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Winter 2023 Issue

Home & Property

Best of Boston Home 2023

We live in a region where design talent is endless. Here, you’ll find master builders, seasoned specialists, and craftspeople deeply committed to their trade. We’ve got showrooms and décor shops that will make you dizzy with delight and some of the leading architects and interior designers in the country. With so many top-tier individuals, teams, and firms around us, choosing the winners for these categories is always a challenge—yet it’s a task we here at Boston Home relish. The following pages showcase our deeply considered, highly researched, and mulled-over selections
for those that shined the brightest over the past year.

Feature

Home & Property

Free Reign

When the homeowners relocated with no furniture and few design directives, Mariette Hedeshian set about creating a modern and vibrant haven filled with art and warmth.

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Going Down

A couple reclaims the lower levels of their South End townhouse to create a family-friendly home that exudes modern elegance.

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Stealing Away

An elegant city pied-à-terre designed by Lisa Tharp provides a decadent respite from the daily grind.

Department

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Editors’ Picks: Evergreen Essence

Woodsy, forest green furnishings are a cozy way to bring the outside in—just when you need it most.

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Editors’ Picks: Curve Appeal

Scallop edges appear on a range of products these days. While the wavy curve is a timeless, classic motif, these items show that the detail presents plenty of modern flair, too.

Home & Property

Editors’ Picks: Table Service

For your next dinner party or holiday gathering, your guests will enjoy these dishes as much as the fare served upon them.

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Dining by Design: On the Contrary

The Seaport’s buzziest new restaurant is a masterclass in dichotomy.

Home & Property

Reading List: By the Book

The greatness of green, road tripping across America, and baking with Pain d’Avignon.

Home & Property

Lodging: Rustic Elegance

Menswear designer Todd Snyder revives Hidden Pond’s forested bungalows with hints of luxury and an emphasis on Maine’s varied landscape.

Home & Property

Local Knowledge: Full Circle

Inspired by the architecture around which he grew up, Kevin Cradock has created a solid business based on high-quality craftsmanship, preservation, and paying it forward.

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Landmark: Historic Interpretation

An opulent 1902 Back Bay mansion with interiors designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany is virtually reimagined by Hacin + Associates for modern family living.

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Renovation: The Perfect Blend

Kate Maloney Albiani fashions a fresh look steeped in tradition for a Somerville couple with competing tastes.

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Spaces: Seeing Stars

In a Weston kids’ bedroom, designer Tricia Luong nods to the night sky.

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My Favorite Things

Interior designer Rachel Reider shares some furnishings that have recently caught her eye.

Home & Property

Brick & Mortar: A New Chapter

Beacon Hill Books & Café not only fills a niche in the market—its layered aesthetic appeals to design enthusiasts and book lovers alike.

Home & Property

New England Made: Ticket to Ride

At Madhouse Motors, owner J. Shia relies on history while tapping into her innate creativity and photographer’s eye to restore vintage motorcycles and build custom ones.

Home Design

Home & Property

Editors’ Picks: Evergreen Essence

Woodsy, forest green furnishings are a cozy way to bring the outside in—just when you need it most.

Home & Property

Editors’ Picks: Curve Appeal

Scallop edges appear on a range of products these days. While the wavy curve is a timeless, classic motif, these items show that the detail presents plenty of modern flair, too.

Home & Property

Editors’ Picks: Table Service

For your next dinner party or holiday gathering, your guests will enjoy these dishes as much as the fare served upon them.

Arts & Entertainment

Found Art: Re-Mastered

Maine-based artist Elise Ansel finds alternate meaning and joy in the Old Masters.

Home & Property

Dining by Design: On the Contrary

The Seaport’s buzziest new restaurant is a masterclass in dichotomy.

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Property: Mountain Magnificence

With sweeping views of Stowe Mountain Resort and Mount Mansfield from every room, this expansive retreat is a ski lover’s dream.

Home & Property

Free Reign

When the homeowners relocated with no furniture and few design directives, Mariette Hedeshian set about creating a modern and vibrant haven filled with art and warmth.

Home & Property

Lodging: Rustic Elegance

Menswear designer Todd Snyder revives Hidden Pond’s forested bungalows with hints of luxury and an emphasis on Maine’s varied landscape.

Home & Property

Spaces: Green With Delight

A primary bedroom becomes a refined retreat, enhanced by the homeowner’s favorite hue.

Home & Property

Local Knowledge: Full Circle

Inspired by the architecture around which he grew up, Kevin Cradock has created a solid business based on high-quality craftsmanship, preservation, and paying it forward.

Home & Property

Landmark: Historic Interpretation

An opulent 1902 Back Bay mansion with interiors designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany is virtually reimagined by Hacin + Associates for modern family living.

Home & Property

Renovation: The Perfect Blend

Kate Maloney Albiani fashions a fresh look steeped in tradition for a Somerville couple with competing tastes.

Home & Property

Spaces: Seeing Stars

In a Weston kids’ bedroom, designer Tricia Luong nods to the night sky.

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Shelter: Living in Layers

Designer Robin Gannon uses vivid colors, a range of patterns, and furnishings in a slew of styles to infuse this Lexington home with soul.

Home & Property

My Favorite Things

Interior designer Rachel Reider shares some furnishings that have recently caught her eye.

Home & Property

Brick & Mortar: A New Chapter

Beacon Hill Books & Café not only fills a niche in the market—its layered aesthetic appeals to design enthusiasts and book lovers alike.

Arts & Entertainment

Treasure: Calming Force

A captivating sculpture by Spanish artist Joan Miró is a revered symbol of constancy in Tiina Smith’s home.

Home & Property

Best of Boston Home 2023

We live in a region where design talent is endless. Here, you’ll find master builders, seasoned specialists, and craftspeople deeply committed to their trade. We’ve got showrooms and décor shops that will make you dizzy with delight and some of the leading architects and interior designers in the country. With so many top-tier individuals, teams, and firms around us, choosing the winners for these categories is always a challenge—yet it’s a task we here at Boston Home relish. The following pages showcase our deeply considered, highly researched, and mulled-over selections
for those that shined the brightest over the past year.

Home & Property

Stealing Away

An elegant city pied-à-terre designed by Lisa Tharp provides a decadent respite from the daily grind.

Arts + Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

Found Art: Re-Mastered

Maine-based artist Elise Ansel finds alternate meaning and joy in the Old Masters.

Arts & Entertainment

Happenings

Where to go and what to see for your winter design fix.

Arts & Entertainment

Treasure: Calming Force

A captivating sculpture by Spanish artist Joan Miró is a revered symbol of constancy in Tiina Smith’s home.

Other

Arts & Entertainment

Found Art: Re-Mastered

Maine-based artist Elise Ansel finds alternate meaning and joy in the Old Masters.

Arts & Entertainment

Happenings

Where to go and what to see for your winter design fix.

Home & Property

Reading List: By the Book

The greatness of green, road tripping across America, and baking with Pain d’Avignon.