Kitchen Design: Maryann Thompson
Where does the home end and nature begin? The lines are beautifully blurred in Maryann Thompson's organic designs. Built with energy-efficient materials, her kitchens flow seamlessly into the other living spaces, inviting the world outside in.
Cookware: KitchenWares by Blackstones
Boston foodies know this is the place to stock up on high-quality culinary accoutrements, from Calaisio to Le Creuset. Bonus: Knife sharpening is lickety-split.
Bathroom Tile: Tile Showcase
Glass, water-jet-cut stone, and colors galore! Tile Showcase's retail stores are a treat for the eyes. You may go in with your heart set on basic white, but be prepared to fall in love with the hand-embossed relief tiles in rich cobalt glazes.
Color Consultants: ColorTheory
Sometimes all your room needs is a hue adjustment to make it new again. That's where Brad Dufton and Kendra Amin of ColorTheory come in. Best of all, once you've nailed the colors, the team will prep and paint the place in a jiffy
Bedroom Fabrics: The Martin Group
This family-owned company runs three showrooms, two of which showcase the most recognizable names in the textile trade. One visit is all it takes to make you want to re-cover your home's every surface.
Closets: California Closets
Lavish closets have become a national obsession, and while this company's 4,500-square-foot showroom offers enough bells and whistles to satisfy a Kardashian, staffers are also adept at conquering tight confines.
Family Room Flooring: EcoModern
Yes, its green flooring options include bamboo and cork, but EcoModern also impresses us with luxurious options like all-natural Eco-Terr slabs in mesmerizing mosaics and FSC-certified wood gilded in 23-karat gold.
Living Room Lighting: Casa Design
The well-edited selection at this hip SoWa showroom features innovative and artistic interior lighting from lines like Foscarini and Fontana Arte, along with a growing collection of stylish, energy-efficient fixtures.
Landscape Designer: SiteCreative
From a South End brownstone's courtyard to a cottage addition to a Nantucket estate, no project lies outside the scope of SiteCreative.