Raquel Kaplan

Contributing Digital Editor

Raquel Kaplan is a graduate of Northeastern University. She is an instructor in the First Year Writing Program at Emerson College and a student in the Writing & Publishing MA Program. In her free time, you can find her sipping Earl Grey, marveling at flowers, volunteering with 826 Boston, and practicing Vinyasa yoga in the North End. She has a penchant for pasta and mussels and holds court on her blog, North End Explorer.

Raquel Kaplan'S latest stories

Every Pillow by Alexandra D. Foster Has a Story

You can now find her pretty designs at Kate and Theo.

10 Catch-Alls for Every Type of Clutter

From woven baskets to colorful, soft-sided bins.

ClockONE's Cutting Edge Technology Translates to Sleek, High-End Design

It runs on the same technology as the Kindle.

You Can Study Jefferson's Gardens at Monticello in Boston

Our third president was a gardener well before he was a politician.

Jill Goldberg Launches Hudson Discovers

A 19-year-old with local roots is the debut designer.

12 Flower Vases for Every Bloom

It's time to take your flower arranging to the next level.

Infusion Furniture Is Modern with a Traditional Twist

And the workshop is in Milton.

18 Accessories Inspired by Americana Lifestyle

These key red, white, and blue items are tasteful year-round.

HomeGoods Launches an iOS Mobile App

Follow local stores and share home décor products all from your iPhone.

The Ultimate Steak Knives

R. Murphy and Boston HandyWorks collaborate to create a winning product for Food52.