Best of Boston Home 2016

Celebrating 67 of the region’s finest architects, designers, builders, showrooms, shops, and craftspeople.

Features

Family Matters

Designer Kristine Irving brings her soft and modern aesthetic to a South End townhouse.

Departments

Lighting the Way

New Hampshire’s Northeast Lantern is a family-run business that hand-builds beautiful fixtures guaranteed to last.

Also In This Issue

Found Art: Fruits of War

Check out explosive photography by Matt McKee.

Editors' Picks: Smooth as Velvet

Give your home the royal treatment this winter with these plush accents.

Spaces: Melting Pot

Interior designers Brad and Kendra Dufton of ColorTheory Boston reimagine a chef’s Medfield home office.

Happenings

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

Accents: Alpine So Fine

Décor this winter takes a cue from the swanky cabin hideaway.

A Perfect Ten: Upon Reflection

We celebrate gorgeous glass and crystal decanters with a still life inspired by Josiah McElheny’s famous installation at the MFA.

Weekender: Paris

The City of Lights sparkles brightest in the winter.

Boston Landmark: The Mapparium

Deep within the headquarters of the Christian Science Publishing Society, the Mapparium showcases a world forever trapped between the 20th century’s two great wars.

Treasure: Bowled Over

Landscape architect Gregory Lombardi, principal of the eponymous Cambridge firm, shares the story behind a precious heirloom.

Mario Russo

Cultured Coiffeur

A peek under the hood of local hairstylist Mario Russo’s art-and-fashion-filled life.