Best of Boston

Best Furniture

2000 Best Furniture, Antique

Autrefois Antiques

Specializing in 18th- and 19th-century Italian and French furniture (with the odd 20th-century accessory thrown in), Autrefois has a warehouse ambience but a treasure trove [...] read more»
2000 Best Furniture, Contemporary


If you visited Fifteen Beacon in th past few months and wondered how to replicate the sleek look at home, go no further than Repertoire. [...] read more»
2000 Best Furniture, Mid-Century Modern

Machine Age

Even if mod furniture wasn't stunningly trendy, we would gush about Machine Age. For nine years, owner Normand Mainville has indulged his passion for such [...] read more»
2000 Best Furniture, Vintage

The Lush Life

At the end of Brighton's vintage row sits The Lush Life, a shop with a fabulous selection of antiques. Art Deco is a feature here, [...] read more»
1999 Best Furniture, Original/Modern

Machine Age

This downtown store features an extensive selection of midcentury modern and postmodern furniture from designers like Aero Saarinen, Mies van der Rohe, and Eames. It [...] read more»
1999 Best Furniture, Artist

Judy McKie

McKie's exquisitely made furniture combines the of ancient and modern design. She crafts tables, chests and chairs in wood, and adorns them with magical carved [...] read more»
1999 Best Furniture, Contemporary


Painfully chic and aggressively stylish, this emporium makes you feel as if you're living in a wallpaper magazine photo shoot. But there's no questioning the [...] read more»
1998 Best Furniture, Affordable

Jordan’s Furniture

Okay, so maybe you don't need New Orleans beadery and Disneyesque hoo-hah to shop for furniture, but it sure entertains the kiddies. We can all [...] read more»
1998 Best Furniture, Elegant

Roche Bobois

It's playground of interior design, from armoires to sofas and chaises: A wall of woods, a wing of leathers, a nook of nubuck suedes. You'll [...] read more»
1997 Best Furniture, Restoration

Burma Design Antique Restoration

You finally got up the nerve to invite your boss over for dinner, and while she may be a whizbang at corporate finance, she doesn't [...] read more»
1996 Best Furniture, Artist

Judy Kensley Mckie

Fabulous furniture animated by elegant animal carved in wood and cast in bronze. read more»
1991 Best Furniture


Enjoy the selection—from the classical quality of Baker to the stark modernism of Jay Spectre; and the style—the four separate showrooms show off the talents [...] read more»
1990 Best Furniture


Now, that's Italian! read more»
1987 Best Furniture, Trendy


Boston and Chestnut Hill
The details are great even if the overall effect is too much. read more»
1985 Best Furniture


Home chic from the traditional to the avant-garde, including a notable selection of streamlined European pieces. read more»