Kathleen Tillett’s Personality-Filled Home

The towering open shelf in Kathleen Tillett’s loft is a storyboard and a shrine, a celebration of objects ordinary...

Contemporary on Nantucket

For nearly four decades, a Southern couple summered in a modest cottage on Nantucket’s windswept shore. Nestled alongside grass-covered...

A Vermont Shingle Style Home Mixes Classic and Contemporary

Paul Robert Rousselle smiles when he recalls his client’s sizable wish list for the holiday home she was asking...

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Kitchen & Bath Design 2018

Kitchen & Bath Design 2018

Simply Stunning There’s “wow” factor aplenty in this kitchen, one of the happy results of Mary McKee’s renovation of a late-nineteenth-century house in Newton, Massachusetts. McKee broke through walls to open the kitchen to the living room and to create a back entry that holds a charming floating walnut desk. Sunlight streams in through a new

Tour The Hawthorne Inn in Concord, Massachusetts

Tour The Hawthorne Inn in Concord, Massachusetts

If you want to stand—or sleep, or eat homemade granola—at the crossroads of American literary and revolutionary history, there’s probably no better place to do it than the Hawthorne Inn in Concord, Massachusetts. The bed-and-breakfast sits on former farmland owned in turn by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Amos Bronson Alcott, and

A Delightful Entertaining Space on The Gold Coast

A Delightful Entertaining Space on The Gold Coast

A front door the color of a daffodil? A bright yellow Bronco in the driveway? The French are renowned for their sense of style. And Gaelle Dudley was born and raised in France, so it’s in her DNA. Dudley, who calls herself an interior/exterior designer, is adept at creating both beautiful rooms and fabulous gardens. But then there’s also

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Timber Frame Homes for Every Architectural Style

Timber Frame Homes for Every Architectural Style

Think you’ve got timber framing pegged? Think again: these homes can move in many style directions. Say “timber frame,” and the image that comes to mind for most people is that of a log cabin. Just ask Mike Beganyi of New Energy Works, a company that crafts custom timber spaces across the

Special Invitation: Bespoke Designs in Westport, Connecticut

Special Invitation: Bespoke Designs in Westport, Connecticut

She calls herself a paperpreneuer and a purveyor of obsessive details (loving a clever turn of phrase as much as a beautifully engraved invitation). In fact, Shari Lebowitz is a businesswoman who fell into her niche unexpectedly—but quickly made herself comfortable. Lebowitz is

A Virtual Reality Where Architecture is the Name of the Game

A Virtual Reality Where Architecture is the Name of the Game

You can’t walk into a house that hasn’t been built. That’s a fact. But in today’s reality—today’s virtual reality, that is—you can have an experience that’s pretty darn close. In recent years, virtual reality—a computer-generated simulation that places users in an interactive, three-dimensional

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5 Under 4  2018: Calla McNamara
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5 Under 4 2018: Calla McNamara

August 17, 2018

An eye for detail, light, color, and composition comes naturally to interior designer Calla McNamara, who grew up going to photo shoots for Elle Decor, Metropolitan Home, House Beautiful, and other design publication powerhouses with her father, architectural

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