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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 […]

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 […]

View Anew

Photography by Michael Casey

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 […]

Dining In: More or Less

More: $74,145   1 Crystal four-arm lamps, $5,000 for the pair, Antiques at 80 Charles. 2 Sacred 2 by Damien Hirst, $27,500, DTR Modern Galleries. 3 […]

Natural Beauty

Tired of being forced to choose between beauty and the environment, interior designers Roisin Giese and Miggy Mason decided to open their own shop, where […]

Bowled Over

BOSTON-BASED CERAMICIST JILL ROSENWALD has created some exciting pieces lately, but our favorite is this dramatic suzani-inspired bowl. To contemporize the traditional pomegranate motif found […]