industry insider | Jul 12, 2016 |
NYSID students reimagine rooms in Nantucket’s oldest house
Boh staff
By Staff

Invited by the Nantucket Historical Association, NYSID students designed two rooms in the Jethro Coffin House, the oldest house on the island. Recently, BFA students Faith Hoops and Emily Kent, and MFA-1 students Tom Elka and Larissa Moutrier, along with NYSID dean Ellen Fisher, surveyed the building and the area’s design resources in preparation.


From left: NHA representatives Stacey Stuart and Maureen Fennessy Bousa, with NYSID students
Faith Hoops, Tom Elka, Emily Kent and Larissa Moutrier and NYSID dean Ellen Fisher (top right)

Their work will be displayed as part of Nantucket by Design, taking place August 2 to 7, which will highlight the association’s artifact collections as well as iconic properties.

Want to stay informed? Sign up for our newsletter, which recaps the week’s stories, and get in-depth industry news and analysis each quarter by subscribing to our print magazine.
Advertisement