Kitchens Guide 2017

Teeming with bespoke cabinetry, clever storage solutions, and the finest finishes, five local projects provide plenty of big ideas for your next renovation.


Lakeside Beauty

For one homeowner, renovating a lake house in Newton meant preserving its rich history.

A River Runs Through It

Enamored with the property rather than the house, a new-to-Concord couple embarks on a modern makeover.

Past Is Present

To loosen up a formal estate in New York, interior designer Frank Roop contrasts classic architecture with unexpected details.


Q&A: The Guilded Age

Erik Rueda, head of Chelsea-based Erik Rueda Design Lab, is on a mission to create a coworking space for craftspeople—and establish a new design district in the process.

Go for Gold

Check out the interior design of Ruka, a new fusion restaurant in Downtown Crossing.

Also In This Issue

Found Art: Return to Form

Check out these sculptures by Deborra Stewart-Pettengill.

Editor's Picks: On the Dot

These terrazzo-inspired goods will have you dreaming of Italy in no time.

Spaces: A Room for a View

Helmed by Moskow Linn Architects, a student workshop in Norwich, Vermont, results in a one-of-a-kind building.


Where to go and what to read for your fall design fix.

Accents: Raising the Bar

Add some sparkle to cocktail hour with these metallic must-haves.

Resplendent Pendants

Sleek shapes and clever details make these fixtures a bright addition to any home.

Weekender: Marrakech

Scandinavia’s greenest city is a culinary and design destination.

An Essay in Concrete

Paul Rudolph’s Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center is an architectural marvel hidden in plain sight.

Treasure: Shear Genius

Kathryn Yee, owner of the Everyday Co., reveals the significance behind an old pair of scissors.