a coastal Sandwich cottage Crossing either the Sagamore or Bourne bridges from…

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Warm memories, natural light and a water view

Orleans residence designed with family—and the ocean—in mind Some houses immediately make you feel calm—the palette is neutral, the furniture…

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Flavor of the sea

Brewster designer transforms home using inspiring colors and nautical details Cape Cod is a land of beached driftwood, whales’ tails,…

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Paradise Found

An old Cape home comes alive with magical architectural and design touches by a visionary team. It’s called “Fool’s Paradise,”…

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Worth Its Salt

This bayside retreat is small in size, but big in casual style and ingenious comfort. Cape Codders have a complicated…

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Heartfelt Home in Hyannisport

“Sweet” is the adjective Douglas Dick, principal of LDa Architects and Interiors of Cambridge and Chatham, often employs when describing…

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When Past Shapes Present

The dogwood tree—the site of an occasional family pig roast on summer days—was one untouchable sacred cow, recounts Mark Hutker,…

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A Grand Synergy

A Pleasant Bay home combines the best of nature with Polhemus Savery DaSilva’s architectural innovation, creating a showcase for the…

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