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Local Designers Strut Their Stuff

It takes an impressive house to tear eyes away from New England’s famous fall foliage. The historic Potter Estate, which sprawls across the grounds of […]

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Design News From Paris

For the past several years, John and I [co-owners of South End’s PATCH NYC] have traveled to Paris every September to attend Maison & Objet. This twice-a-year […]

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Death of a Wal-Mart, Birth of an Award-Winning Library

McAllen Public Library Who says death can’t be beautiful? Okay, so maybe this Wal-Mart in McAllen, Texas, didn’t die, per se, but it did move, […]

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Is Wireless Audio the Way to Go?

Do you love music? Of course you do. Do you regularly stream music from the internet? Duh. Well then, you’re exactly the demographic that’s defining […]

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Boston Native Taniya Nayak Lights Up

Boston native Taniya Nayak has become a TV design sensation, hosting HGTV’s “House Hunters on Vacation”, appearing as a featured designer on Food Network’s “Restaurant […]

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Now You Can Own Justin Timberlake's Bath Towel

Should we label Justin Timberlake a Renaissance Man or an over-achiever? The singer, actor, businessman, and philanthropist has just added home decor curator to his […]

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Highlights of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair 2012

Last week, I attended the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York, an annual show at the Javitz Center which attracts designers from around […]

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Talking with Artist Vani Sayeed

Newton-based Vani Chandra Sayeed is an interior designer and artist whose aesthetic is deeply affected by her childhood in India. After earning her BFA at […]

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Meet MaRKeT's Jennifer Allen

After working for several years as a visual merchandiser at Baker Knapp & Tubbs in the Boston Design Center, Dorchester native Jennifer Allen decided to […]

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DIY at Marimekko's Crate and Barrel Shop-in-Shop

To celebrate its 60th anniversary this year (and more than four of those decades in collaboration with Crate & Barrel), the Finnish design house has […]

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An Exclusive Interview with International Designer Matthew Hilton

Award-winning British designer Matthew Hilton brought his design savvy to Boston when he spoke last Thursday night at Addo Novo design studio. After more than […]

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Men: It's Now Safe to Buy Candles

When Prometheus (a man) stole fire from the gods, he had a hunch that the hot flame would make a great chick-lure, while its cousin, […]

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Designer du Jour: Vladimir Kagan

From architecture to textiles to furniture, German-born Vladimir Kagan has been a giant design for more than 60 years. Looking at his shapely pieces, like […]

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Boston's Own Jennifer Glickman Competes for Big Money

A blank slate—be it page, canvas, or room—sucks the creativity out of even craftiest of people. Not so for Boston’s Jennifer Glickman, one of four […]

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Your Whiteness Offends Me

Blah blah blah, white tile bathrooms and kitchens, blah blah blah. You know, taking a shower or using the throne shouldn’t feel like a visit […]