As Long Island stretches east into the Atlantic, it _Z” x splits like a serpent's tongue. While the South Fork, as it's called, lures gads of celebrities to the legendary Hamptons, the quieter North Fork attracts seekers of solitude. When my life is so out of control at work, I come here to find order and peace, says Jim Haag, who works in Manhattan as director of Harry Winston, the noted jewelry house. He finds order in the immaculately kept, new but old-fashioned country home that he shares with partner Todd Samberg. Home garden design Though comfortable and airy, the house holds precisely placed collections of pottery, books, and New England antiques.
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Everything has its spot. But as put together as the interiors are, it's the exterior views of the wild marshland and ocean that dictated most design When he s not directing salest Har-nrWTnston on I ® Fifth Avenue or working with celebrities on both coasts, Jim Haag retreats ito his havefi jf a housejin Orient, choices. We really did build this house to make the outside the star, Jim says.
And we did the interiors so as not to steal the view. We didn't want to show off our sense of style, but to show off the area. Anything we bring in here has to meet that criterion.