ISSUE 34  |  Summer Travels

Shopper’s Diary: Black Parrot in Portland, Maine

August 25, 2009 4:33 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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Housed in a lofty former book repository from the 1860s, the Black Parrot in Portland, Maine, stocks a fine assortment of home furnishings in addition to clothing. We especially like the leafy green motif in evidence throughout the store’s interior.

Above: Owners Sherrie Gibson and Warren Selig created a window sculpture using Algues modular plastic decorative components by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra; the kits are available at Unica Home; $35 for a box of 24 or $225 for a box of 200.