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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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Changing Places

Patrick Planeta creates an oasis in the Seaport for a pair of soon-to-be empty-nesters.

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Near to One’s Art

A Connecticut couple relocates their family—and extensive contemporary art collection—to a bright and airy new build in Concord.

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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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Kitchens Guide 2020

Read on for all of the inspiration you need to truly maximize this most important of spaces—and simplify your life in the process.

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Return of the Century

Interior designer Nikki Dalrymple restores a 19th-century Somerville home to its former glory.

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Going Coastal

Jill Neubauer Architects designs a glassy abode that puts all eyes on the surrounding landscape.

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Traveling Home

A Newton family brings back the ultimate vacation souvenir—inspiration for their dream house.

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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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Q&A: Changing Course

Architect Maryann Thompson is on a mission to save the planet, one project at a time.

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New England Made: Breaking the Mold

Ceramicist Elizabeth Benotti shapes blocks of clay into textured homewares in her Maine-based studio.

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Heading Home: Finding Balance

Designer Jeff Swanson blends modern sensibility with antique charm in a converted Beacon Hill schoolhouse.

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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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Spaces: Concrete Idea

Diane Burcz Interior Design brings sleek serenity to a downtown bath.

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Editors’ Picks: Rainbow Style

Why choose one accent color when you can have them all?

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Perfect 10: Hold Everything

Stash your stuff in one of these luxe carryalls.

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Editors’ Picks: Natural Choice

Embrace eco-friendliness with furnishings in stylish cork.

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Editors’ Picks: Garden Smart

These compact accessories help even the tiniest green space blossom.

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Palettes: Terraces With a Twist

Drawing inspiration from the cool vibes of summer cocktails, three local design teams shake things up with fresh mood boards for the ultimate outdoor space.

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Spaces: A Private Paradise

Zen Associates revamps an expansive terrace in the Back Bay.

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Icon Everlasting

Under the stewardship of a young family, a midcentury home evolves to suit current-day tastes.

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Editors’ Picks: Brunch Time

Mimosas not included.

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Perfect 10: Hanging Around

Flexing your spring-cleaning muscles? Let these sleek wall hooks help you get organized.

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Editors’ Picks: The Wild Side

Let loose with accessories in bold animal prints.

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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.

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Found Art: Root and Branch

Artist Ryan Kelley calls on an unusual medium to craft his eye-catching sculptures.

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Reading List: By the Book

Wearable art, inspiring photojournalism, and an ode to midcentury-modern design.