Shingle Style on The Bay

A decade’s worth of summers had given the couple ample opportunity to reflect on what they loved—and didn’t—about their...

Tour a Light and Airy Cape Cod Coastal Home

When architect John MacDonald and his team began discussing how to replace their clients’ vintage 1970s waterfront property on...

Classic on Cape Cod

True, it’s a well-used adage, but sometimes the apple really doesn’t fall far from the tree. Architect Richard Wills,...

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Bright White and Coastal

Bright White and Coastal

The house has summer written all over it—from its planked walls, beamed ceilings, and wide windows to its sublime sunroom. In classic coastal style, it’s relaxed and casual with a palette dominated by white, but it’s also stylish and sophisticated. It’s exactly what the homeowners had in mind. It started out as a nondescript, dated seaside cottage on the Cape, with walls covered in dark paneling

The Joy of the Outdoors

The Joy of the Outdoors

Radical Chic At first glance, this expansive Nantucket property had everything its new owners needed. Still, a bit of tweaking was in order. The pool sat in a sunken area tucked between the home and the pool house, leaving no space at the rear of the house for the outdoor kitchen and spa the couple wanted. Front landscaping consisted of little more than a shell driveway and a lawn. Landscape

The Spirit of Nantucket

The Spirit of Nantucket

Call it the dream versus the dune. Lisa Botticelli’s clients had the dream. “Like many people who are hoping to build on Nantucket, an ocean view was at the top of their list,” the architect recalls. “They also said they wanted an open design that brought the outside in and a style that captured the spirit of Nantucket.” The couple, who had long vacationed on the island with their

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Landscape Design…Online

Proof that no industry is immune to the power of technology: even landscape design, traditionally an in-person, on-site service, can now be delivered online…and with impressive results. For years, having your yard

Tracy Glover: A Love Affair With Glass

Tracy Glover: A Love Affair With Glass

For Tracy Glover, it was always about glass. As an artistic child growing up in Alexandria, Virginia, she was taken to art classes and museums, and she spent a lot of her time sketching. But her artistic drive found its focus when

Digging Deep for Parking in Boston

Digging Deep for Parking in Boston

In most areas of the U.S., there would be little question that, should you find yourself paying seven figures for a brand-new luxury condo, a place to park your car would be included. In this regard, Boston—a city where

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Shopping RISD in Person and Online
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Shopping RISD in Person and Online

July 03, 2018

The prestigious Rhode Island School of Design is a regional treasure, with alumni who create world-class art and crafts, but how does one go about taking advantage of their talent? Lucky for us there are several ways to shop for goods created by RISD

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July Events for the Design Minded
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July Events for the Design Minded

June 30, 2018

Designing Beauport, Room by Room July 7 Explore the beautiful summer home of early 20th-century interior designer Henry Davis Sleeper at this special tour that provides access to rooms rarely seen. Marvel at his use of light and color, and explore the

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June Events for the Design Minded
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June Events for the Design Minded

June 01, 2018

Concord Museum Garden Tour June 1–2 Attendees of this annual event are sure to be inspired to create their own outdoor oases by visiting some of the most beautiful gardens in Concord, Massachusetts. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $30 Concord Museum members in

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Decorating with Bird Nests
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Decorating with Bird Nests

May 14, 2018

Walking through my garden in today it finally feels like is spring here! I was thrilled to come across the delightful discovery of two abandoned bird’s nests in the branches of my freshly-blooming lilac and privet trees to add to my nest collection. This collection has served me well as I often use

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