Philpotts Interiors

Hawaii - A Sense of Place

By Mary Philpotts McGrath & Kaui Philpotts
Published 2005

Hawaii, A Sense of Place: Island Interior Design shows the development of home design in the islands as it incorporates the influences of a balmy climate, lush natural environment and richly diverse cultures.

Its style is based on ease and informality, love of family and genuine warmth and that special brand of hospitality called "aloha." Mary Philpotts McGrath has teamed with lifestyle writer, Kaui Philpotts, San Francisco-based photographer David Duncan Livingston, graphic designer Cindy Turner of Turner and de Vries, the Bernice P. Bishop Museum and Martin & MacArthur Enterprises Ltd., to create a stunning 236 page book with over 300 full-color photographs.

For collectors and aficionados the world over, Hawaii, A Sense of Place will entice the senses and feed the desire to live in an Island-inspired home. For those about to create their own environments, here is a source book to help with getting it in the long run.

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