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NYSID students reimagine rooms in Nantucket’s oldest house
Jul 12, 2016

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)

Hoops and Kent in Nantucket’s Jethro Coffin House​; courtesy NYSID

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.

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