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Imbued with Blue

Tharon Anderson presents a fresh interpretation of New England’s favorite color scheme in a traditional Nantucket home that doesn’t try too hard.

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One for the Books

Natural light and a love of literature illuminate this renovation of an Arts and Crafts–style home in Concord.

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Best of Boston Home 2021

One silver lining of spending more time at home? Dozens of new renovation ideas. Start your next remodeling adventure with our 2021 guide to the region’s top designers, builders, makers, and shops, specially curated to help you transform the spaces that matter most.

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Just Keep Swimming

With the pool business booming, there’s no time like the present to start building your own little slice of backyard heaven. Here, three local homes show us how it’s done.

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Sweet Serenity

Studio Watt O’Keefe fills a sprawling Beacon Hill penthouse with peace and sunshine.

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Houses of the Future

From employing eco-friendly materials to considering energy efficiency at every turn, three local dwellings embody the best of sustainable design—and offer a promising example for the spaces of tomorrow.

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Grand Illusion

An open floor plan and a pared-down palette lend airiness to a not-too-large new home on Rocky Neck.

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All in the Details

Dana Arazi Levine brings unity and art deco glamour to a Back Bay home.

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A Tale of Scales

Murdough Design builds a grand home with cabin-like comfort on New Hampshire’s Squam Lake.

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Setting Up Shop

Style director turned entrepreneur Donna Garlough realizes her dream of launching a home-goods boutique.

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Heading Home: A Place in the Sun

Plant guru Amy Martin reveals how she transformed her drab backyard into a vibrant oasis.

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Q&A: Best in Show

Interior designer Kristina Crestin dishes on her new TV series, favorite podcast, and the satisfaction of doing work you love.

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Shuck It

East Boston Oysters’ Alexis Cervasio finds a way to keep the party going.

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Heading Home: Shelter From the Storm

Architect Will Ruhl details his modern take on a porch space in his redesigned oceanside home.

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New England Made: The Wood Life

Lowell native John Welch combines his passions for cooking and woodworking in his Mill City studio.

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Woven Together

Jadine Greenaway and Sheila Galligan launch two textile-forward ventures.

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Heading Home: Happy Place

Interior designer Vani Sayeed reveals the revamped living room in her beloved Dutch Colonial.

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Q&A: Time for Change

Greg Minott, Dream Collaborative cofounder and president-elect of the Boston Society for Architecture, talks fostering diversity in local design.

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Landmark: Dairy Queen

The inside scoop on Boston’s most incongruous architectural icon.

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Heading Home: Opening Up

Interior designer Nina Farmer brings light and garden views to her Beacon Hill kitchen.

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Turning the Page

Retired Poggenpohl designer Rosemary Porto shares a few of her favorite things.

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Q&A: Brave New World

Architect Stephen Chung reflects on how the coronavirus pandemic is shaking up the industry.

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Editors’ Picks: Cane, Reimagined

A staple of ’70s décor, the plant-based beaut gets a modern upgrade.

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Perfect 10: Garden Glam

When you’re toting one of these local gems, watering plants feels downright luxurious.

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Spaces: Made for Discovery

A riverside property on Cape Cod goes from prosaic to poetic with careful siting and casual plantings.

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Palettes: Destination Design

Not ready to hop on a plane just yet? Satisfy your wanderlust with a visual journey through these vacation-home-ready mood boards, each inspired by an exotic locale.

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Renovation: Blame it on Bermuda

Mattye Dewhirst dresses up a Seaport condo for an out-of-town homeowner with a taste for island style.

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Editors’ Picks: Botanical Bliss

Invite the outdoors in this season with nature-inspired wares.

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Perfect 10: Buzzworthy Brew

With these barista-approved tools in tow, homemade espresso drinks are just minutes away.

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Palettes: Amazing Space

Tasked with dreaming up the ultimate home studio or hobby room, three local designers channel their ideas into one-of-a-kind mood boards.

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Artful Outlook

Designer Atsu Gunther turns a Victorian in Cambridge into a contemporary home for a couple from France.

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Spaces: Bohemian Rhapsody

DAG Design and Patina join forces to jazz up a Charlestown bedroom.

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Editors’ Picks: About Face

Featuring abstract forms and silhouettes, these head-turning pieces are all the rage this season.

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Editors’ Picks: Get Moving

Home-fitness gear has never looked better.

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Editors’ Picks: Coral Chic

Need to lighten the mood? Some rosy-hued wares should do the trick.

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Setting Boundaries

Designer Jill Najnigier transforms a Southie studio into a one-bedroom bachelor pad with contemporary flair.

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Spaces: Wonder Wall

Eleven Interiors brings a mix of materials—and a whole lot of character—to a Dedham living room.

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Palettes: Step Right in

From increasingly necessary sanitizing stations to handy places to stash coats, boots, and bags, mudrooms are having a serious moment right now. Here, local designers curate and style inspirational mood boards for this trendy space.

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Editors’ Picks: Perfect Blend

Bring harmony to any home with décor in complementary saffron and blue.

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Editors’ Picks: Grain of Style

Crafted from hardy walnut, these gorgeous wooden wares have serious staying power—in more ways than one.

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Editors’ Picks: Mangia!

Missing your favorite Italian restaurant? Armed with these pasta-making essentials, you’ll be whipping up delizioso meals for your crew in no time.

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Perfect 10: Good Measure

Upgrade your baking game with these stylish measuring cups.

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Palettes: Rooms to Roam

Using a mix of found objects and materials, local designers deftly curate and style unique mood boards for dreamy indoor spaces.

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Perfect Pick

A longtime antiques collector invigorates a historical Back Bay condo with scavenged finds that feel anything but dated.

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Found Art: Out of the Blue

Photographer Susan Murie experiments with an antique printing method.

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Reading List: By the Book

Cities unseen, a groundbreaking artist’s 60-year career, and nature as an element of design.

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Reading List: By the Book

Visionary architecture, art-filled interiors, and a timely look at a landmark photo essay.

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Found Art: Spheres of Influence

Artist Stephanie Christopher adopts an unusual technique.

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Reading List: By the Book

A celebration of Black artists, award-winning architecture, and sustainable décor.

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Found Art: Fruits of His Labor

A local landscape painter brings fresh eyes to a fall tradition.