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BEST Furniture

2014 BEST Furniture, Heirloom
Photograph by Toan Trinh

Thos. Moser


Designed and built in Maine from the finest woods, Thos. Moser’s chairs, tables, and benches will probably outlast every stick of Ikea furniture ever made. Thankfully, the pieces are timelessly beautiful, too: Based on 20th-century designs reimagined through a New… read more»

2014 BEST Furniture, Modern Classics



Warm and beautifully curated, Montage’s showroom defies the perception that modern can be off-putting. A celebration of color and craftsmanship, its two floors showcase all the excitement of the finest European brands. Do know, however, that cutting-edge furnishings from Italy… read more»

2013 BEST Furniture, Modern
Photo by Jesse Burke

Addo Novo


It’s easy to get swept up in interior trends, but when you’re looking for edge (that won’t later cut you), Addo Novo offers the midcentury’s greatest hits, along with contemporary interpretations. What’s so brilliant about the Barcelona couch or the… read more»

2013 BEST Furniture, Heirloom

Thos. Moser


You know you’re a true New Englander when you begin recognizing the work of Thos. Moser. Built in Maine and designed in-house, each artful chair and table is crafted from decades-old cherry and walnut trees, which ensures pieces both elegantly… read more»

2013 BEST Furniture, South



There was a time when anyone on the South Shore interested in fine furnishings had to make the trek up to Boston. But there’s no need now. At this lovely one-stop decor shop, you’ll find outstanding American lines like Oly… read more»

2013 BEST Furniture, North

Urban Elements


Decor-savvy denizens of the North Shore come to this eco-minded boutique for home furnishings and accessories. Larger stores generally sell pieces made abroad, but much of what you’ll find here is American-made, well built, and reasonably priced. read more»

2013 BEST Furniture, West

Carter Dayton Home


The interior designer Michael Carter teamed up with the retail visionary Lynn Dayton to create a Wellesley showroom that doubles as a valuable resource for professionals. Think of Carter Dayton Home as the answer to all your decorating prayers—it even… read more»

2012 BEST Furniture, Everyday

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams


When it comes to outfitting our home, we want it all—high style, gorgeous fabrics, American-made pieces—at a fair price, of course. That’s why we always make this Boston-area furniture chain our first stop. Whether we’re placing a custom order or… read more»

2012 BEST Furniture, Formal

Webster & Company


Oh, to enter the world of Webster! To be forever surrounded by Rose Tarlow’s curvy imperfections, Holly Hunt’s muscular stylings, and Dakota Jackson’s pop tendencies! All the pieces in this sizable showroom toe the delicate line between traditional and contemporary,… read more»

2012 BEST Furniture, One-Stop Shopping

Circle Furniture


There are plenty of high-end shops in town to satisfy sophisticated tastes, but we keep coming back to Circle, Boston’s source for New England-built beds, chairs, and more. You can furnish your entire home here. Just remember: This is custom… read more»