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John Derian's 18th-Century New England Home

A spatterware bowl, dice, and Cire Trudon candle on an Empire dresser in a bedroom at John Derian's. Walls are bare plaster.

Derian left the interior mostly as-is, adding his favorite furniture, art, and cabinet-of-curiosity finds.  PHOTOGRAPH BY Cedric Angeles

A Photo Tour of John Derian's Cape Cod Home

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John Derian's Cape Cod Home

John Derian's Provincetown home.Fresh flowers, Indian-inspired John Robshaw bedding, a vintage carafe and water glass, a Cire Trudon candle, and art by friends like Hugo Guinness await guests in their rooms. PHOTOGRAPH BY Cedric Angeles

I realized that putting things away in the pantry was a bit of a puzzle, so one day I said, 'I'm labeling all of the shelves and making a diagram,'" Derian explains.

A Photo Tour of John Derian's Cape Cod Home

The New Victorian Ruralist: John Derian's Cape Cod Home. Love the white dishes and the hardware detail is fantastic !

photo by Julia Cumes for the Boston Globe, John Derian

Photos of John Derian‘s Provincetown cottage were published by Vogue Living a while back, as well as Martha Stewart Living. This week the Boston Globe featured it too.