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Five Art and Design Books to Add to Your Spring Reading List

1. Interiors: Inside the American Home, introduction by Marc Kristal A house is not a home without handcrafted furniture, custom finishes, and perhaps a few […]

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Painter Katie Wild’s Portraits Celebrate Strong Women

Katie Wild has always been surrounded by empowering women. Her mother, Laura, for one, homeschooled the Newton-based artist for eight years and enrolled her in […]

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Meet the Pros Behind This Family-Owned Ironworking Shop

For a company that operates on a small scale, Amaral Industries produces some massive work. Located just feet from the Charles River in Bellingham, the […]

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Designer Jayme Kennerknecht’s Rustic-Chic Foyer Is Practical and Polished

Jayme Kennerknecht was developing plans for her new house in Wenham when an item in a furniture catalog caught her eye: a marble-and-wood side table, […]

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Peek Inside the South End’s New Revolution Hotel

Innovation has always been central to the story of Boston, a city as famous for its Redcoat-fighting colonists as its trailblazing scientists and inventors (lookin’ […]

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Leather Goods Craftsman Ted Harriss Dishes on His Favorite Things

You could say craftsmanship is in Ted Harriss’s blood. The son of an artist and a cobbler, he grew up learning the ropes of his […]

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Geometric Shapes to Jewel Tones: This Year’s Hottest Material Trends

Border: Black Edition “Kensu” polyester-cotton textile, the Romo Group. 1 Mayflower Wallpaper “Lightning” wallcovering, Ailanthus. 2 Washington Wallcoverings “Orient Express” wallcovering, Ailanthus. 3 “Morocco” wood-leather sample, Paris […]

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Dan Gordon Crafts a Lush Poolside Oasis in Wellesley

When Caroline Stone purchased a shingle-style house in Wellesley, the size of the 1.27-acre property was a major part of its allure. After she moved […]

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Designer Karen Swanson Revamps a Cramped South End Kitchen

When Lindsey and Brian Swett came to Karen Swanson of New England Design Works, they were fed up with the cramped kitchen and the largely […]

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Designer Andra Birkerts Brings Oklahoma Style to a Weston Abode

When a young couple began to contemplate life outside the city in 2006, they agreed they wouldn’t settle for just any house. As soon as […]

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A Brookline Victorian Gets a Big Dose of Color

When the owners of this Queen Anne Victorian first moved in with their three daughters, they loved the Brookline home’s tall ceilings, ornate detailing, and […]

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LDa Architecture & Interiors Designs a Modern Family Home in Newton

Architect Treff LaFleche says what makes modern houses so interesting is, simply, that “they glow.” And he should know. After a divorce led him to […]

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Three Plush Mood Boards for a Design-Forward Nursery

Royal Treatment Drawing inspiration from her British roots—and the expectant Duke and Duchess of Sussex—Mackenzie & Co. principal Angela Hamwey dreamed up a regal space […]

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How One Couple in Bedford Designed a Show-Stopping Master Closet

The Problem Nick Vercollone, the owner of Highline Construction, and his wife, Niki, bought a home in Bedford expecting to flip it, then decided to […]

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Transformation Tuesday: This Kitchen Went from Epically ’80s to Masterfully Modern

Before Inside an 1865 brownstone on Beacon Street, designer Judy Whalen, of Rockland’s Roomscapes Cabinetry & Design Center, faced a kitchen straight out of the ’80s. […]