Marni Elyse Katz

Sliding Doors

Thanks to creative thinking from Studio Luz, a Leather District loft gets flexible.

Experts, Fall/Winter 2012

Five wedding experts share their wisdom on how to set the scene, dress your best, and finance the big day.

City Slick

Designer Lisa Kreiling melds wide-ranging taste and worldly possessions in her family’s newly renovated South End townhouse.

Unpolished Perfection

SUBURBAN SPLENDOR AND a white-picket fence simply wouldn’t do; nor would a turn-of-the-century townhouse with molding and matching upholstery and drapes. What Colette and Darren Powell really yearned for was an urban antidote to their dark and cramped Beacon Hill…

Perfect Presents

For the Imbibing Locavore Bully Boy Vodka The Willis brothers — whose ancestors churned out artisanal spirits on the family farm during the Prohibition era — launched their distillery earlier this year, and are also producing white whiskey and white…

Doing Wright

Photographs by Chuck Choi THE DRIVEWAY ENDS WHERE the path begins. Leave your car — from here, it’s all about nature. Smell the pine needles and feel the wind from the lake as you unload your bags, towels, and tennis…

A Grand Production

It was the early spring of 2006 when Wendy Grad’s Realtor showed her the cavernous single-level, 4,650-square-foot penthouse in the seven-story converted brick warehouse on Harrison Avenue. Though it featured one of Boston’s biggest roof decks (2,500 square feet) and…

Collected Wisdom: Lexington

Thirty-five years ago, Christina and George Gamota’s suburban New Jersey house was splashed across the pages of Glamour magazine. The 1970s abode was decked out with low-slung seating, glass and chrome coffee tables, geometric artwork, and more than a few…

Prime Seating

FramesAs a general rule, the harder and heavier the structure, the sturdier (and pricier) the sofa. Cheap, thin particleboard is always a no-no for the high-end crowd; beechwood is a bit better; solid oak, like that used on the Roche-Bobois…