Issue 78

Art exists across many mediums, expressing imaginative or technical skills from people all over the world. This issue showcases many artists with boundless passion for their work, from a Hawaii native who left home to perform across the country with his ukulele, to an interior designer that created a modern take on a rustic farmhouse, to an artist who, with help from citizens all across the country, seeks to paint an American flag that has the power to unite our nation.

Hamptons Farmhouse Rebuild

Interior designer James Huniford reveals how he combined hints of the outdoors with modern sensibility to create a personalized, soothing interior for a barnhouse-style retreat in Water Mill, New York.

Ukulele Magic: Musician Jake Shimabukuro

With a lifelong passion for the ukulele, musician Jake Shimabukuro discusses the instrument’s importance in his native Hawaii, its rising popularity, and how it’s impacted his career and his family’s life.

Nashville Eats

Jennifer Justus reveals some mouthwatering recipes from Nashville Eats: Hot Chicken, Buttermilk Biscuits, and 100 More Southern Recipes from Music City (Stewart, Tabori, and Chang, 2015).

The Fabric of America

Located in historic Philadelphia, the Betsy Ross House keeps over 275 years of American history alive by preserving the home and the famous story of America’s best-known upholsterer.