Spring 2011 Issue

Home Design

A South End living room in two styles: one extravagant, one affordable.

Extravagant: $68,231 1 Cassina Pilotta lounge chairs, $5,924 for two, Montage.  2 Altai blanket, $700, Hermès.  3 Fornasetti Scaletta screen, $15,810, the Morson Collection.  4 Cowhide […]

Interior designer Megan Young and architect Isamu Kanda transform a South Boston condo into a beachy bachelor pad.

1 To extend the panoramic views into the adjoining study, Kanda angled the fireplace inward. 2 Removing unnecessary partitions and doors turned a two-bedroom unit […]

All That Glitters

1  Curves Ahead This gilded resin table is a re-creation of Tony Duquette’s biomorphic console, made for a ’60s Bel Air estate. $24,480, Baker Knapp […]

Cambridge designer Kristin Paton unearths locally available treasures in rich, gorgeous hues

Lush Glazes and Deep Patinas Complement Spring’s Awakening. Teapot, $190, soup ladle, $95, sugar bowl, $85 (sold with creamer, not shown), and platter, $350, all […]

The nuts and bolts — or lack thereof — behind a local factory's greenest mattress.

THE SOUNDS OF POUNDING, stapling, and shearing fill the air at the 115,000-square-foot Simmons Bedding Company factory in Agawam — one of 17 in the […]

A North End loft with a history finally goes upscale.

SOME RELATIONSHIPS ARE MEANT to be: Looking for help with renovating his one-bedroom North End condo, Mike Hodgson knew almost instantly he’d found his match […]

Nesting birds bring the gift of song, so why not repay the favor with an avian abode?

IT USED TO BE that only birds twittered and tweeted. Though the online community has appropriated those activities, our feathered friends still own the market […]

With the addition of a good old-fashioned bunk room, a Lake Sunapee home returns to its roots.

MANY REHAB JOBS REQUIRE a grand rethink, an overhaul of concept, space, and orientation. For others, all that’s needed is a subtle shift to morph […]

A busy urban couple and their seven kids find space to unwind at their Berkshires farmhouse.

ROBERT AND CORTNEY Novogratz can do it all; just watch them. The husband-and-wife design team keep calm while running their Manhattan-based firm, Sixx Design; raising […]

A golden couple relocates from New York City to a New Hampshire farmhouse to launch a lifestyle empire.

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 […]

A family expands from two floors to four in a historical Beacon Hill residence.

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

Pod, Julie Baine’s Brookline Village shop, features a chic collection of pretty, practical wares.

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 […]

Leah Giberson creates dreamlike views of everyday life.

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

From waterfalls to Latin funk, design force Denise Korn finds ingenuity just about everywhere.

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 […]