Issue 83

Whittle Effect: The Woodworking of Jonathan Bancroft

Craftsman Jonathan Bancroft reflects on how his travels both home and abroad inspired him to carve out his own niche in the art world right from the woods of his bucolic hometown of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Diner Days

Take a road trip across the country, from Maine to California, from Texas to Utah, to visit a variety of diners and reflect on how the diner experience in a truly unique American institution.

Racing the Seas: America’s Cup

Sir Russell Coutts, CEO of the America’s Cup—the world’s oldest continuous sporting competition—details the race’s advancements over the years, reveals race strategy, and previews the 2017 event in Bermuda.

The Midas Touch: Iris Scott’s Finger Paintings

Artist Iris Scott explains how a revelation she experienced in Taiwan helped her transform a kids’ craft to a career and catapulted her to the forefront of the burgeoning instinctualist art movement.

Birdies in the Badger State

Explore the links history of Wisconsin, an unheralded oasis for golf enthusiasts, as it welcomes the world’s best golfers to Erin Hills Golf Course for the 117th U.S. Open—the first time the major has been held in the state.

Mad About Lilly Bunn

New York designer Lilly Bunn explains her passion for functional, family-friendly design, divulges her go-to color and her worst personal design experience, and elaborates on how she improved a friend’s condo.

Potluck Provisions

Enjoy some delicious outdoor eating with selections from Aimee Broussard’s Picnics, Potlucks, and Porch Parties (Quail Ridge, 2016), including grilled Italian sausage sandwiches and southern-fried picnic chicken.