Second Time Around

A Newton couple tap into the West Coast aesthetic to guide the redo of their Cape Cod home.

Vintage Beauty

Quirky collectibles and fresh, modern design collide in a South End brownstone.

Wake Up Anywhere In The World

You don’t have to go on vacation to enjoy the best part of traveling—getting up that first morning, refreshed, in a luxe hotel bedroom, ready to embrace the day. With select linens, flooring, and accessories, your own boudoir can transport you to that exotic clime, offering the promise of adventure each and every day.


Heavy Metal

A Vermont company practices the nearly forgotten technique of hand-forging.

On Trend

Three local design teams create inspiration boards drawn from the latest in décor.

Q&A: Jane Thompson

The legendary designer talks Jackie O., Marimekko, and the future of Boston’s neighborhoods.

Cape Escape

A cleverly designed Chatham guest house proves that bigger isn’t always better.

Finding Nirvana

Home-décor curator Kevin McPherson searches for inspiration everywhere he goes.

Toy Story

A look at the otherworldly work that Rhode Island artist Richard Whitten calls “very serious play.”

Also In This Issue

Building Bling

Donna Veverka uses a metal-forming technique to create the shape of her sterling-silver rings based on historical architecture.

Bright Future

Light the way with these ultra-chic and luminous designs.

Coming Up Roses

Hillary Hedges ­Rayport’s Nantucket oasis marries her love of freeform Italian gardens with her husband’s preference for symmetrical design.

Where to Go and What to Read for Your Summer Design Fix

Exhibits, galleries, foodie books, and more.

Set In Stone

Escape the heat this summer with soothing marble accents.

Fair and Square

Traditional and new tile-making techniques offer a vast array of options for your home.

Weekender: Chicago

This summer, new restaurants, art exhibitions, and a boom of luxe hotels come to the Windy City.

In Praise of Shadows

Excerpts from the essay published in 1933.

Pack a Punch

A local designer takes flight with high-fashion luggage.