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Best of Boston Home 2011

In our quest to compile the ultimate guide to design and construction, we did our research just the way you would—by polling trusted industry pros, checking and cross-checking references, and pounding the pavement.

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Merry Fake Christmas

By: Alexandra Hall Plenty of people look forward to the holidays as a time of meaningful authenticity. Me? I’ve been faking my way through the […]

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Store Relocation: Simon Pearce

By A. J. Downey For some women, it’s their shoes. Others, it’s their collection of handbags. But me? I have my Simon Pearce. During my […]

Meet the Mezrichs

With the movie version of his book The Accidental Billionaires opening this month, Ben Mezrich — along with his wife, Tonya — is taking time to do what anyone with a newborn would: Hole up at home.

Modern Influences

Two art-loving Bostonians draw on their world-class collection to transform a Back Bay condo into a masterpiece.

Home & Property

Best of Boston Home 2010

Let’s face it: Construction and renovation are not for the faint of heart. Unless, that is, you’ve got expert guidance on your side. That’s where the Best of Boston Home comes in.

Paradigm Shift

It’s not every day that designers get to mix bales of hay and molten metal. But when a couple in the western suburbs needed a barn […]

Take Two

Fall Home Design: Take Two

While owners looking to expand their home—or even simply to modernize it—may be tempted to rebuild from the ground up, these local case studies show how you can create a dream house (and keep the local zoning board happy) by thinking inside the box.

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ISO a Condo

Hi. Look, we need to talk. As per our agreement, I’m doing our shopping for us. I’m out there everyday looking at condos and spending […]

Home Design: The New Cozy

With “going out” and “getting away” feeling like relics of a more carefree era, today’s homeowners are creating all-inclusive retreats within their own four walls.

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Design Salon Boston

This week we were invited to speak to an extraordinary group of women. Called the Design Salon Boston, this informal organization brings together interior designers, […]

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Bostonista Goes Cowhide

You can’t swing a dead cat without seeing a cowhide rug in a magazine these days. Maybe the frenzy is the designer’s response to the […]

Home & Property

Best of Boston Home 2009

The premier designers, contractors, shops, and more, in Boston and beyond.

Inside the Box

Every winter for the last decade, Bostonians Mark Garber and Vaughn Miller have driven to Vermont with skis strapped to their roof, carting duffel bags […]

Lofty Expectations

A 2004 New Yorker story describing the gentrification of South Boston so  intrigued Michelle Oliver that she yearned for a neighborhood brick-and-beam loft of her […]