Innovators

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Well Plated

Molly Hatch produces cheerful ceramic designs in her western Massachusetts studio.

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Heavy Metal

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

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On Trend

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

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Iron Lady

Legendary designer Jane Thompson talks Jackie O., Marimekko, and the future of Boston’s neighborhoods.

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Cape Escape

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

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Finding Nirvana

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

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Toy Story

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

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Happy Feet

Two Massachusetts natives bring small-batch shoemaking back to New England.

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In the Mood

Three local design teams create inspiration boards drawn from this year’s most exciting décor trends.

Photograph by Jared Leeds

Master Plan

BSA president-elect Tim Love talks architecture, planning, and the future of Boston.