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3 Big, Bright, and Beautiful Summer Plants That Are (Almost) Impossible to Kill

Every neighborhood has it: the garden full of gorgeous summer plantings that catches the eye of everyone passing by. The bold colors and intoxicating aromas […]

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Digs Design Company Turned This Dark Bedroom Into a Soothing Purple Oasis

The Problem Seeking a relaxing retreat for their DC-based family, a pair of Brown University alums were thrilled to snag a shingle-style manse along the […]

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Eight Rainbow Home Accessories to Brighten Your Space

1 Arturo Erbsman “Chroma” floor lamp with steel frame, $3,755, Roche Bobois. 2 Patricia Urquiola for Cc-tapis “Double Slinkie” cotton-wool rug, $10,256, Casa Design Group. […]

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10 Modern Cork Accessories That’ll Help You Go Green

1 Built by Newport “Lync” cork storage box, $30, Room & Board. 2 Ka-Lai Chan for Puik “Boeien” glass-and-cork salt-and-pepper shakers, $30 for set, Design […]

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Nine Space-Saving Accents for Your Patio or Porch

1 Gloster “Bells” powder-coated aluminum side table with teak top, $1,040, Casa Design Group. 2 Metal spades and hoe with leather handles, $147 for set, […]

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This Bay State Artist Calls on an Unusual Material to Craft His Sculptures

Ryan Kelley spent many childhood hours playing in his Massachusetts backyard, often running through a rocky brook where roots and greenery sprouted at his feet. […]

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Five Art and Design Books for Your Summer Reading List

Prix Pictet 08: Hope, edited by Stephen Barber and Michael Benson Since 2008, the coveted Prix Pictet award has recognized photographers for raising awareness of […]

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This New England Ceramicist Crafts Beautiful, Functional Pottery

After tying her apron in a bow behind her back, Elizabeth Benotti picks up a rolling pin from a dusty wooden table. A metal whisk, […]

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Designer Bob Paladino Developed a Sprawling Nantucket Outdoor Space

The Problem Plans for a couple’s sprawling ACK estate included everything they’d ever dreamed of—except a central outdoor space where they could gather with their […]

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Designer Jeff Swanson’s Living Room Strikes a Balance Between Two Contrasting Styles

When Jeff Swanson first stepped foot into the living room of an old schoolhouse turned condominium on Beacon Hill, he was merely a visitor. The […]

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Redesign Your Patio with Inspiration from Cocktail-Inspired Mood Boards

Updated Classic Beige and Bleu Design Studio principals Morgan Mackintosh and Nicole Noonan used a fruity gin and tonic as the starting point for their […]

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This Dreamy Rooftop Terrace Overlooks the Public Garden

How do you possibly up the wow factor of a rooftop terrace that overlooks the Public Garden? You bring on Zen Associates to give it […]

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Lawless Design Brings Color and Bohemian Flair to this Midcentury-Modern Gem

A Somerville couple decided to ditch their urban digs for a place outside the city when they found out they were expecting. Although the pair […]

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This Cape Cod Home Is a Love Letter to Its Beachy Surroundings

After years of waking up at the crack of dawn, trekking down to the Cape from their home in Dover, and then cleaning up in […]

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This Hutker Architects-Designed Home Shows Off a Couple’s Contemporary Art Collection

Most people choose works of art to complement the design of their house. These homeowners did it the other way around: They designed a house […]