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American Neo-Gothic

EMERSON AND RYAN FRY ARE THE SORT of people you should avoid if you are the envious type. They look like J.Crew models (circa the […]

Room To Grow

THE WOVEN SILK TAPESTRY woven silk tapestry that greets guests — a colorful, grinning face by Dutch artist Karel Appel that hangs above a carved […]

Bespoke Boutique

THE CAREFULLY CURATED selection of home accessories and gifts at Pod makes for quite the sensory experience. It smells good. It looks good. It feels […]

Found Art: Out of the Ordinary

ONETIME ART DIRECTOR and online designer Leah Giberson now creates art of a more tangible sort. She hunts for photographs of suburban scenes — homes, […]

Brand Royalty

YOU MAY NOT KNOW DENISE KORN — but if you’ve ever stepped into the Charles Hotel, dined at Jasper White’s Summer Shack, or checked out […]


Editors' Picks: Pressbound

Call me a late bloomer, but I just recently discovered the greatness that is Etsy’s Shop Local option. I was so excited by my “find” […]

Milking It

THE OLD-FASHIONED MILK PAINT company happened almost by accident. In the mid-1970s, Groton-based furniture maker Charles Thibeau couldn’t buy a genuine finish for the 17th- […]

Global Agenda

TEN YEARS AGO, PAUL NISKI, the former creative director for the Gap, moved from New York to Boston for a consulting job and ended up […]

Woven History

AS ONE OF AMERICA’S PREMIER weavers of wearable art, Randall Darwall is a color virtuoso. Whereas most fabric artists might work with five shades, Darwall […]

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Photography by Michael Casey


Product Review: olelo board game

By: Tanya Pai When it comes to playing games, it often feels like our Wii-centric culture doesn’t put a high premium on face-to-face interaction. But […]

All Aglow

WHEN THOMAS EDISON put the finishing touches on his incandescent bulb, he couldn’t have known how radically the radiant orb would change the way we […]

Aged to Perfection

THE TINY, ANCIENT HOUSE sits on a back road in a small town. It’s uncomfortably close to the street, the way houses built almost three […]

Return to Grandeur

A STROLL ALONG HISTORY-rich Brattle Street — where this 1880s Tudor Revival sits proudly on a corner lot — reveals house after flamboyant Victorian house. […]

The Rescuers

DESIGN IN BOSTON has always involved a certain struggle between the historical and the progressive. It’s this tension that has attracted artists to the city […]