Best of Boston Home 2011
In our quest to compile the ultimate guide to design and construction, we did our research just the way you would—by polling trusted industry pros, checking and cross-checking references, and pounding the pavement.
Here are the details: After issuing a survey to our extensive panel and assembling a list of contenders, we went undercover from August through October to test the recommended showrooms and service providers ourselves. Then we compared notes and, in some cases, returned for a second look. A few last-minute updates later, and behold: our most exhaustively researched roundup to date.
A timeless mix of contemporary and traditional, this is one style that’s all grown up.
New England has pros aplenty committed to reviving period homes.
In New England, contemporary design is all about balancing traditional materials and bold forms.
The most expensive rooms are also the most difficult to design. But in the right hands, kitchens and baths can look effortless.
Building for the next generation requires rigorous research and creativity. These experts have the knowledge.
Great landscape design and maintenance lets us enjoy fresh air throughout the year.